PBL + STEM/STEAM Learning in Texas

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 Accomplish Strategic Objectives

STEM Learning in the Lone Star State

By implementing innovative, standards-aligned programming in all schools, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) aims to prepare young learners to compete in the global economy of tomorrow. To support educators and students in achieving this goal, schools and districts need to improve access to equitable, high-quality education that fulfills Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards (TEKS)

It all starts with leveraging engaging learning tools at the elementary and secondary school levels, with an emphasis on STEM and STEAM concepts. More than a check in a box, TEKS-aligned SmartLab Learning Solutions help students of all abilities build a foundation for lifelong curiosity and postsecondary success.

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Postsecondary Success Starts Here

The TEA’s current four-part strategic plan is anchored in strengthening math and reading skills, improving academic performance, supporting and recruiting educators, and helping young learners connect their high school experience to college and beyond. 

SmartLab Learning Solutions can support Texas schools and districts in meeting these objectives by:

  • Connecting core math and science concepts to project-based, hands-on activities. | Learn More 
  • Leading students in practicing goal-setting, time management, autonomy, and creative problem-solving. | Learn More
  • Reigniting educators’ passion for teaching with comprehensive facilitator training. | Learn More
  • Aligning with state and federal education standards — including TEKS, Common Core, NGSS, and ISTE — to improve testing performance. | Learn More
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SmartLab Learning in Texas

See which Texas schools and districts have implemented SmartLab Learning solutions. 

Discover Your Funding Options

The Creative Learning Systems team has helped public, private, rural, urban, large, and small schools secure funding. Our funding specialists can:

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ESSER for Public Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

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EANS for Private Schools

Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools

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Private Donors

Discover organizations committed to equitable learning opportunities.

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Funding Through Grants

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Maximize ESSER Funding to Engage Students

Learn what to prioritize when applying for ESSER funding.

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EANS Funding Can Support STEM Programs

Talk to a CLS funding specialist to learn how your private school can access the right funds.

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Our Partners

Equitable STEM Programming Made Possible

Meet the private donors working to make SmartLab Learning accessible to all.

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Explore Active Grant Opportunities

You don’t have to go it alone — the CLS team can help you with the grant search and application process.

Hear From Our Happy Clients

Alice Hill

“In our school, some students need help learning to resolve conflict… In a SmartLab HQ, students learn to be problem-solvers while boosting their communication skills—this helps them learn how to resolve conflicts. Here, they’re engaged and on-task. They’re thinking, learning, and solving problems.”

Alice Hill
SmartLab Facilitator, Aldine ISD Magnet School| Houston, TX
Todd Baringer

“They want to stay in the SmartLab HQ through their classes, during lunch, during recess, and yes—we actually have to ask our students to leave the school because it’s time to go home.” 

Todd Baringer
Principal, Prince of Peace Christian School | Carrollton, TX

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Ready to bring SmartLab Learning to your school?

We’re excited to hear from you. Let’s change the way your students engage with math and science—in and outside the classroom.