55 Genius School Hacks That You Wish You Had At School

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.

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 My School’s Periodic Table

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#2 This Door In A Math Classroom

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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

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

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#5 My School Has Skateboard Parking

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

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#7 Technical University Munich Put Slides In Their Building. I’m Pretty Jealous

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#8 My Daughter’s First Grade Classroom Has Desks With Pedals So Kids Can Move While Learning

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#9 Hate Getting Stuck Behind Slow People On The Stairs? My School Just Put These In Everywhere On Campus

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#10 My Son’s School Has A Vending Machine For School Supplies

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

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#12 This Japanese Kindergarten Is Built Around A Tree

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#13 My University Has Coasters That Can Test Your Drink For Rape Drugs

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#14 My Kid’s New School Has A Twirly Slide To Get Downstairs

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#15 This School Has A Slide Direct From Classroom To Playground. Childhood Dream

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#16 Our Local High School Has Solar Panel Tables With Usb Outlet Ports For Students To Charge Their Devices

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#17 This Just Got Installed At My School. A Public Work Bench For Your Bicycle Compete With Tools And A QR Code For Common Repair Help

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#18 School Paints Lockers As Book Spines To Create An “Avenue Of Literature”

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#19 Lovely Counting Stairs

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#20 I Found This In My School Computer Room

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#21 My School Gym Has A Complimentary Sunscreen Dispenser

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#22 My University Math Lab Chairs Have Binary On Them

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#23 My School Has A Nap Room

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#24 My University Provides Students With Dogs As A Stress Reliever During Finals Week

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#25 This Vending Machine At My School Sells Various School Supplies

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#26 How To Encourage College Kids To Recycle

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#27 The Science Building In My University Has Periodic Tables

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#28 This Is How My University Stops Thieves

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#29 In Addition To Bike Racks, My School Has Skateboard Racks

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#30 An Easy Improvement

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#31 Classroom Clock

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#32 My College Has Chairs To Help With Stairway Evacuations

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#33 This Stapler Is Mounted Outside Of A Classroom In One Of My University’s Buildings. I Have Never Seen This Before, But It Is A Brilliant Idea

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#34 Basement Floor Of My Campus Library Has A Treadmill With A Computer, So You Can Exercise And Study At The Same Time

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#35 My Schools Propaganda Against E-Cigs

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#36 My University Puts QR Codes On Some Of The Trees So That Passersby And Students Can Identify Them

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#37 My Windowless Classroom Has Fake Sky Panels In Place Of The Plastic Covers On The Fluorescent Lights

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#38 My University Has A Secured Charging Station You Can Safety Lock And Charge Your Devices

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#39 This Machine That Detects Sound-Level At My University’s Library

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#40 The Most Amazing Desk I Have Sat In In College!

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#41 Cool Classroom For ADHD Teens In Israel

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#42 My University Has Marker Board For Walls In Their Library Study Rooms

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#43 This School Has A Water Fountain And Bottle Fountain

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#44 My College Has A Vending Machine For Violin Strings And Woodwind Reeds

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#45 Staircase At My University Gives You A Step By Step Calorie Burn Count

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#46 My College Just Installed New White Board Tables

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#47 Every Math’s Teachers Dream Door Mat

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#48 My University Has Peep-Holes On Classroom Doors So You Don’t Walk In On A Class

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#49 Great Way To Learn

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#50 Multiplication Up

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#51 My School Has An All Gender Restroom

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#52 The Supermarket At My University Allows You To Up/Downvote New Products And At 50 Likes It Is Adapted Into The Shop

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#53 My Chemistry Teacher Modded His Classroom Lab Tables. Installed Semi-Touch Screen Computers Into The Middle Of The Desks With Mac Mini’s, Wii Remotes, Projectors, Etc.

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#54 The Clock In My Chemistry Classroom

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#55 My Daughter’s School Uses These To Transport Babies Around The Campus

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#56 This Class Has A Mirror At The Back So The Teacher Can See The Students’ Monitors

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