Whether you're in middle school, high school, university, or anything in between, it has never been a better time to be a student. Schools around the globe are embracing clever and practical new technologies and ideas in their buildings, all geared towards making life easier for students and teachers alike. It's not all just for show, either - a 2012 study by the Miami-Dade Public School Board showed that modern school facilities actually contribute to the well-being and academic performance of students, and that teachers working in a more technologically-advanced environment are more likely to keep their jobs.


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Here at Bored Panda, we think these ingenious upgrades deserve some recognition, so we've put together a list of some of the most creative and cool things people have installed at their schools.

Vote for the ones you'd most like to bring to your principal's desk, and add photos of your own school's smart creations below!

#1 Technical University Munich Put Slides In Their Building. I'm Pretty Jealous

Technical University Munich Put Slides In Their Building. I'm Pretty Jealous

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tweetybird 1 week ago

they should have these at all large schools

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#2 This Door In A Math Classroom

This Door In A Math Classroom

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John L 1 week ago

One of the few good ideas here. Its easy to use, and cost effective.

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#3 My Son's Homework Has A Barcode That When Scanned Takes Him To An Instructional Youtube Video Posted By His Teacher Related To The Lesson

My Son's Homework Has A Barcode That When Scanned Takes Him To An Instructional Youtube Video Posted By His Teacher Related To The Lesson

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Alusair Alustriel 1 week ago

Wow! That's such a good idea and also great job by the teacher!

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#4 My School's Periodic Table

My School's Periodic Table

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Anna Thouvenin 1 week ago

Do they actually keep Uranium there?

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#5 This Japanese Kindergarten Is Built Around A Tree

This Japanese Kindergarten Is Built Around A Tree

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John L 1 week ago

Highly innovated and worthwhile. :D

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#6 I Found This In My School Computer Room

I Found This In My School Computer Room

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#7 My Son's School Has A Vending Machine For School Supplies

My Son's School Has A Vending Machine For School Supplies

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Brianna Bastian 1 week ago

Yess, this is actually the most brilliant thing ever.

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#8 New Preschool In Japan Collects Rainwater Into Puddles For Kids To Play In

New Preschool In Japan Collects Rainwater Into Puddles For Kids To Play In

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boredhuman 1 week ago

wow this look great.

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#9 How My University Is Helping Us Get Over Exam Stress

How My University Is Helping Us Get Over Exam Stress

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Alusair Alustriel 1 week ago

Oh yes... those... hm... Everytime I get a package, I get glassy eyes after a few seconds of "pop... pop... pop..." I find it disturbingly addictive :x Pop.... pop... pop... pop...

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#10 My Cooking Class Has A Mirror On The Ceiling So We Can See What The Teacher Is Doing

My Cooking Class Has A Mirror On The Ceiling So We Can See What The Teacher Is Doing

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Lord Beerus 1 week ago

Our school does too, i'm pretty sure a lot of schools have this since my sister's school did too

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