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Kahoot & Quizizz

These are two great online tools that engage students with fun, interactive quiz experiences.  These are ideal for checking for understanding and reviewing content; however, they aren't formal assessment tools.  Since they are web-based, they are compatible with all devices, including smartphones!

With Kahoot, you can easily create fun learning games in just a few minutes.  You can even add images and videos to the questions.  Kahoot are meant to be interactive so they work best in a group setting.  Students can even create their own Kahoots to share with the class.


Quizizz is another web-based classroom activity that allows teachers to easily check for understanding and provide practice opportunities.  You can use their curated question sets or create quizzes of your own.

Making it Happen in Your Classroom
Teacher Preparation
  1. Write your quiz content
  2. Choose your platform
  3. Create your free account
  4. Build quiz
Lesson Implementation
  1. Have students login to the student side of the platform
  2. Give them the quiz code
  3. Have them join the quiz
  4. Let the fun begin!

Activities and Examples
Kahoots and Quizizz can be used in a wide variety of ways.  You can create these interactive experiences for things like:
  • Unit review
  • Vocabulary review
  • Reading comprehension checks
  • Exit ticket
  • Introduce a concept or topic
  • Test prep
  • Collaborative team competitions