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Kim Estes

I am an educator. a risk taker. creative. innovative. passionate. collaborative. a Starbucks addict. ready to get to work.

Technology On Campus

Social Studies Breakout

Another fun breakout with Mr. Smoke’s class. These 6th graders used their notes and class resources to master our BreakoutEDU Boxes! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Prowise Interactive Board Demo

The lovely ladies at ELB gave us a Prowise Interactive Board to demo for a few weeks. I took it to the Health Science Class and introduced it to the teachers and students. They had a great time interacting with the included software and manipulating the activities provided with their […]

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Texas History Mystery

Really enjoyed facilitating this Texas History Mystery BreakoutEDU with Coach Hansen’s class at The REALM. The kids did a great job working together to solve the clues and learn more about the Texas Revolution! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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The Tell-Tale Heart BreakoutEDU

The REALM was crawling with creepiness as students worked their way through a BreakoutEDU over The Tell Tale Heart in their English classes. Denizens of The REALM used their deductive and inferencing skills to find answers to clues hidden in the text of Edgar Allan Poe’s macabre tale of murder […]

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Breakout at The REALM

Working with Mrs. Dupuis and her students on a Natural Resources Breakout was lots of fun! The REALM kids really enjoyed solving clues and collaborating on our critical thinking problems! Check out some of the action! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   

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BCHS Summer Bridge

As part of the Burleson Collegiate High School summer bridge program, I ran a BreakoutEDU where incoming freshmen had to use information they’d learned about their new school, teachers, and staff to break in to our boxes. Waiting inside were treats, campus swag, and the satisfaction of knowing they’d learned […]

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CHS American Studies – Breakout!

Worked with the American Studies class at CHS to create a Great Depression break out session – part digital, part physical. The kids researched, created presentations, videos, and animations all about the causes of the Great Depression. They worked on poetry and used excerpts from their novel Of Mice and Men to […]

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WW1 Museum

The kids in the American Studies class at Centennial HS – a class that combines US History and English III – created a WW1 museum. Students had to research their topic, create a physical display, and create a digital display as well. Here’s their work. It was really fun to […]

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