Source
Scholastic Kids Press Corps
The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Robot Teachers and Floating Chairs?

Austin, Texas, elementary school looks to the future

By Trinity Vogel | September 23 , 2010

When Kid Reporter Trinity Vogel asked her fellow students about the classroom of the future, she heard about robot teachers, floating chairs, and boosters to transport kids around campus. The teachers and her principal were more realistic, but just as creative in envisioning how their students could be learning just a few years from now.

Click play below to find out about today — and possibly tomorrow — at Timy Baranoff Elementary School in Austin, Texas.






kid reporter trinity vogel school video
 

OUR SCHOOLS, OUR FUTURE

In conjunction with NBC News' Education Nation, Kid Reporters around the country have interviewed their teachers, principals, and classmates about the state of education in their communities and what the classroom of the future might look like in the special report Our Schools, Our Future.

NEWS FOR KIDS, BY KIDS


Get the latest on national and international events, movies, television, music, sports, and more from the Scholastic Kids Press Corps.

  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Map Skills for Today: The Americas In Focus - Grade 5

    Map Skills for Today: The Americas In Focus - Grade 5

    Map Skills For Today, the most effective and engaging way to teach map-reading skills. These practice books introduce students to a wide variety of maps and geography terms. 48 pages of up-to-date maps and map analysis activities make Map Skills for Today the most fun and engaging way to build critical geography skills and introduce students to the world. Each Map Skills for Today Workbook includes:

    • 48 pages of geography activities help students master critical map-reading skills, from finding their way around town to identifying countries around the world
    • Colorful, up-to-date maps, including a wide variety of physical and political maps
    • Map analysis and critical thinking questions that require students to draw conclusions from each map
    You get all this and more at only $4.95 per workbook!

    $4.95 You save: 50%
    Work Book | Grade 5
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Map Skills for Today: The Americas In Focus - Grade 5
    Grade 5 $4.95
    Add To Cart
  • Teacher Store
  • The Teacher Store  
    Undercover Agents

    Undercover Agents

    by Jil Fine

    Another great title from Scholastic. Detailed description coming soon.

    $5.21 You save: 25%
    Paperback Book | Grades 7-8
    Add To Cart
    Educators Only
    Undercover Agents
    Grades 7-8 $5.21
    Add To Cart
Privacy Policy
EMAIL THIS

* YOUR FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S FIRST NAME ONLY

* FRIEND'S EMAIL ADDRESS

MESSAGE
Here's something interesting from Scholastic.com