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Ms. Berdahl from Richfield MN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Problem Solving and Teamwork with Breakout EDU

Help me give my students Breakout EDU games to teach them teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and troubleshooting!

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the Media Specialist at a school with diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. I teach media as well as a problem solving course where students learn to work together. My students are inquisitive, active, and love to engage in new experiences. I am always looking for ways to challenge them.

Educational games are a terrific way to engage kids without them realizing they are actually learning.

My students are always excited when we play games and the more a game makes them work together, the better!

My Project

Breakout EDU games are challenging learning games that encourage students to use their critical thinking and problem solving skills. The games can be used to teach subjects like math, science, history, language arts, and media literacy. Classroom kits come with different sized locks, hidden contraptions, timers, keys, secret code readers and more.

The more opportunity students have to work together on a fun, engaging task, the better.

Breakout EDU boxes have students racing to beat a timer by reading clues. These games have been described as "one of the best ways to build community in a classroom." Problem solving and team work are some of the most important skills we can teach our students. Why not make it fun?

Ms. Berdahl
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 2 $300.00

Materials cost

$300.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.53

2 Donors

-$393.53

Donations toward project cost

-$334.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.03

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$0.00

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