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Create Breakout-Style Puzzles that Promote Critical Thinking and Engagement

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Incorporating breakout games is an extremely popular way to motivate and engage students. While playing these games is a great way for students to develop problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaborative skills, creating these games can be daunting and may seem like an impossible task. Join Lauren Boucher as she provides a starting point, strategies, and tips for creating puzzles that will get your students thinking critically and collaborating with one another. In addition, she will share specific puzzles and templates that you can use to bring this highly interactive instructional strategy to students of all ages.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Communication & Collaboration, Game-based Learning , Learning Theories & Strategies
Tags: breakout, collaboration, critical thinking, engagement, game-based learning, gamification, instructional strategy, puzzles

Reviews (22)

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Thank you! Great ideas!!
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great information
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very innovative - good ideas - several I can use in the classroom immediately
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Great presentation.
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This was so thrilling to see and gets me so excited to implement into my own class.
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Very informative, will be implementing some of these ideas into my curriculum,
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Awesome info
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So looking forward to creating Breakouts without having to purchase.
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