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Is this the classroom of the future?

Published November 15, 2010 2:21 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2010, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Slate.com recently held a contest to solicit designs to reinvent the classroom. And they've now picked a winner with a design that is partly indoor, partly outdoor and has adjustable furniture, an art area, video screens, communal areas for classes to share, mirrors that allow for eye contact when a student and teacher sit at a computer together.

To see the winning design go here.

Reformers have long complained that classrooms today still look too much like they did 100 years ago despite changes in the world.