Kahoot! Journal

A journal about everyday superheroes, the future of learning and finding your something else.

8 ways to use Kahoot! beyond the basics

Posted on April 10, 2017

Team play, ghost mode, blind kahoots - there are so many ways to take your Kahoot! experience beyond the basics. In this guest post, one of our super-users talks about a training session she designed for teachers to help them discover new ways to use Kahoot! in their classrooms.

This article is contributed by Mickie Mueller, Ed Tech Facilitator for Norfolk Public Schools, presenter, trainer and technology geek.

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Kahoot! reaches 1 billion players!

Posted on March 06, 2017

By Erik Harrell, CEO @ Kahoot!

Today, we are proud to announce that Kahoot! has reached a staggering 1 billion cumulative participating players on our platform.

Yes - that is billion with a B!

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Record-breaking Learning: World’s Biggest Kahoot with 4,092 Players!

Posted on February 27, 2017

Kahoot! is a game-based learning phenomenon sweeping through the global educational space. With millions of students and teachers playing games every month, “kahooting” has become an actual verb. On February 23rd, 2017, Talladega County Schools broke the world record for the largest kahoot ever, with an astonishing 4,092 players in one single game!

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Introducing our newest Kahoot! Experiment - Podium

Posted on September 06, 2016

Podium is a brand new experiment designed to reward the top 3 players or teams at the end of a kahoot game. This feature is made for players that are constantly eager to learn and love celebrating together with their classmates.

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Kahoot! Tips: How to attract more players

Posted on June 04, 2016

Created an awesome kahoot? Learning games with impact deserve to be shared, so we want to help you put your game into the hands of Kahoot!’ers around the world. Here are our top tips for attracting players!

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Professional Development & Teacher Resources

Posted on June 01, 2016

Make learning fun and impactful by building Kahoot! into your lesson plan in the most powerful way. Below you’ll find free resources for teachers and PD leaders, including PDF guides to making and playing learning games, presentations for professional development events, downloadable templates for planning and assessing kahoots, and clips from our Kahoot! Masterclasses.

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Kahoot! Masterclass Video... Watch and Learn!

Posted on May 26, 2016

Ready to master Kahoot!? We've been flooded with requests for a video of the Kahoot! Masterclasses we held at SXSW, so here it is! In this video, you'll learn about the most powerful ways to discover, create, play and share awesome learning games, and hear from teachers who have truly transformed their classrooms.

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Meet Kahoot! Hero & French Teacher Christel Grandemange!

Posted on May 06, 2016

Parlez-vous Awesome? French teacher Christel Grandemange just reached her one year Kahoot!’iversary this Spring, and what a year it has been! In this guest post, she shares how she uses Kahoot! to teach new subjects, how she’s integrated learning games into the curriculum, and the massive impact it’s had on her learners.

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Kahoot! Media Briefing

Posted on April 15, 2016

As Kahoot! continues to grow into a global brand, we’ve had the honor to be included in lots of stellar publications. We've captured all the information you need right here!

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Kahoot!’s new Team Mode boosts collaboration

Posted on April 14, 2016

We’ve designed Kahoot!’s new Team Mode to nurture collaboration, teamwork, leadership skills and good communication. We believe it’s also the perfect way to play Kahoot! in learning environments without 1:1 devices!

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Kahoot! at SXSWedu

Posted on March 08, 2016

In Austin for SXSWedu? Join the Kahoot! founders and K!rew in making learning fun! We've got Learners to Leaders workshops, Kahoot!'ing with Kano, sneak previews of future game modes and more!

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Kahoot! Challenges

Posted on March 07, 2016

Ready to take your Kahoot!’ing up a gear? We’ve put together some Kahoot! challenges to help you create awesome learning games, motivate learners and spark healthy competition with other classrooms around the world.

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Ghost Mode Challenge vs. Winter Games stars

Posted on February 22, 2016

Up for a challenge? Snowboarder Ståle Sandbech and fellow #WinterGames stars have been Kahoot!’ing on the slopes and challenged us to beat their scores in Ghost Mode. Think you’ve got what it takes? Read on.

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Kahoot of the Day: Superbowl Trivia

Posted on February 04, 2016

Any NFL fans in the house? Whether you’re backing Panthers or Broncos, this tricky Superbowl Trivia kahoot will have even the toughest Football fans scrambling for a touchdown.

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5 ways to make a kahoot awesome

Posted on February 02, 2016

You’ve worked out how to make a kahoot, but how do you make your kahoot awesome? What is it that makes some learning games worth featuring, attract thousands of players, and such a joy to play? Here are 5 ways for you to take your Kahoot!’ing to the next level…

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Creating kahoots just got easier!

Posted on February 02, 2016

So what’s all this about a new Create tool? Well, we’ve been busy working on some pretty exciting improvements to the way you create learning games. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be inviting some Kahoot!’ers to help us test out the new features so we can keep improving the platform. Here’s what you can expect from the new Create tool…

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Full Screen Kahoot!’ing

Posted on January 29, 2016

A small button with a big impact, Kahoot!’s Full Screen button means a more immersive, engaging learning game for everyone… with just one simple click.

