Learning in Mississippi


Learning Objectives

Boost PBL + STEM Learning in Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Education’s goals for enhancing K–12 STEM education include developing rigorous academic standards, integrating technology into education, and providing relevant professional development for educators. By embedding foundational STEM concepts into their curriculum, Mississippi schools will be well-positioned to prepare students for future technological advancements and the demands of the modern workforce.

SmartLab can help your school successfully align with Mississippi’s commitment to strengthening STEM education through an engaging, PBL-rich environment where students thrive. 


Support All Learners with Project-Based Engagements

Our hands-on learning environment not only enriches students’ understanding of essential STEM concepts, but also helps them develop and practice the interpersonal skills they need to succeed in the classroom and the workplace. In a SmartLab, students learn to lead, collaborate, communicate, and reset when things don’t go as planned—all while building a robot from scratch or developing solutions to climate change.

  • SmartLab empowers learners of all ages and abilities to apply fundamental science, technology, engineering, and math principles to problems they can relate to. | Learn More
  • SmartLab fosters genuine connections to learning, leading to higher student engagement and better academic performance. | Learn More
  • Learners develop essential life skills such as goal-setting, time management, teamwork, independence, and innovative thinking while engaging in hands-on, minds-on activities. | Learn More
  • Students master academic principles and gain practical knowledge that applies across various careers—all while having fun! | Learn More
  • SmartLab lessons can be adapted to meet the diverse needs and abilities of all learners, helping them stay on track with their learning goals. | Learn More
  • We provide educators with extensive training and technical support, enabling them to dedicate more attention to teaching. | Learn More



Achieve Academic Excellence in Mississippi

Mississippi’s state-specific standards framework, based on the Common Core, addresses statewide and local educational goals while ensuring that students are prepared for college and career opportunities. SmartLabs are in 70% or higher alignment with the following standards:

  • Common Core Standards of Mathematical Practice: Learners apply mathematical concepts to solve problems they can see and feel. | Learn More
  • Next Generation Science Standards: Hands-on learning engagements bring core science concepts to three-dimensional life. | Learn More
  • International Society for Technology in Education Standards: Empowered with access to innovative tools—and the agency to explore their applications—students grow into their roles as digital citizens. | Learn More

SmartLab Learning in the USA

See which schools and districts in the USA have implemented SmartLab solutions.

Discover Your Funding Options

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

  • Clarify the alignment between SmartLab objectives and allowable use of Title I, II, and IV funds
  • Help you navigate the ESSER, ESSA, and EANS allocation process
  • Help you identify a wide variety of technology-friendly grant programs that best match your school or district’s needs and resources 
  • Conduct a free, personalized Research Report
  • Provide you with free grant proposal editing services

ESSER for Public Schools

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund


EANS for Private Schools

Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools


Private Donors

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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.

Learn More About ESSER for Public Schools

EANS Funding Can Support STEM Programs

Talk to a CLS Regional Sales Manager to learn how your private school can access the right funds.

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Our Partners

Equitable STEM Programming Made Possible

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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.

Happy clients talk about SmartLab

Hear from our happy clients.

Dr. Stoney Beavers

“The students have more say in their own learning—they get to drive it. Here, collaboration has increased, and it‘s more of a social learning environment. The students have pride in what they‘re doing.”

Dr. Stoney Beavers
Assistant Superintendent, Blount County Schools | Public | Oneonta, AL
Dr. Tracy Bonday

“We are a school that is focused on providing our girls with STEM opportunities. We were looking for curriculum that would allow us to fully utilize the space for all of our girls which meant we needed access to a scaffolded curriculum K-12. Additionally, we wanted a program that was focused on 21st century skills that would align with our mission for educating our young women.”

Dr. Tracy Bonday
Head of High School, Ursuline Academy of New Orleans | Private | New Orleans, LA
Abigail Welch

“Our students have made amazing progress in their problem-solving skills, have learned how to set effective personal goals, and are constantly testing the bounds of what is possible by collaborating on exciting ideas.”

Abigail Welch
SmartLab Facilitator, Lincoln Christian School | Private | Tulsa, OK

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