In the spring of 2017, St. Joseph Catholic School launching the idea of its XSTR2EAM Center. This facility will provide students with a rigourous and highly collaborative, interactive learning environment that is technologically rich and provides extensive means to communicate in a diverse and global setting. Students will learn to develop their 21st Century skills while immersed in a diverse cross-curricular curriculum.
The XSTR2EAM Center includes the following concept areas:
1. Interactive Workspace
2. Distance Learning Center
3. Makerspace (Robotics, Legos, etc.)
4. Media Production Center
5. zSpace 3D Learning
7. Project Based Learning
8. Computer Game Development
Phase 1: zSpace
In January, 2017, eleven zSpace units were purchased to utilized by students and staff in curriculum-based activities. For further information on this system, visit http://edu.zspace.com/.
Phase 2: Renovation of the old computer lab to make way for the new placement of the school library.
Phase 3: Renovation of the existing school library for future components of the XSTR2EAM Center including a Media Center and Distant Learning Center.