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Kahoot! in the news January roundup

Check out this roundup of selected news coverage Kahoot! has received this month from around the world.

THE Journal LogoKahoot Offers Free 60-Day Licenses to Elementary Schools Worldwide Through New EDU Support Program — Kristal Kuykendall, THE Journal

THE Journal reports on the launch of the Kahoot! EDU Support Program, announced today, which offers a range of key features and resources to help schools and their faculty during the worldwide teacher shortages.

 

 

Lean Management im HR: Verstecktes Potenzial nutzen — James Micklethwait, Human Resources Manager (German)

Professional development, including upskilling and reskilling, continues to be a high priority for both employees and businesses around the world. However, according to recent research, many professionals feel they do not have the resources or opportunities to reach their full potential at work. In this article, James Micklethwait, who leads Kahoot! at work, discusses how organizations can implement strategies of lean management and collaborative learning to uncover hidden talents in their teams, empowering employees to share their knowledge and learn together. 

 

Business Insider India logoBest language learning smartphone apps for Android and iOS — Shadab Rabbani, Business Insider India

Business Insider India has put Drops, part of the Kahoot! family of learning platforms, in the spotlight as one of the best apps to help you learn a new language, pointing to features like colorful imagery that supports visual learning and an expanding selection of languages to choose from.

 

Claves para que los niños se diviertan estas vacaciones mientras siguen aprendiendo — ABC (Spanish)

For families that want to help their children keep up their learning throughout the holiday season and beyond, ABC is featuring tips and insights into using playful technology like Kahoot!.

 

 

Host a Virtual Game Night with These Multiplayer Apps — Megan Schaltegger, Thrillist

For those planning a virtual game night to get together with friends and family, Kahoot! can offer a fresh new take on trivia sessions with a personal touch, says Megan Schaltegger for Thrillist.

 

 

Education Week17 Favorite Classroom-Learning Games — Larry Ferlazzo, Education Week

Citing play and learning games as a key part of effective teaching during the pandemic, teacher and Education Week contributor Larry Ferlazzo shines a light on fellow educators’ favorite learning games to use with their students. Featured teachers Shannon Jones and Sheniqua Johnson pointed to Kahoot! as a playful learning platform that fosters engagement and interactivity whether in the classroom or virtually.

 

La Vanguardia logo¿Cuáles son los hábitos de los niños frente a la pantalla? Este es el tiempo de consumo y las aplicaciones de éxito — Ana Amat, La Vanguardia (Spanish)

La Vanguardia features the results from the annual Quostudio report, which shows Kahoot! as a top learning app in Spain and around the world.

 

 

Romper logo20 Kindle Fire Apps For Toddlers That Will Actually Hold Their Attention — Grace Gallagher, Romper

In a roundup of their favorite early learning apps available for Kindle Fire, Romper spotlights Kahoot! Numbers by DragonBox as an app that helps children build number sense and other key math concepts through play.

 

 

Education WeekWant to Have Fun in the Classroom? Try Learning GamesLarry Ferlazzo, Education Week

In this second article of the two-part series in Education Week, Larry Ferlazzo introduces experienced teachers Jenny Vo and Donna L. Shrum, who shared why Kahoot! is one of their top platforms for bringing joyful learning to the classroom through play.

 

Tendências para o treinamento virtual em 2022 — Tatiany Melecchi, O Debate (Brazilian Portuguese) 

In a recent study from researcher Cindy Huggett, exploring trends in virtual professional training for 2022, Kahoot! is shown to be the most widely-used third-party platform for collaboration during virtual training, with 24% of participants naming Kahoot!.

 

Guía práctica de tecnología para padres de familia y estudiantes — Infobae (Spanish)

With COVID-19 creating uncertainty for educators, parents and students, Infobae recommends EdTech platforms that can help support learning from any location, including Kahoot!.

 

 

VoicED #5: Revision tips, MCQs and more for your KS4 students — Oxford Education Blog

In a discussion of strategies and resources that can help students achieve their study goals, the Oxford Education Blog points to Kahoot! as a platform that makes it easy for educators to facilitate regular retrieval practice, as well as improving student engagement, attitudes and learning outcomes.

 

SMPN 1 Padang Panjang Gelar LCT Kahoot Saat Milad ke-94 — Padang Panjang City, InfoPublik (Indonesian) 

60 students in Padang Panjang City, Indonesia, participated in a Kahoot! competition opened by the city’s Head of the Department of Education and Culture, who encouraged other schools to host similar competitions with Kahoot! to foster students’ creativity and motivation.

 

Link Download Game Kahoot.it Android, iOS & Apa itu Kahoot.it? dan Bagaimana Cara Memainkannya? — Rivki Sazali, KlikKoran (Indonesian)

For educators, parents and learners of all ages who want to bring more joy to learning, whether in the classroom or at home, Rivki Sazali at KlikKoran takes a closer look at the features offered by Kahoot! and gives a step-by-step guide to discovering and creating awesome learning experiences on the platform.

 

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