Teacher Review For Kahoot!

Kahoot is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Alanna G.
Classroom teacher
Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning School
Staten Island, NY
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Math
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 2
Support 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
I used Kahoot to create a review question to share with my whole class. I then asked students to participate by choosing the answer they feel is the most accurate. Kahoot gives me a quick, accurate assessment of how my students are responding to a specific topic. Lower-level students feel confident in participating in this whole group activity, even if they are not confident in their responses to the content question asked. These students can also recheck their understanding at a later time, by repeating questions that were already asked earlier in the lesson. Higher-level learners can use this feature as a quick review, while quickly moving on from topics they feel comfortable with.
My Take
Kahoot is a great teaching tool, and using it is an easy way to incorporate technology in the classroom. High school students love using their phones any chance they get. By asking students to use Kahoot to respond to discussion questions, students stay engaged, and I remain completely updated and informed on where every learner is at in my classroom. Students see Kahoot as a fun activity, rather than an assessment tool. Most importantly, Kahoot is very easy to use and does not take much time at all to incorporate in a lesson plan.