DIY Digital Breakouts With GSuite!
Explore and create : Creation lab
Have you ever experienced a breakout room? The thrill of solving clues and "breaking out" is unlike any other experience. What if you could bring that into your classroom? You can! Join me as we discuss the whys and how to incorporate them into any classroom.
|Audience:||Library media specialists, Teachers, Coaches|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Participants, prior to the session make sure to have a Google account- GSuite for EDU or personal!|
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
One of the most challenging things about designing lessons include the struggle of engaging students in review. I cannot tell you how many times I have given a study guide and less than half of a class would complete it. However, with Digital Breakouts, it gives the students opportunities to review the content they have learned, or even new content), by collaboration, discourse, and challenges. Even with virtual learning, these can be completed through Google Meet's Breakout Rooms!
To create a Digital Breakout, we will use 2 main things: a Google Form and a Google Site. Other resources can be brought in for clues.
We will begin this session by participating in a Digital Breakout so the viewers can experience it from a students' point of view. I also have communities, templates, and planning-guides readily available for participants.
Introductions and objectives ~ 5 Minutes
Digital Breakout Example- Participants will have the opportunity to explore a breakout in the eyes of a learner before diving into the background. ~10 minutes
How to DIY Digital Breakouts. We will talk about how to lock forms, embed clues, places to create clues, the flow of the form/site, and the sweet rewards of victory! ~30 minutes
Opportunity for participants to work on their own models and ask questions ~15 minutes
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