School creates 21st century classroom

Robot Battles *
Robot battle. Peter Walker, left, and Hassan Gondal pit their programmed robot against another robot during official opening events for the new Technology Learning Commons at Brampton’s Castlebrooke Secondary School. The commons area is a space that allows students to learn through independent exploration, experimentation and collaboration.
Photo by George Beshiri

Students at Castlebrooke Secondary School battled for robot supremacy during official opening of the Brampton school’s Technology Learning Commons.

The school, which opened with Grade 9 and 10 students this past September, marked the opening of this unique learning space with a robotics competition. The commons area is a space that allows students to learn through independent exploration, experimentation and collaboration.

Castlebrooke was constructed with the goal of providing students with an innovative learning environment for the 21st century. The use of technology to accommodate learning anytime and anywhere is a focus for students and staff.

Read more: BramptonGuardian Article: School creates 21st century classroom.