Finding a love for coding
Caleb and his teacher shared a passion for technology. Caleb realized that passion could open doors for him to pursue a career in computer programming.
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.
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.
Fiercely independent, Jocelyn worked with her peers to discover how hydro-electric energy could relieve the global dependence on fossil fuels.
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.
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.
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.
Christie Carnahan crafted a technology-focused solution and pedagogy shift with the goal of creating more engaging lessons which led to a 70.8-point average improvement in her students' growth, with an average median improvement of 63 points.
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.
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.