The Epic Breakout EDU Appsmash Challenge
Explore and create : BYOD
Sunday, June 23, 1:30–2:30 pm
Melissa Bazner Arielle Goldstein Kristina Holzweiss
How well do you know your digital web tools and apps? Can you Flipgrid, Buncee or Doink with the best of them? Roll up your sleeves and stretch your legs on the race to get to the finish line first. Will your team win the Epic Breakout EDU Appsmash Challenge?
|Audience:||Teachers, Professional developers, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Flipgrid
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Game-based learning and gamification|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Related exhibitors:||WeVideo, Inc. , Slido , Screencast-O-Matic , Quizizz Inc. , Pear Deck , Nearpod , Kahoot! EDU, Inc. , Flipgrid , CoSpaces , Buncee|
The participants will work through a series of puzzles in teams, collecting artifacts of their learning along the way to successfully unlock the digital Breakout EDU,
Introduction, explanation, game rules - 5 minutes
Breakout EDU - 20 minutes
BrainBreak - 5 minutes
Continue Breakout - 20 minutes
Small group reflection - 5 minutes
Large group wrap up - 5 minutes
Melissa has been teaching 7th-grade English Language Arts for 24 years in York, Pennsylvania. She is a Google-certified educator who helped pilot a BYOD program at her school and is now in a 1:1 Chromebook classroom.
Kristina A. Holzweiss is a high school educational technology enrichment specialist on Long Island, New York. She shares ideas and resources about her school library and makerspaces on her website bunheadwithducttape.com. Kristina was named the School Library Journal Librarian of the Year in 2015, a National School Board 2016 - 2017 "20 to Watch" emerging education technology leader, and a 2018 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She is also the winner of the 2015 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher Award and 2015 Long Island Technology Summit Fred Podolski Leadership and Innovation Award.