Thriving with a purpose

Read our classroom stories to find out how these students and leaders discovered their unique greatness. Read our customer success stories to find out how SMART solutions improved learning outcomes in their schools.

Empowering educators to take chances

Jay Salerno says that part of what helps students find their greatness is giving them the opportunity to learn in controlled chaos — especially when it comes to technology.

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Learning to share her voice

In class, Kaylee did not talk. It was not a simple case of shyness. Kaylee has selective mutism, which makes it impossible for her to talk to people she’s not comfortable with.

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Carving a path to a career in science

Cassie didn’t always know she wanted to be an engineer. As a Grade 12 student, she helped design and create a product that helps millions of kids in the developing world study after the sun goes down.

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Giving a shy student a voice

Ja’Shyni was shy. She was shy to the point where she even struggled to tell her teacher her name on the first day of school.

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Creating a sustainable future

Fiercely independent, Jocelyn worked with her peers to discover how hydro-electric energy could relieve the global dependence on fossil fuels.

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Finding confidence in math

In class, Markus was quiet — so quiet that he was almost invisible. The 7th grade student struggled in math and English, and rarely spoke aloud.

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More Listening, Observing and Discussing: Using SMART to Increase Classroom Focus

Researchers at Lancaster University conducted a one year study at Secondary school in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany as it implemented SMART solutions. Learn how the use of SMART interactive displays and software increased student engagement and collaboration.

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Investing in Human Capital

Apartheid left many scars in South Africa that are felt to this day. Find out how one government official is trying to undo the damaging impact of generations of neglect by empowering students and teachers with an ambitious implementation of education technology.

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Building a Bridge to Connect Varied Learning Experiences: The Impact of SMART Learning Suite on Language Acquisition

Find out how integrating Brianna Owens, a 4th Grade Teacher at Espoo International School in Finland used SMART Learning Suite to create a 14% increase on their vocabulary test scores.

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Evolving Past Direct Instruction in Math: Using SMART amp to Deliver Real-Time Differentiation

With SMART amp, Henry Varum, an 8th Grade Math Teacher at Ann Street School in Newark, NJ, was able to engage his students and enhance his lessons in a meaningful way that supported each of their individual learning needs in real time.

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Extending Mathematical Learning Beyond Computation: Creating Math with SMART amp

Find out how integrating SMART amp helped move students beyond computation and contributed to an average increase of 11% between interim assessments.

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Power & Potential: Educating Teachers About Classroom Technology

Charter Schools USA partnered with SMART’s Efficacy & Implementation team to develop a scalable professional development offering with a mix of Train-the-Trainer and Direct-to-Teacher instruction.

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More Accurate & Focused Automaticity with Gamification: Using SMART lab to Increase Math Fact Fluency

Find out how integrating the SMART lab gamification activity Monster Quiz helped students become quicker, more accurate, and more focused on the learning of their addition and subtraction math facts..

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Investing in Technology to Transform Learning Experiences: Enhancing Instructional Strategies with SMART amp

Focusing on SMART amp, Joshua and his team were able to harness the power of Newark Public School District devices and ultimately transform learning experiences for their students with SMART amp.

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Improving Instructional Strategies & Developing Independent Learners: The Power of SMART amp in a Centers-Based Classroom

Find out how a 5th Grade ELA teacher from Newark, NJ used SMART amp to create a learning environment that would engage his students through enhanced collaboration

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Increasing Concept Retention Through Active Participation: Using SMART amp to Transform Note-Taking

Find out how Jody Bean, a 6th Grade Social Studies and ELA teacher from Gardiner Middle School in Oregon City, OR increased her class average by 12% using SMART solutions.

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Empowering Teachers Through a ‘SMART’ Content Creation Event

Find out how CSUSA Schools increased student engagement in the classroom with effective training from SMART’s Efficacy and Implementation Team and Advocacy Team.

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Learning Without Limits: The Impact of SMART amp on STEM

Find out how Marietta Center for Advanced Academics increased student achievement and technology adoption in the classroom with the help of SMART amp collaborative software.

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Rodillian Multi Academy Trust Gets SMART in the Classroom

Rodillian MAT turned to SMART Technologies to see how it could help refresh the interactive boards across its schools. The SMART solution allows them to present lessons and tasks, give direct instructions and check knowledge and understanding more easily.

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Learning in the Hands of Students: Redefining a Classroom with SMART

Find out how Christie Carnahan crafted a technology-focused solution and pedagogy shift with the goal of creating more engaging lesson which increased her students’ overall scores on the California English Language Development Test by an average of 70.8-points.

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Purposeful Earth & Life Science Education: The Incorporation of SMART into a Classroom

To help students engage, explore, explain and evaluate key Earth and Life Science concepts, Donna Campano created engaging, focused lessons that encouraged her students to practice their knowledge, skills, and vocabulary words in a variety of ways.

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Supporting the International Baccalaureate program with SMART

The IB program stresses the importance of high-level critical thinking skills, while emphasizing and requiring that these skills be applied in projects that focus on international-mindedness and community engagement.

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SMART amp drives collaboration in Hawaii

Read how Amy Yonashiro, a math teacher in ‘Iolani, Hawaii, has spearheaded the rollout of SMART amp software into ‘Iolani classrooms, leading to widespread use of the software throughout the school with some amazing results.

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Engineering Brightness: lighting up the world

This is the incredible story of three schools, on three different continents with one goal. They came together over SMART’s education software to design, build and 3D-print sustainable lights for the developing world, without ever being in the same room.

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