The #EggDashChallenge is Hopping in 8 Countries and 38 States!

Hundreds of teacher videos. Thousands of happy students. One worldwide #EDrenaline Rush

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On March 21, we posted a high-energy video from a teacher training exercise in Fauquier County, Virginia. Within 24 hours, the video went viral, and in less than a month, it racked up 75K+ views — inspiring the worldwide #EDrenaline Rush #EggDashChallenge, and inviting teachers around the world to join in the fun. The response to this crazy classroom activity has been overwhelming — and the #EggDashChallenge has spread to more than 35 US states, 6 Canadian provinces, and 8 countries around the world. Check out some highlights in the map and the colorful Twitter activity below! Latest updates in lime green:

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Calling all teachers from the states listed here!

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Delaware
  • Idaho
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

And let’s not forget our neighbors to the north. Calling all education professionals in the following Canadian provinces and territories:

  • Manitoba
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Yukon

The #EggDashChallenge wants YOU! Crazy high energy. Super easy to adapt for any content area. And lots of fun for learners of any age! If you’ve got a bunch of plastic eggs kicking around after Easter, it’s a great way to jump back into content review and keep the momentum rolling strong as we make our way into the home stretch of the school year.

Here’s just a handful of highlights:

GERMANY joins in the party!

OKLAHOMA gets in on the action!

KENTUCKY is feeling lucky!

FLORIDA keeps the #EDrenaline pumping!

Let’s not forget about Colorado!

And the smiles on the faces from these students in South Dakota are a must-see!

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38/50 States (US)
6/13 (Canada)

8 Countries (US, UK, Australia, France, Mexico, Canada, Ireland, Germany)

Want to join the fun? Full activity details are here!

Author: John

John Meehan (@MeehanEDU) is an English teacher and school instructional coach at Bishop Oโ€™Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia. He began his teaching career in 2010 as a career switcher through The New Teacher Project, after spending five years working in social media and event marketing. He is a 2017 ASCD Emerging Leader, and an alumnus of the 2016-2018 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Teacher Advisory Council. In 2016, he was named one of Arlington, Virginiaโ€™s โ€œ40 Under 40โ€ by the Leadership Center for Excellence. He is a past presenter and regular attendee at educational conferences throughout the United States, including the annual conference for National Catholic Education Association, ASCD Empower19, and the Play Like a Champion Today: Character Education Through Sports summer conference at the University of Notre Dame. Heโ€™s an avid runner whoโ€™s completed more than three dozen marathons, half marathons, long-distance road relays, mud runs, and obstacle course races. John lives in Silver Spring, Maryland with his wife, Laura, a high school music teacher and fellow graduate of The Catholic University of America, and a giant-sized Maine Coon cat named Jack.

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