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26 Aug 2022

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Tech Tip: PIN-in and poll!

Use Kahoot! polls to gather feedback, survey students, and prompt pulse-checks.


Teacher-student ratios are spreading greater and greater, and opportunities for one-on-one conversations seem few and far between. Ensure all students feel seen, heard, and recognized and incorporate Kahoot! Poll as a quick-fix for gauging student readiness, social-emotional load, and classroom confidence!

Incorporate Kahoot! Polls into your next kahoot

Kahoot! Poll formats simplify the student experience, allowing all learning experiences to be contained (and condensed) into a single sign-on experience. Poll questions are available within the Kahoot! Creator, making student access seamless.

Add your own! Here’s how:

  1. Login to your Kahoot! account via 
  2. Select a ready-made kahoot from the Discover page, or browse from content within your own Library
  3. Navigate to Edit Mode and “Add a question” within the Creator
  4. Select “Poll” from the listed question types
  5. Include a question title or prompt to elicit student responses
  6. Include (up to 6) different Poll options, whether via text prompt or embedded images and graphics
    #KahootTop: Poll questions are not included in Kahoot! Report scoring. All answers are right answers!
  7. Save your kahoot! It’s time to play. Press Start to PIN-in and begin.

Make an impact with your class

Poll formats fit classroom dynamics of all sizes, ages, and experiences. Check-out how some Teachers of Awesome use Kahoot! Poll with their students:

  • Include Poll questions to prompt student feedback:
    • “How are you feeling today?”
    • “How confident do you feel on ________ before we begin the test?”
  • Incorporate Polls to cast class votes and preferences:
    • “How should we celebrate reaching our reading goals?”
    • “What is your preferred popsicle flavor for our party day?”
    • “How much time do you need to finish the project?”
  • Corral classroom community with conversation starters:
    • “What Math Center did you not yet visit?”
    • “How did you get to school this morning?”

Poll is available for all users with Kahoot!+ Premier, Kahoot!+ Max, and Kahoot! EDU subscriptions. Unlock this feature for your account today!