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Kahoot! in the news roundup, April 22

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

3 Ways to Keep Your Audience Engaged During Your Next Presentation — James Micklethwait, Training Magazine

With audiences’ attention growing even more challenging to hold in remote or hybrid contexts, keeping attendees engaged in a virtual presentation can feel more difficult than ever. However, as James Micklethwait, who leads Kahoot! at Work, explores in this article in Training Magazine, technology can also be harnessed to breathe new life into presentations and transform them into engaging, interactive and effective sessions for all.

 

The DeanBeat: Women in Gaming breakfast kicks off diverse lineup at GamesBeat Summit 2022 — Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat

Gonzalo Frasca, chief evangelist officer at DragonBox, a Kahoot! company, is set to moderate the session “Building diversity and equity into the games industry through college” at this year’s GamesBeat Summit 2022, where participants can learn more about how diversity, equity and inclusivity are becoming more central to game development.

 

Carmel teacher’s Kahoot Cup unites students on a global scale — Chris Bavender, Current in Carmel

Five years after the inaugural Kahoot! Cup, Kahoot! ambassador and Kahoot! Academy Verified educator Steve Auslander brings together thousands of students from around the world in a virtual knowledge competition on Kahoot!.

 

 

Cómo hacer una yincana literaria en Primaria para celebrar el Día del Libro — EDUCACIÓN 3.0 (Spanish)

With World Book Day set for April 23, EDUCACIÓN 3.0 highlights Kahoot! as a top platform for assessing students’ literary knowledge and sparking engagement with books and reading.

 

 

The 7 Best Phonics Apps — Christina Winters, Mrs. Winter’s Bliss

In her selection of the top 7 apps to help kids learn phonics, veteran educator Christina Winters spotlights the Kahoot! Learn to Read app by Poio for introducing key early literacy concepts and skills through play.

 

 

Elperiodic.comLa presidenta del Consejo Escolar del Estado pone a Petrer como un modelo de innovación educativa tras asistir al programa Kahoot — Elperiodic.com (Spanish)

After the recent event spearheaded by Kahoot! Academy Verified educator Pedro Civera, attending public officials including the president of the State School Council, the city mayor and others, highlighted the event as a model for innovation in test prep and education.

 

Reimagining Review : Rethinking Kahoot Activities — Bethany Petty, Teaching with Technology

Teaching with Technology writer and teacher Bethany Petty discusses how she reinvigorates students’ motivation and excitement for learning by enabling them to create their own kahoots to challenge their classmates.

 

 

Top Tips for your first day as a TEFL teacher — Molly Higgs, i-to-i

Thailand-based TEFL teacher Molly Higgs says introducing yourself, your home country and culture to your students in an engaging way is key to building strong connections, recommending Kahoot! as one of the top platforms to get started.

 

 

Kahoot finns nu direkt i Gleerups digitala läromedel — IT-Pedagogen (Swedish)

Digital teaching materials provider Gleerups has announced it is adding Kahoot! sessions to their learning content, giving both educators and students access to ready-to-use kahoots that support their learning.

 

 

Gemellaggio virtuale per 300 alunni — Simona Ballatore, Il Giorno (Italian)

A virtual project within the eTwinning program connected 300 primary school students across Italy, Turkey and Portugal to learn about humanitarian issues of conflict and migration.

 

 

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