Teacher Review for Kahoot!

Engaging tool to have in your teaching toolbox.

Tami B.
School district administrator
St. Paul Academy - Summit
St. Paul, United States
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Practice
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
How I Use It
It's not a way to assess deep understanding, but it can be used a variety of ways. I've used it successfully for: Warm-ups Assess pre-existing knowledge Student-created quizzes Review Closing activity Fun quizzes/transitions Guided discussions - clarify misunderstanding
My Take
My students beg me to do Kahoots, and it's a great way to engage a range of kids. Students who are quiet in class are able to express their understanding, but students who may be slower processors get frustrated. It can too-easily be overused, and the halo effect can wear off. Used judiciously, it's great to have in your teaching toolbox.