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27 Aug 2021

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Get your kids ready for back-to-school with these top resources from Kahoot!

After the school closures of last school year, getting kids back into the swing of learning this back-to-school season is more important than ever. Discover how you can supercharge your kids’ learning with Kahoot!’s new features, premium content and top tools that you can use at home or on the go.

As you get your kids prepared to begin a new school year, you may be concerned about how last year’s school lockdowns and learning fully or partly from home may have taken a toll on your children’s learning. Pandemic learning loss, or the “COVID-19 slide,” is a hot topic for many parents, as they worry their kids have fallen behind from a year and a half of disrupted routines.

However, with the right resources, parents can engage their kids and boost their learning at home. To support parents in helping their children brush up on key skills, or even get a head start on new content for this year, we’ve rounded up our top tools and offerings for making learning awesome at home!

Kahoot!+ brings awesome learning to the whole family 

Back-to-school season is the perfect time for families to connect and learn together at home, and with the Kahoot!+ subscription plan, it’s never been easier to make learning fun and engaging for every member of the family. Kahoot!+ gives you access not only to Kahoot!, but also to the award-winning Kahoot! DragonBox and Poio apps, bringing joy to learning math, chess, reading, writing and any subject on Kahoot!. 

With Kahoot!+, your family has access to millions of ready-to-play learning games on Kahoot! created by our community as well as renowned publishers such as Disney, Marvel, Angry Birds, National Geographic and more. Unlock new question types, including word clouds, open-ended questions, polls and puzzles, and even get exclusive previews of premium content. Learners can also review and master topics from anywhere with study modes and compete with friends in study leagues!

Perfect for family game night in your living room, connecting with loved ones on video calls and keeping your kids excited about learning at home, Kahoot!+ brings the whole family together to play and learn anywhere!

Empower kids’ reading with Poio!

The Kahoot! Poio Read app, part of the Kahoot! family of learning apps, empowers children ages 3-8 years old to learn to read through play. With Poio, parents and educators can support kids in building a strong early foundation of literacy and develop a lifelong love of reading. Now available in Brazilian Portuguese and French, in addition to English, Spanish, German, Italian, Swedish and Norwegian, Poio helps children crack the code of reading while having a blast playing!

Download now on the App Store or Google Play.

Level up math skills with DragonBox

Math learning is more fun than ever with the DragonBox series of math apps. DragonBox offers apps designed to make math interactive and engaging for learners age 4 and up, exploring everything from understanding numbers to solving algebraic equations and beyond.

Discover the world of DragonBox and download the apps for iOS or Android.

Learn a new language with Drops in just 5 minutes per day

Learning a new language has a wide range of benefits for all ages, including strengthening learners’ cognitive function, memory, problem solving and creativity. It’s also a fantastic way to expand your horizons and gain a deeper understanding of other cultures. 

Drops’ award-winning family of language learning apps teaches the essentials of language through immersive visuals and play, with bite-sized lessons that can fit in even the busiest schedules. 

Learn more about Drops and download the apps today to start your language learning adventure! 

Reinforce learning with engaging learning content on Kahoot! Academy

Check your kids’ knowledge of what they learned last year and jumpstart their progress on upcoming subjects with premium learning content on Kahoot! Academy, our knowledge platform and global community. Here, you can discover learning content from Verified educators and your favorite brands, including Disney, Marvel, Angry Birds, National Geographic and many more. Kahoot! Academy content is available to all Kahoot! users, both through the website and on the mobile app.

Our new Back to School by Kahoot! Academy collection provides ready-to-play kahoots to help your child review key concepts and reinforce the knowledge they need this year. Beyond academics, you can support your kids in developing essential social and emotional skills—such as understanding and expressing feelings and showing kindness—especially important after the uncertainties and challenges of last year. Explore learning games from brands like Peppy Pals, Move This World, Empatico, Peekapak and a special collection of kahoots all about social-emotional learning from Disney.  

You can also follow your favorite educators and content publishers on Kahoot! Academy and get instant access to exclusive updates and learning content. This year, you will also be able to purchase exclusive learning content from Verified educators and publishers through Kahoot! Academy Marketplace, so stay tuned!  

How are you gearing up for your kids to start the new school year? Follow @GetKahoot for all the latest updates, tips & tricks and inspiration to make learning awesome anywhere!