Be a Game Show Host!

Increase Student Motivation & Provide Academic Feedback


Looking for a way to actively involve your students in classroom review and exit tickets? This session is primarily for whole class instruction and will give you free resources and ready-made templates to engage student interest while incorporating technology tools and providing prompt high-quality feedback. This will be a fun and engaging atmosphere for students!
TEAM Strands: Academic Feedback, Motivating Students, Activities & Materials

ISTE Standards:

2d. Provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards, and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching.

Session Objectives

  • Participate in a variety of web-based games from a variety of sites.
  • Evaluate the game platforms for what will work best with your material.
  • Choose at least one platform and create your own game for your students.

Jeopardy - There are many ways to play Jeopardy in your classroom!

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Quizlet - Create and quiz with virtual flashcards

  • Browse decks or create your own
  • Review in class as a whole or invite students to access your decks outside of class
  • Students can play games such as Scatter or Space Race with the questions in your decks
  • Students can create their own decks
  • There's an app for that! Demo

Kahoot - BYOD game for the classroom!

  • For students:
  • Create a fun timed interactive game
  • Students can play on their mobile devices or in a computer lab setting, questions are displayed on a projector
  • Download results for academic feedback
  • Browse thousands of Kahoots or create your own (create and share with your PLC!)
  • 5 ways to make your Kahoot awesome! CLICK HERE
  • Lesson ideas for Kahoot CLICK HERE
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Quizizz - Like Kahoot, but with a twist!

  • For students:
  • Similar to Kahoot, but the questions are displayed on the student screen
  • Students can play at their own pace
  • Can assign quizizz for homework CLICK HERE
  • Data is downloaded to an Excel spreadsheet to analyze student and class performance
How to use Quizizz as a Mini Assessment
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