Brandon Valley (South Dakota) is justifiably excited about their new SmartLab. Earlier this fall, News4 reported on the Brandon Valley Intermediate School SmartLab. A recent article in The Argus Leader provides more fascinating perspectives about this innovative program.
In the article, SmartLab Facilitator Matt Mueller provides valuable insights into how a SmartLab program can benefit the entire school. “I’ve been asking the core teachers, like the math and the reading teachers, 'what are you seeing with kids that have had the lab' and they say they are not afraid to fail, they ask more questions, they want to know why something is the way it is, and for all of our learners, that’s what we want."
Click the link below to download the full article. BrandonValleyArticle_ArgusLeader.pdf (7.3MB)
Earlier this week, we posted a WTVA news video about the new SmartLab in Columbus High School in Mississippi. Here's another great news article about the program from The Dispatch.
We often feature articles in this blog about how SmartLabs excite and engage learners. This article shows how SmartLabs can also inspire a community.
Colorado Superintendent of the Year Brian Ewert talks about Creative Learning Systems and how SmartLabs have helped Englewood Schools.