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Breakout o’ th’ Gangplank

Together again! I had the honor to present a session with the amazing Rayna Freedman at the MassCUE & MASCD Spring Leadership Conference, Lead Like a Pirate. We put a twist on the typical escape room. We showed how they could be used as a professional development tool in schools. “Breakout o’ th’ Gangplank” workshop …

A semester of great accomplishments!

This is the weekend of transition for teachers who have semester-long courses. I said goodbye to my first semester students on Friday and will say hello to all new students on Monday. It was a great fall semester despite the hiccups from a new school schedule, teaching a brand new course, and the implementation of …

BreakoutEDU in the classroom!

BreakoutEDU has really taken classrooms by storm. Using Breakout boxes sold by BreakoutEDU, or by assembling your own, you can simulate an escape room with students in your very own classroom! I am very thankful to have a rockstar student working with me this semester as a teaching assistant. He happens to love escape rooms …

A new student-led DonorsChoose project!

I’m so excited to share this new student-led project with you! One of my students, a teaching assistant named Ryan, had the fun experience of participating in two “escape rooms” this summer. He had the great idea of bringing that type of a challenge to the classroom, which just happened to coincide with something that …