The Quizizz you never knew…

Quizizz is a fun, student-centered study tool. It is used to engage students in review and assessment at school or at home. And best of all, it’s free. Teachers everywhere are finding new and exciting ways to use Quizizz with their students. Deepak Cheenath, Quizizz co-founder, shared some suggestions including an innovative idea from Joe […]

Try the Connected Kahoot!

Kahoot is a favorite among students and teachers alike. It’s a fun way to jazz up assessments with gameshow style quizzes. But what if we took our Kahoot beyond the walls of our classroom? What if we used Skype or Google Hangouts to connect multiple classes and all played together at the same time? Steve […]

5 things you might not know about Kahoot!

When I do presentations and workshops with teachers all over the United States and beyond, hands go up all over the room when I ask if they’re familiar with Kahoot!. It launched in August 2013 and has taken off like a rocket. In May 2017, it had 50 million monthly active users. In March 2017, […]

Using Kahoot! and others the way your brain craves

We use tech tools like Kahoot! in the classroom all the time. When we pair them with brain science strategies, they can be even more powerful. (Sketch by Matt Miller)Sure, you might think. I use Kahoot! and G Suite and others in the classroom all the time. They’re great. But are you using them the way […]

Updates abound: New features for Flipgrid, Google Classroom, Formative and Kahoot!

This year is no exception. In fact, just yesterday (the day before I publish this post), Flipgrid threw a HUGE bash at their Minneapolis headquarters to release the all new Flipgrid and a slew of new features. It’s a good time to be in education, folks. Technology makes all sorts of meaningful, engaging education accessible […]

Teach with Kahoot!: Go beyond review with the Blind Kahoot

Teachers all over the world use Kahoot! for formative assessment and to review content with students. And why wouldn’t they? Kahoot! (getkahoot.com) is a fun gameshow-style assessment activity. There are tons of creative ways to review and assess with it. Kahoot! lets students answer questions with their own device. It has music and a leaderboard, […]

Game show classroom: Comparing Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live and Gimkit

*** Updated September 2018 *** As a child, I remember one specific thing I always looked forward to on days when I stayed home sick from school — The Price Is Right. I may have been aching, sick to my stomach or feverish, but as I laid on the couch, I made sure the TV […]

10 ways to electrify class with Kahoot!

10 ways to electrify class with Kahoot!

My students have begged for it almost every day. I’ve used it to entertain family and my children (8, 6 and 5 years old) love to play it. It’s educational and engaging. Oh, and it’s FREE. It’s Kahoot! (getkahoot.com), and if you haven’t heard of it, it could be your new favorite digital tool of […]