Monday, January 29, 2018

CCSD Bright Spot: Breakout EDU: Student Edition



https://www.smore.com/jd23x-breakout-edu-digital
Many of us are familiar by now with Breakout EDU.  If you aren't, check out the Bright Spots about Breakout EDU in the elementary classroom and in a high school journalism class.


Traditionally, teachers find Breakouts or create their own and present them to students to help them learn about a topic before a unit starts, to reinforce information learned, or as a team-building activity, to name a few. But how about having students create Breakouts for their peers? 
http://www.coolcatteacher.com/breakout-edu-adam-bellow/

This is exactly the task assigned to students by Librarian Dr. Michael Stanley and 8th Grade Reading Teacher Andrew Jinkens of Liberty Middle School. Students were learning about Utopian societies through reading, and were asked to create Breakouts for their peers to solve.

Check out the video below to learn more about this project:

For more information about Breakout EDU, please check out the following resources: 
Breakout EDU- Official Site
Introducing Breakout EDU- from James Sanders
Breakout EDU- from Rachel Porter




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