Breakoutedu Updates

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The All-New Breakout EDU The new Breakout EDU Platform provides you with 300+ games that were previously available are still available for free on the new platform. In addition…

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Seesaw is Blending Learning, Unleashing Creativity, and Building Confidence

Friday, October 20, 2017

Whether students are focusing on a subject area, social emotional learning, or both, Seesaw has been invaluable in empowering their learning.  Hundreds of students at both Center and Elmwood…

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Last Year’s Third Graders LED With Passion and Innovation

Friday, September 15, 2017

At the end of last year, four third grade classrooms were exploding with passion and students were running back even during the final days.  Together with their teachers,…

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A Technology Integration Dream

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Wellness Team at Elmwood School made an important decision this year.  They realized that the method they were using to deliver lessons wasn’t working as well as they had…

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Games in the Math Classroom

Friday, April 7, 2017
Photo: Close Up of Student Playing Heads Up!

“You use it to solve problems.” “It has buttons” “There is one one on your phone.” A small group of students shout out clues to help their teammate…

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Fueling Each Other With 21st Century Learning

Monday, April 3, 2017

In The Principal of Change post about Chapter 6 from The Innovator’s Mindset, George Couros asks this question: Would you rather be engaged or empowered as an educator?…

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Catching the Hype!

Friday, January 27, 2017

A powerhouse month when it comes to digital learning, students at Elmwood School have been catching the hype. Thrively “How do you SHINE?”  This is a question many…

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First Graders Take on Passion Based Projects About Earth

Friday, December 23, 2016

Room 12 at Center School participated in a science-based Genius Hour and I am fortunate to have joined them.  From learning about earth as a class to choosing a question…

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Self-directed Learning: It’s Elementary!

Friday, December 16, 2016

How can technology redefine the student-teacher relationship? In the typical mind’s eye, students are seen taking the lead from teachers. A transition occurs between subjects. Teachers give students…

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Embracing the 4 C’s With Kindness

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

With even our youngest students, 21st century learning is playing an essential role in education and Mrs. Homan’s kindergarten class is leading by example.  We often hear of the 21st Century “Super…

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