Full-Day BreakoutEDU Professional Development


Breakout EDU takes curriculum and shakes it up. Students will be engaged, excited, and eager to learn in a Breakout EDU learning experience. During this workshop, educators will learn about Breakout EDU, explore learning experiences, and even participate in a Breakout EDU. Come and learn how to shift learning into the 21st century.



Doreen Pietrantoni doreen_pietrantoni@boces.monroe.edu

Parker Ormerod parker_ormerod@boces.monroe.edu

Make your name tag

Name, District, Grade Level

1st Digital Breakout! Game “Zombie Outbreak” (15-20 minutes)

Click here to access Digital Game – Zombie Outbreak

Delve into Breakout EDU!

You will break into 2 teams to complete the “Zombie Outbreak” Digital Breakout EDU


2nd Digital Breakout! Game “Going Buggy”

Click here to access Digital Game –Going Buggy

Delve into Breakout EDU!

You will break into 2 teams to complete the “Zombie Outbreak” Digital Breakout EDU



What is Breakout EDU?

Breakout EDU is the immersive learning games platform. The Breakout EDU kit allows for the facilitation of games where players use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open the locked box. Games are available for all ages and content areas.

Curricular relevance

The Power of Breakout EDU

Deconstructing of Platform Components

A look at all of the components which make up the game.

Reflection Questions

Tips & Tricks

Padlet of Tips & Tricks – https://padlet.com/venturino/breakouttips

Leslie Davison’s Blog – http://www.lesliedavison.com/lesliedavison/blog/2016/9/15/breakout-edu

Creating a Breakout EDU

There are numerous templates or you can plan your own.

PDF – Planning Template – BreakoutEDUGameTemplate

Link – Planning Template – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ooZf_mxycEWdIZ2YQmM5RPCfpaK1PGEYjC3Sf8-4o40/edit?usp=sharing

Another Planning Template Example – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HwZSmu5_gdZ4vPnNQwW-7pdQRjGbmNJYUYSqMIG8gGs/mobilebasic

Begin Planning

*New* Resources: https://sites.google.com/site/digitalbreakoutjb/sandbox

Look at the current Breakout EDU Games – https://games.breakoutedu.com/


Determine if one will suit your needs

Use the Planning Template to create new or adapt pre-created game


Breakout EDU Website

Link to Slide Presentation

Breakout EDU Blog – groups to join to share resources for Breakout EDU per curricular area.


Link to resources to create items for breakout! Need a plane ticket? You can make it.

Facebook Resources:

General Breakout EDU: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakoutedu/

ELE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakouteduelem/

Library: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakoutedulibrary/

Math: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakoutedumath/

History: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakouteduhistory/

ELA: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakouteduenglish/

Spanish: https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakouteduspanish/

Art & Music:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/breakouteduartmusic/

PE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/247609799049954/

Gifted & Talented: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1977223899172078/

Workshop Evaluation

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