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Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

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30 min.
Breakout Edu Kit

MN Original | MacPhail Center for Music

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Watch how MacPhail Center for Music’s partnership with Ascension Catholic School in North Minneapolis brings classical musical education to children who might not otherwise have the opportunity.

This program, which began in 1989, serves as a model for more than 90 other community partnerships that bring musical education to many diverse communities throughout the state.

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Introduction to Writing Prompts

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Observe a middle school teacher using writing prompts in a mathematics lesson and consider the value of incorporating writing in the mathematics classroom.

Odd Todd & Even Steven

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Solve the multiplication problems on the screen to improve your mental math skills before determining if the product is odd or even. Then Odd Todd or Even Steven will give you exercises to try along with the kids in the video.

Active Deck of Cards

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Read playing cards to find out how many repetitions of each exercise to do. Then exercise along with the kids in the video to improve your number recognition and fitness level at the same time.

Counting By 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's

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This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade math activity includes using different types of jumps to count. Some of the jumps used are jumping jacks and side to side jumps. As the students do different types of jumps, they count in various ways such as counting by 2’s, 3’s, and 5’s. This is a wonderful lesson combining cognitive and psychomotor skills.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Limerick-Off | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words limerick, structure, distract, valid, and invalid with The Electric Company in the middle of a yearly literary competition. Jessica and Manny compete in the annual Limerick-Off.

Out to Launch | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words angle, launch, height, and adjust with The Electric Company as the gang comes together to help a friend defend his reputation. When Francine calls Hector a liar on a neighborhood billboard, The Electric Company has to work together to help clear Hector's name.

Off Target | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words target, straight, direction, concentrate, and twice with The Electric Company when a new recruit to the gang arrives. A neighborhood kid, Marcus Barnes, has just found out he has the wordball power - well, kind of. The Electric Company tries to help Marcus improve his wordball throwing skills so he can join them. Meanwhile, Francine and Gilda, a new resident in Francine's building and Prankster-in-training, ask Manny to build a machine that can help them prevent Marcus from becoming the newest member of The Electric Company.

Fair Sharing - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Below you'll find a variety of resources to help teach children fractions and division, as well as an educator's guide under the Support section. Peg and Cat help a band of pirates share treasure fairly, using simple division and fractions. This unit has two class activities, videos, online games, and activities to extend the learning at home.

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War of the Words | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words stamina, fatigue, nourishment, exhausted, and nutritious with The Electric Company when classroom topics become all too applicable to real life. When Hector is chosen to give a presentation on stamina to Jessica and Keith's health class, the pranksters work overtime to keep Hector from getting some much needed rest. Will Hector have enough stamina to make the presentation?

Oh Danny Boy | The Electric Company

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Learn about the vocabulary words partner, sensitive, depend, loyal, and commitment with The Electric Company in an intense tournament. Hector and Danny join forces in a doubles ping-pong tournament. Will they find friendship in victory?

Measuring: Martha in the Doghouse

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Explore how mathematics can be used in construction with MARTHA SPEAKS. This video focuses on the importance of planning when problem solving and what it means to be an architect. After the video students can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

Numbers and Counting - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Below you'll find a variety of resources to help teach children number sense and counting, as well as an educator's guide under the Support section. Join Peg, Cat and their barnyard friends, and get practice counting to 10 and by 10s to 100. This educator unit has two activities, related video clips, and online games to extend learning at home.

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