Getting Started with Digital Escape Rooms
Tips and Resources to Engage Students in Learning
The escape rooms craze has taken the world by storm. Excited participants willingly walk into a room to be locked in, searching for clues that will help them escape the room before time runs out.
If your students haven't participated in an escape room yet, there's a good chance they've heard of them!
Want to bring this excitement into your classroom? It's easier than you think!
In this online course, we'll take you through the steps you'll need to create your own digital escape room.
This course includes:
- Video tutorials to show you what you need to do
- PDF guides to help you plan
- LOTS of example escape rooms you can copy or use as inspiration
- A step-by-step companion website to help you AND your students create your own escape rooms
- 25 digital escape rooms with lock combinations and companion resources in a downloadable PDF
- TONS of resources to support you in creating the escape rooms of your dreams
... and more!
Ready to spark your students' imagination and create lessons they'll anticipate for days? Let's get started!
Karly Moura has been in the elementary school classroom for more than 15 years, teaching students about computer science, coding, and other subjects. In her role as an instructional coach, Karly works with teachers in person and remotely to integrate technology into the classroom in new and exciting ways. She is a respected source of educational ideas and sharing on social media. She is also the content and social media manager at Ditch That Textbook, where she contributes to the blog and educational resources that reach tens of thousands of educators all over the world.
StartModule 1: What you'll learn in this course (4:36)
StartModule 2: A Quick Guide to Digital Escape Rooms (4:17)
StartModule 3: Digital Escape Rooms In and Out of the Classroom (5:09)
StartModule 4: Creating Your Own Digital Escape Room (13:28)
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"This was the best money I've spent on PD. My ideas are overflowing, and now I have tools to bring projects to life!"
- Jodi Hilton, CTE Teacher, Middle School
"Creating Digital Escape Rooms was super fun and informative. I had made some before, so I enrolled with an eye toward harvesting new tips. Sure enough, I got some great new resources and ideas. Mahalo to Karly & Matt"
- Jody Brown
"I have always felt behind in not being able to use or make my own digital escape room. This mini course was just what I needed to concisely walk me through the steps to use and create an escape room. Thank you for a great resource and a few CEUs in the process."
- N. Jones, North Carolina
"This was a very "easy to follow" course. There are many wonderful resources that are included and the price was very modest!"
- Dee Budd, Title I Interventionist, Jac-Cen-Del Elementary School