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Kahoot of the Day: Learning to Read Music

Posted on January 25, 2016

For today’s Kahoot of the Day, we’ve chosen a learning game for budding musicians! Designed for beginners, this kahoot is a sharp way to learn to read music and build confidence sight-reading notes on the Treble Clef.

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Kahoot of the Day: Periodic Table Mania

Posted on January 20, 2016

We’ve come across an awesome science kahoot for chemistry geeks and college students, filled with fun ways to learn the ins and outs of basic physical chemistry, or to refresh knowledge before exams. Let's take a look...

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Kahoot of the Day: Martin Luther King

Posted on January 15, 2016

As Martin Luther King, Jr Day approaches, we’ve been looking at how people in our community use Kahoot! for discussion, reflection and inspiration. Our Kahoot of the Day, "How Much Do You Know About Martin Luther King, Jr?" is just the right fit for doing just that.

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Kahoot of the Day: Google Search Trends

Posted on January 14, 2016

Inspired by the Digital Learning themes explored at FETC (Future of Education Technology Conference), today’s Kahoot of the Day is packed full of ideas for ramping up engagement in games for lifelong learners and bringing delight to the classroom.

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Kahoot of the Day: British Fashion

Posted on January 13, 2016

Who, What, Wear: British Fashion in the 1930s and 40s sashays into our Featured list for a rather stylish twist on learning. Find out what we loved most about this British Fashion kahoot…

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New Kahoot! Music: Great British Sounds

Posted on January 13, 2016

New music? New logo? No, Kahoot!’ers, you’re not imagining things! This month we’ve spiced up the Loud Learning experience with a little British twist to celebrate our unique British-Norwegian heritage.

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Kahoot of the Day: Quadratic Equations

Posted on January 12, 2016

Kahoot!’er sksnokahoots makes Algebra fun with this kahoot about Quadratic Equations! Our resident math pro takes us through what makes this an awesome math kahoot, plus some tips on how to play.

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Kahoot of the Day: David Bowie

Posted on January 11, 2016

With the legendary David Bowie on everyone’s minds, we thought it only fitting for today’s “Kahoot of the Day” to look back on his incredible influence on music and pop culture.

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Best kahoots to play in 2016

Posted on January 07, 2016

Looking for the best learning games to play? Our "Featured Kahoots" list is updated daily with the best kahoots in any subject - we're looking for well researched topics, clever use of media, subtle clues and truly engaging games. Here's how to make your own kahoots worth featuring...

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Merry K!ristmas from Kahoot!

Posted on December 18, 2015

From breaking the ice at the Christmas party to a catchy round of pop music trivia with the family, Kahoot!’ing brings the holiday magic when people come together and puts a smile on everyone’s face.

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5 Nobel Peace Prize Kahoots

Posted on December 09, 2015

5 thought-provoking Nobel Peace Prize kahoots to motivate and inspire on Nobel Prize Week, plus a Kahoot! Learners to Leaders challenge.

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Kahoot!'ing on Grandparents Day

Posted on November 02, 2015

When it comes to the world of Grandparenting, Kahoot! Community Team member Steph offers us some wonderful insights and takes a look at families Kahoot!'ing together on Grandparents Day.

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The Art of Blind Kahoot!'ing

Posted on October 28, 2015

A powerful way to teach new concepts, the "Blind Kahoot" is all about building knowledge brick by brick in a single game... but how do you even get started? IB Bio Teacher & Kahoot!'er Steph Castle shares her (totally GENIUS) tips and tricks on the art of Blind Kahoot!'ing.

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5 (out of this) World Space Week kahoots

Posted on October 05, 2015

Houston, we have lift off! World Space Week is here - and boy, are we pumped about it. Who doesn’t love rocketships, astronauts, and the promise of the unknown? These 5 World Space Week kahoots are such a blast, you’re gonna love playing them again and again. Go on, take a peek!

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Kahoot! <3s... World Teachers' Day!

Posted on October 05, 2015

Every day is World Teachers' Day according to the Kahoot! K!rew, but today is an extra special chance to spread the love for teachers we admire. Join us in sharing stories about all those wonderful teachers who inspire us and transform lives!

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Going for Gold with Ghost Mode!

Posted on September 04, 2015

Competition doesn’t always have to be against your peers! Encourage students to play a kahoot in Ghost Mode – just imagine the success they'll feel when they beat their personal best.

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The Importance of Looking Up

Posted on September 03, 2015

Why aren't the questions and answers displayed on the students' devices? We believe in the power of social learning - the importance of looking up!

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Let’s Talk Tech at TCCA, Houston!

Posted on August 31, 2015

HOUSTON KAHOOT!’ERS! This one’s for you - we’ll be at the Technology & Curriculum Conference of Aldine on October 17th with swag, our best Kahoot! tips, and chatting all things Global Classroom. Better yet? It’s a no school day! Come join the fun!

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Introducing Ghost Mode!

Posted on March 19, 2015

Good news Kahoot!'ers… Our new Ghost Mode feature takes learning games to the next level, reinforcing learning through repetition and self-motivation.

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