Technology at Thornton Academy
Thornton Academy continually renovates the infrastructure of its historic campus and reviews its curriculum to provide our students with the most technologically-advanced preparation for 21st century careers.
• The Engineering Lab is an excellent example of how Thornton Academy retrofits spaces to match current teaching initiatives. Room 55 used to be a lecture hall, but in the summer of 2013 the lecture hall was gutted, its banked seating removed, and the room rebuilt into a Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM) Laboratory.
• The design of the Engineering Lab supports the “guide on the side” style of teaching. Students in Everyday Engineering, Honors Engineering, and Applied Math and Science classes have the opportunity for hands-on creative innovation and design-testing experiences, exactly the skills expected of 21st Century workers.