Much has been written and discussed about what is obsolete in the classroom and what the 21st Century Classroom should be like. Following is a photo essay of a recent makeover of the Middle School at Saint Paul’s School in Clearwater Florida. Through the generosity of parents and supporters, the Middle School Building underwent a complete makeover to become the model of what a 21st Century Classroom should look like!

21st Century Classroom
21st Century Classroom
School furniture should be comfortable and conducive to collaboration.
School furniture should be comfortable and conducive to collaboration. Displaying Student Projects inspires quality.
Areas for breakout groups accommodate project based learning.
Breakout areas foster group discussion for project based learning.
A modular stage for impromptu performances adds creativity to a lesson.
A modular stage for impromptu performances adds creativity to a lesson.
The table tops are actually whiteboards that can be drawn on providing a means to communicate ideas.
The table tops are actually whiteboards that can be drawn on providing a means to communicate ideas.
These are not your father's lockers. Wider to accommodate back packs and space on top to display student projects.
These are not your father’s lockers. Wider to accommodate backpacks and space on top to display student projects.
A Makerspace is a key part of a 21st Century School. This is the ultimate resource for the "4 Cs"
A Makerspace is a key part of a 21st Century School. This is the ultimate resource for the “4 Cs”
3D printing at Saint Paul's School in Clearwater teaches students rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing.
3D printing at Saint Paul’s School in Clearwater teaches students rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing.
All rooms have tables can be easily rearranged to accommodate different group sizes.
All rooms have tables that can be easily rearranged to accommodate different group sizes.
At Saint Paul's School in Clearwater we have a dedicated room for Legos and Robotics. We start Pre-K using the more advanced Legos.
At Saint Paul’s School in Clearwater we have a dedicated room for Legos and Robotics. We start Pre-K using Legos.

 

 

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