21. March 2013 15:43
In the SmartLab, we're fond of saying "Learning's different here..."
It's different in a lot of ways - the emphasis on collaboration, intrinsic motivation, student-centered learning, and a multidisciplinary approach to academic content are all core philosophical elements in the SmartLab program.
Here's a great example from SmartLab students at Tafolla Middle School in San Antonio, Texas as they combine science, engineering, and digital media arts to promote their solar powered car competition.