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Equal access to quality project-based learning for rural students

Roughly 20% of students in the United States live in rural school districts where access to STEM resources are harder to come by because of

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Providing equitable services to students with special needs

RKS Associates is a network of schools in New Jersey dedicated to providing students with special needs therapeutic and real-world

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This small town had a big vision to prepare students for STEM careers

Four years ago, the school’s STEM program consisted of a single computer science class, but to ensure their students were prepared for

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Reimagining learning into award-winning schools

The team at McHenry School District 15 was looking to reimagine learning for K–8 students. They wanted to give students a choice in their

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Going beyond STEM to teach essential skills

When the team at Jewell Houston Academy, a magnet school in Texas, looked for a STEM program, they wanted one that would not only engage

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Improving math scores at a Denver elementary

Two years before the school added a SmartLab HQ, the school’s standardized math scores fell two percentile points below district

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Transforming a library into a future-ready “SmartLibrary”

As the first internet-generation rises through the school ranks, libraries across the country are faced with the struggle of how to remain

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Providing essential skills to all children

To level the playing field for low-income learners, generous donors helped install SmartLab HQs in two Arvada, Colorado elementary schools.

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One-person team uses ingenuity and creativity to secure funding

With a little ingenuity, the one-person team at this small private school in Pennsylvania was able to secure the funding for a new SmartLab

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Ensuring access to project-oriented, technology-rich experiences

The team at Denver Academy, a small independent school in Colorado, wanted to provide their students with experiences where they could work

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Engaging every student—regardless of ability

With standardized test scores plateauing for gifted students who were craving more hands-on experiences, the team at Danbury Local School

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With achievement taking a deep dive, this middle school turned things around

In middle school, engagement is particularly important because adolescents may struggle socially and emotionally during this transitional