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Breakout EDU

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Breakout EDU is a new active learning tool purchased by the ECTL and is available to UW instructors.

Breakout EDU is an immersive learning games platform that brings collaboration to both remote and in-person learning. Breakout EDU games consist of a combination of physical and digital puzzle elements that must be solved in a set amount of time. Players of all ages are challenged to open the locked Breakout EDU box using critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity.


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There are two ways to use Breakout EDU – starter kit (in-person) and an online platform.

Kit (in-person) – The ECTL has three Breakout EDU kits that are available for checkout and can be used to play hundreds of games. We recommend a minimum borrowing time of 3 weeks. To borrow a kit from the ECTL, please complete this form. 

Online platform  - there are an unlimited number of accounts available to UW instructors. To request a UW account, please complete this form.  


Helpful Links:  

Breakout EDU resources: https://resources.breakoutedu.com/resources 

Initial tutorial: https://resources.breakoutedu.com/gettingstartedwithbreakoutedu 

Once you have an account and are ready to get started (how to access the games library, set up your locks, and facilitate your first Breakout EDU): https://platform.breakoutedu.com  

Using Breakout EDU on a budget: https://www.coolcatteacher.com/5-ways-to-bring-breakoutedu-into-your-classroom-on-a-budget/ 

Contact:  

We suggest you contact Christi Boggs at cboggs@uwyo.edu if you are interested in learning more or to help you get started.

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Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning

1000 E. University, Dept. 3334

Coe Library 510

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-4847

Email: ellbogenctl@uwyo.edu

The John P. "Jack" Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Wyoming.

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