On a typical school day in the Elizabeth Forward School District, which covers parts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, students engage in learning activities that are anything but typical for public education. Elementary students visit a mobile fabrication lab, where they use laser cutters and other tools to turn raw ideas into prototype objects. Middle school students learn math and language arts by using motion-capture technology and whole-body movement to control a giant computer...

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