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Back to School with Kahoot!

Go back to school with the tools you need to make this year awesome!

How Kahoot! can help:

  • A learning platform to engage your class with interactive lessons
  • Get instant feedback from every student in the class
  • Track learning progress over time for formative assessment
  • Foster creativity and teamwork to turn learners into leaders

Level up your teaching toolkit with Kahoot!

Discover how to use Kahoot! in your classroom and win awesome back-to-school prizes

What’s new?

Game modes, new question types, and student passes are just a few examples of what’s coming to Kahoot! for back-to-school.

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Play your way to the podium of our weekly challenge kahoots to win an Amazon gift card for all of your back-to-school supplies!

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Win an upgrade

How do you use Kahoot! in your classroom? Share your story with us for a chance to win an upgraded Kahoot! subscription.

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Feature Focus

Every week we’ll deep dive into a new Kahoot! feature with tutorial videos, livestreamed demos, and weekly challenge kahoots.

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Sell your content

Become a creator on Kahoot!’s new marketplace to earn money from your learning resources!

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Play your way

Creating or playing kahoots? Get inspired with these templates and ready-to-use kahoots  to help you get started.

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Live learning

Join our weekly live streams to learn how to get the most out of your Kahoot! experience and to ask any questions you may have.

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Teacher’s corner

Curious to learn how other educators are using Kahoot! in their classroom? Our teacher ambassadors share their stories!

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Introducing: Game modes

Bringing new variety to Kahoot! gameplay with all-new game modes! 

Consolidate knowledge as students progress toward a mission, accumulating answers and points along the way.

The new Kahoot! game modes support classroom engagement through:

 Presenting information through a variety of media formats keeping content fresh! Students receive repeated exposure to concepts to reinforce skills and content.

 Embedding brain breaks as opportunities for students to refresh throughout learning and keep content delivery powerful and engaging. 

 Celebrate student progress with reporting tools that reward accuracy over speed and include game modes with player, team, or computer competitors.

See what students are saying about the new game modes

Color Kingdoms

Color a kingdom with classroom content!

Format: Team vs. Team
Play with up to 50 participants per session.

Game goal: Grow your empire by answering questions correctly to win colored land tiles and take over the map! Gameplay finishes when the map is colored by one empire.

Learning goal: Facilitate knowledge retention and gameplay strategy, as players are tasked with question prompts for classroom content while strategizing how to cover territory and spread their kingdom.

Play Color kingdom

Treasure Trove

Try for treasures and level up learning!

Format: Player vs. Player
Play with up to 50 participants per session.

Game goal: Hunt for treasure with correct answers! Players accumulate more points for each gem added to the trove. Gameplay ends when the time is up!

Learning goal: Randomize questions from a kahoot question set to unlock and engage with an arcade-like trial as treasures (and tricks!) fly across the screen. Players can admire their treasure as they fill an on-screen meter!

Play Treasure trove

Submarine Squad

Swim and score to safety!

Format: Player(s) vs. Computer
Play with up to 50 participants per session.

Game goal: Out swim a hungry fish in the deep ocean blue! With each question answered correctly, more fuel is added to the submarine speedometer until safety is reached.

Learning goal: Build your students’ confidence in their learning and achievement without a competitive edge! Each question presentation empowers retention and autonomy through a novel (and urgent!) gameplay experience.

Coming soon!

What's new for back to school?

  Slider - Answer questions with a number on a scale

Custom units of measurement for numbers in a range allows students to answer questions about the date of important historic events, the population of a certain country, or simple math problems, while giving partial points for close answers.

Slider is available now for Kahoot! Premium subscriptions and up. Get started with a free trial and test it out for yourself!

  Drop pin - Gather opinions by dropping a pin on an image

From social-emotional learning to geography and biology, students can answer questions by identifying a specific location on an image of a map, a human body, or a spectrum of feelings.

Drop pin is available now for Kahoot! Premium subscriptions and up. Get started with a free trial and test it out for yourself!

  6 answer options - More possibilities for quiz and poll questions

No longer limited to only 4 answers, quizzes and poll questions can contain more possible responses to be more comprehensive. Make quiz questions more difficult with more incorrect answers or gather a wider array of feedback with poll questions.

