Binkhorst Family Grant: Break out of the Box with Breakout EDU

  • School Year: 2017-2018
  • Applicants: Brenda Smith, Lead Teacher Jennifer Slifer, Elyse Post-Perez
  • School: Morley
  • Subjects: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Other

Breakout EDU is a puzzle system where students use inquiry, thinking and teamwork in order to solve puzzles and open a locked box. 160 third, fourth and fifth grade students from Morley Elementary School will have access to 5 Breakout EDU kits which are modeled after the adult “breakout rooms.” These student-inspired puzzle kits require students to answer clues based on school subjects in order to obtain a code that provides the key to the next puzzle. Breakout EDU is an open-source website, so there are countless puzzles to challenge students.

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