“Coronavirus closures are rapidly progressing through the global education sector.It’s an issue that has dominated headlines since 31 December, 2019. Originating in Wuhan City in China’s Hubei Province, coronavirus – otherwise known as COVID-19 – has now spread to 83 more countries (at the time of writing), including Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan, the USA and France. Coronavirus closures across schools, colleges and universities should not disrupt student learning. Here, we’ve listed some of the most useful tools and resources for educators to use amid the COVID-19 outbreak:



For a limited time, the game-based learning platform Kahoot! is granting free access to its Premium solution for schools and universities impacted by coronavirus closures.Kahoot! Premium’s distance learning offerings let teachers host gamified learning sessions via video conferencing, and also allows them to assign self-paced games for homework.Empowered by Premium, educators will receive advanced reports that can be used for formative assessment purposes. As well as this, the innovative tool helps teachers compile a catalogue of school-wide academic games and collaborate with other teachers from their institution.Kahoot! Basic, a free version, features the same distance learning game modes and is and will always be available for free for K-12 teachers and schools.Click here to activate Premium for schools | Click here to activate Premium for higher ed.”

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