Kahoot! in the Classroom
- 3 Credits
What is Kahoot!?
Kahoot is a game-based learning platform that incorporates games that can be accessed via a web browser or the Kahoot app. Kahoot! was made to make learning fun, inclusive and engaging in all contexts, whether your students are in your classroom or via distance learning. In Kahoot! you can make learning games or quizzes, called Kahoots, quick and easy. Kahoots works for any subject in any language on any platform. You can discover and play millions of games that have already been made. Teachers use Kahoot! to:
- Introduce new topics
- Review content
- Reach students who aren't at school
- Teach an interactive lesson
- Reinforce knowledge
- Break the ice and reward
- Run formative assessment
- Collect student opinions
- Focus on accuracy
- Turn learners into leaders
- Foster creativity & teamwork
Kahoot! can be used in a variety of ways including ice breakers, multiple-choice and even surveys. There are so many pre-made Kahoots that are teacher-created and approved!
Who should enroll in Kahoot! in the Classroom?
Now more than ever it is critical to engage, encourage and inspire learners. Kahoot! in the Classroom teaches educators how to use the popular Kahoot! platform in a variety of ways. Make learning fun! If you are a teacher in grades K-14, you can make learning awesome by creating Kahoots as in-class activities, online learning interactions or as homework. Create Kahoots either on your computer or in the Kahoot! app. Students can play Kahoot! in a group setting like in a classroom. These “campfire moments” encourage students to share and work together. You may also create Kahoots as homework. Students play Kahoot! on their phones anytime for revision and reinforcement. In homework challenges, questions and answers will appear on their phone screens. If you want to engage, encourage and inspire learning in your classroom Kahoot! is the platform.
What you learn in the Kahoot! in the Classroom course?
This course will directly impact your performance in the classroom and beyond. More importantly, students will learn how to engage in a classroom in a variety of ways through Kahoot! Specifically, educators will learn through thought-provoking supplemental readings, high-quality online resources and student-centered lessons, which make this an ideal class for both classroom teachers and administrators. Furthermore, you will create a Kahoot! account, develop professional learning networks, write feedback loops, create review materials, and build icebreakers. This is hands-on learning as you build Kahoots that you can use immediately. You will also provide feedback on Kahoots built by colleagues also taking this course. Learn by doing, reading, watching videos and interacting with others. All five of the National Teachers Standards are covered in this class. There are no required textbooks. Hundreds of happy teachers have completed the course and have given it a 4.9/5.0 rating! It has easy, engaging and manageable coursework. Teachers who know the importance of virtual classrooms and student engagement love Kahoot!
Professional Development Certificate
Complete this course, and it will apply towards the requirements for the Student Engagement Certificate.