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Tips for Using Breakout Rooms with Dr. Desiree Alexander — Easy EdTech Podcast 090

In this episode, EdTech consultant Dr. Desiree Alexander shares tips for teachers using breakout rooms during video calls this year. You’ll hear strategies for getting started with breakout rooms and how to take it to the next level. Whether you are using Zoom, Google Meet, or another video conferencing tool this year, this episode has you covered!

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Breakout Rooms

  • First, figure out your breakout room tool, maybe it’s Google Meet.
  • Next, have a clear call-to-action for students before you even send them out to a room on their own with their small group of students.
  • Then, make sure that everyone knows their role.
  • Finally, finally have something for students to do as a follow-up or for accountability.

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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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