Get Connected with EduMatch

Sarah Thomas is a Regional Technology Coordinator in Prince George County, MD.  Sarah currently holds a master’s degree from Howard University in the field of Curriculum and Instruction and is a doctoral candidate at George Mason University.  Sarah is the founder of EduMatch, a passion project that helps educators connect globally.  Sarah started EduMatch in 2014 and since then has become a global phenomenon using social media to help connect educators all over the world. Checkout the podcast: Get Connected with EduMatch Podcast “I love to connect with other educators, because I… Read More

Breakout EDU: 5 Components of Fitness Superhero Training

Today, in my physical education class, I attempted my first Breakout EDU and it was awesome! Breakout EDU is an immersive learning experience where students have to work together to solve puzzles to open a locked box. You can learn more by checking out the Breakout EDU website here. I first learned about Breakout EDU from a conversation I had with Justin Schleider on Voxer. I remember him telling me that Breakout EDU was something many educators around the country were trying out and I was very intrigued. The idea comes from… Read More

Student-Centered Innovation with Andy Milne

Andy Milne is a health and physical education teacher originally from London, England, who currently teaches at New Trier High School in Illinois. At New Trier High School, Andy has implemented a number of student-centered innovative practices to help motivate and engage his students. As a result, he was recently named SHAPE America Midwest Health Teacher of the Year and is now in the running for SHAPE America National Health Teacher of the Year.   I was fortunate enough to have a chance to interview Andy as an extension to his International… Read More