6 answer options are now available for Kahoot! Pro and up. Get started with a free trial and test it out for yourself!

  LMS Integration - Embed kahoots into any LMS system

Students can now play assigned kahoots inside their LMS system! After creating a kahoot, you can generate an embed code from your Library, or the Live Report after the assigned kahoot is created. Simply copy and paste into your LMS system’s embed code functionality to create a seamless Kahoot! experience.

LMS integration is currently only available with a Kahoot! EDU account. Get in touch with our team to learn more about Kahoot! EDU for your school or district!

  Game modes - Totally new ways to play Kahoot!

Bringing new variety to how Kahoot! is played, our new game modes allows students to use correct answers to progress towards a mission. Whether it be as an entire team, teams challenging each other, or one-on-one competition, game modes offer a new way to learn through play.

Free and available for all for a limited time

  Student passes - Empower your students to take control of their learning (COMING SOON)

Turn learners into leaders with Kahoot! student passes, coming soon! Give your students the tools to create interactive presentations for the class with access to all of our question types and slide layouts. Enable them to learn independently with award-winning learning apps that can be accessed by simply scanning a QR code.

  Marketplace - Join the creator economy and get paid for your learning resources

Become a seller on Kahoot!’s marketplace, coming soon, so you can sit back, relax, and let your content do the work. Offer your learning resources for sale and share your knowledge with millions of people around the world with Kahoot!’s global marketplace for educational content.

Feature focus: Drop pin

Have students mark a spot on any image, map, graph, or diagram

Kahoot! Ambassador’s tech tips for teaching with Kahoot!:
“You can use it for social-emotional learning to get the mood of your class!”
Francesca Mazzoni, IT and Digital Skills Teacher
Mobile App For Students
How to use drop pin with your students:
“Put some emojis in your image, like a happy face, an angry face, or a bored face, and then ask your students to pin the emojis that best represent their mood. This way you’ll get an insight into your class!”

Make images your gameboard with drop pin! Upload any image to have your students pin an area in response to a question. Here are a few ways you can use drop pin in your classroom:

 Warm up the class with community-building activities like pinning places they’ve traveled to or where their family is from on a map

 Develop a deeper understanding of scientific diagrams by asking students to pin specific sections within the diagram

 Use images that represent different emotions to pulse-check the mood of your class

 Bring geography to life on students’ devices by having the class pin locations on a map

 Match letters with their sounds for an interactive way to teach languages

Try out drop pin now by playing our weekly kahoot challenge made especially to show off this feature, and share your experience with us for a chance to win!

Get started with more ways to use drop pin

Check out our weekly Tech Tip blog post to learn how to use drop pin

Learn more about how to use drop pin

Check out our support article for more information on all of our question types

Try drop pin with kahoot templates

Customize these back-to-school templates with drop pin questions

Play to learn… and win!

Kahoot challenge of the week:

Play our weekly kahoot challenge to see the feature focus in action!

If you make it to the podium in the weekly challenge you’ll win a back-to-school swag pack!

Play every single week for a chance to win the grand prize: an Amazon US gift card to clear your back-to-school shopping list!*

Each week we’ll combine the reports of the weekly challenges to update the leaderboard below! At the end of the ‘Countdown to Back-to-School’ we’ll award:

1st place with a $250 USD Amazon gift card*

2nd place with a $100 USD Amazon gift card*

3rd with a $50 USD Amazon gift card*

Feature focus: Puzzle Podium

*Click here to read the full contest rules

Share your Kahoot! story with us

Celebrate learning with Kahoot!

We want to hear from you!

  • How do your students react when it’s time to play Kahoot!?
  • How do you use Kahoot! in your classroom?
  • What has been your biggest breakthrough?
  • In what situations has Kahoot! helped you the most?

Share a short video of your class playing Kahoot! or tell us about what has been the most impactful part of your Kahoot! experience.

Tag @kahoot using the hashtag #BTSwithKahoot to get a back-to-school swag pack and a chance to win an upgraded Kahoot! subscription if we choose your video to be featured at the upcoming Kahoot! EDU Fall Meetup!*

*Click here to read the full contest rules