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How Education Companies Are Adjusting to the Coronavirus Threat

EdWeek Market Brief Logo“Are Companies Ready With Online Products? Another of the many companies announcing that it would offer its products for free at schools affected by the coronavirus is Kahoot!, a provider of game-based learning.”

“In a blog post, Kahoot! said that it was providing free access to Kahoot! Premium for schools and colleges affected by the virus.

The company directed the public to an online form to begin the process of signing up for access, through Google, Microsoft, or via e-mail. Kahoot said the product would give teachers access to formative assessment tools with reporting on student progress, allow them to assemble banks of educational games, and collaborate with other educators.

“It’s our hope that Kahoot! Premium’s online learning features will help teachers engage and motivate their students during this difficult time,” the company said.

Some Kahoot! products, such as a self-paced challenge that allows students to participate in game-based learning, and a basic version of Kahoot!, were already available for free, the company said in its post.”

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