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Chromebook Clout @HopkinsSchool

With great power comes great responsibility. At Hopkins School, students and teachers are exploring their new technological superpowers while learning strategies to help them become outstanding digital citizens. What force has brought this new bounce to the building?


This year Hopkins School met a major instructional technology goal when the school doubled the number of Chromebooks. Each student now has access to the tool throughout the school day. Here are some graphical insights into how our students and staff are rising to the potentiality and challenges that accompany our new capabilities.


While the story of the Chromebooks continues to play out at Hopkins, one thing is clear. Students and staff have pledged to use our new powers for the good!

 


By: Steph Doty
 Technology Integration Coordinator
 Hopkins School
 @HopkinsTechLib / @BlendedTeaching
 Cross-posted to blendedteachingtimes.wordpress.com
Oct
31

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Breakoutedu Updates

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 to the hundreds of free games and resources, they are launching two new premium elements. On the platform you will find 100+ new “Subject Packs” that contain games for specific content areas and a tool for building custom digital games.

Subject Packs

Here’s a list of the first collections. If you don’t see the game you’re looking for, you can request new game topics.
The NEW Breakout EDU Digital

They’ve created a new tool where you can build and share custom digital games with your students and see their results. Click here to play a sample Halloween game created for elementary students. Learn more about the new tool at BreakoutEDU.com/digital

Breakoutedu has new locks with their packaged boxes that let you change the type of lock per game!

Breakoutedu also works well with Brainpop

 

 

By Chrystal Hoe, Secondary Technology Integration Coordinator, GET & GCI

Digital Learning

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…

Photo: HHS Students at Harvard University CS50 Field Trip

Computer Science Students Head to Harvard University for CS50 Lecture

Friday, October 6, 2017

As September came to a close, 40 Hopkinton High School students trekked into Cambridge to hear a lecture by Harvard University’s David Malan. Already familiar with the professor…