Using Socrative and Kahoot to Quiz/Poll/Engage Your Students
Handout to Follow Along with the Socrative and Kahoot Video
and Discussions with Kahoot...
Regardless of your subject matter, every teacher needs something new and exciting to energize their students and wake-up their teaching - Kahoot. Kahoot is a fun filled and engaging learning strategies game that uses technology in a dynamic way to yield INSTANT feedback and a high degree of motivation to stimulate learning and retention. Kahoot forces students to take ownership in their education by focusing attention on learning objectives and desire to be winners - not just at the end of the lesson, but throughout the lesson. Disciplinary problems and disruptive behaviors are reduced and replaced with higher level interactive behaviors such as enthusiasm for learning, mastering new knowledge, progressive levels of achievement, and the feeling of pride that accompanies success.
Kahoot is FREE to use and does not require any application or installation. Everything is online. Kahoot quizzes can be generated quickly with minimal setup time. Teachers like Kahoot because of it is easy to develop bell ringers and questionnaires "on the fly." Kahoot can be used with small or large groups, and can be adapted to match the age and grade levels of different groups - even through college.
Be prepared for excitement! Your classroom will become an oasis for students success. Kahoot displays the username of the top five students and ranks them according to scores. Ranking is based on correct answer(s) given in the shortest period of time. Kahoot works on almost any internet browser (Windows, Mac, Chromebook, iOS or others) and wireless device. Kahoot can be easily networked for sharing with teachers and students in other classrooms and schools.
Kahoot games does not require an account to play. The teacher controls everything, from creating a free account, developing surveys, and making quizzes, to gathering class data, facilitating debates, and displaying mind-boggling questions. Each Kahoot ends with a rating session to provide immediate feedback.
If you want to discover
how teachers are using Kahoot in their classrooms, read this blog
- "Ten Fun Ways to Use Kahoot In Your Classroom..."
To get started...
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