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Student-Created Digital Breakouts

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Wednesday, June 26, 1:00–2:00 pm
Location: 120A

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Katie Ann Wilson  
Have students show their understanding by having them create digital breakouts. Explore the tools that help students create dynamic digital breakouts.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Having a Weebly, WIX, or SMORE account would be helpful.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Innovative learning environments
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
  • Provide learner-centered environments equipped with technology and learning resources to meet the individual, diverse needs of all learners.
For Students:
Innovative Designer
  • Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Attendees will walk away with a workable digital breakout to use as an example for students development.

Attendees will also receive resources to help support their students' development of their own digital breakouts.


1. Attendees will be asked to collaborate together to solve a digital breakout.
2. Attendees will be given the tools to create their own digital breakout.
3. Attendees will develop a sample digital breakout using their own curricular content.
4. Attendees will be given the support to help their students develop their own digital breakouts to show their learning on a certain topic.

Supporting research

Work Samples:
Team 1 - Tough Times on the Prairie - https://www.smore.com/rfbwc-tough-times-on-the-prairie
Team 2 - Life at the Camp on Pawnee Fork - https://www.smore.com/e9tkz

Kansas History Digital Breakout - Rubric - http://bit.ly/2Rb9pVo
Teacher Example - Intro to the Kansas History Collaboration Project - http://mrswilsonclasses.weebly.com/kansas-history-digital-breakout.html

Scholarly Article:
Chapter 3 - Breakout the Library: Using Escape Room Concepts to Teach and Assess the First-Year Library Orientation Experience


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Katie Ann Wilson, USD 443

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