As a principal in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.
My students are creative, clever and very spontaneous.
They like to move, they love to read and love lots of positive attention. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status. These things may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not provide them with the life experiences many of us see as "typical". From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives, however, I can certainly control their experience during the school day. By doing this in a creative and positive way, I am hopeful to inspire even our earliest learners to continue on a path of academic excellence.
My students need a Breakout EDU Box for a fun, creative way to develop team-building skills, critical thinking skills, and more.
My students are highly motivated and hungry for knowledge about the world they will soon inherit.
They are driven to succeed, pouring in extra hours of free time to better themselves, thus making them more attractive to future employers and colleges and universities. If students visit my library to play computer games, they seek out online chess, math-based games, and games of precision. The Breakout EDU kit will provide them an engaging, exciting way to learn new skills and have a great time.
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