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Mission: Anything’s Possible With Google Expeditions and Breakout EDU

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Participate and share : Poster


Sunday, June 23, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 11

Jacob French   Shannon Curry   Karen Nichols  
Learn how Google Expeditions and Breakout EDU can be combined to teach students critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills while experiencing locations around the world through virtual reality. Solve cross-curricular clues and learn how students can become “secret agents” to save the world!

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google Expeditions
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Augmented, mixed and virtual realities
Grade level: 6-8
Subject area: Social studies, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
  • Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
  • Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This session will demonstrate how Google Expeditions and Breakout EDU were combined to teach students critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills while experiencing locations around the world through virtual reality. Solve cross-curricular clues and learn how students became “secret agents” to save the world!

Supporting research

Learning is student centered.
https://www.iste.org/standards/essential-conditions/student-centered-learning

Breakout EDU requires critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication.
http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/A-Guide-to-Four-Cs.pdf

Students learn to "fail forward."
https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=509&category=In-the-classroom&article=

Virtual reality allows us to transport our students to environments they may not have access to otherwise.
https://www.iste.org/explore/articleDetail?articleid=803

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Presenters

Jacob French, Hoke County Schools
Shannon Curry, Hoke County Schools
Karen Nichols, Hoke County Schools

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