Gamification Resources

Top Gamification blog posts

Game show classroom: Comparing Kahoot!, Quizizz, Quizlet Live and Gimkit

How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

14 ways to turn your classroom into a game show

14 ways to turn your class into a game show

20 ways to gamify your class

20 ways to gamify your class

10 game hooks to inspire learning in your class

10 game hooks to inspire learning in your class

Gamification: How Clash of Clans changed my class

Gamification: How Clash of Clans changed my classroom

How to start a Quizlet Live game in 60 seconds + tips and tricks

How to start a Quizlet Live game in 60 seconds + tips and tricks

How video games can help students in class, at home

How video games can help students in class, at home

Themes, teams, and side quests: A superhero’s guide to gamification

Themes, teams, and side quests: A superhero’s guide to gamification

30+ digital escape rooms (plus a step by step guide for creating your own)

30+ digital escape rooms (plus a step by step guide for creating your own)

We don’t do tests: Using Gimkit for assessment

We don't do tests: Using Gimkit for assessment

Teach with Kahoot!: Go beyond review with the Blind Kahoot

teach with kahoot

Ditch That Textbook Podcast Episodes

138: 3 things I'm loving about Quizizz now

Quizizz is one of several formative assessment tools that teachers are using all around the world. After loading it up recently, I noticed a few newer features that really impressed me. in this episode, I'll tell you what those features are and why you should be excited about them, too.


129: 2 tips to start gamification in your class

Lots of teachers have seen great success with gamification. they incorporate the elements of games into their classrooms. If you haven't tried this and are thinking about it, you might be overwhelmed with getting started. You might worry that you don't have all of the pieces in place. In her book, Make Learning Magical, Tisha Richmond offers these two tips to encourage you to give it a try anyway.


095: Flipgrid + scavenger hunt = Fliphunt!

It's a Flipgrid scavenger hunt! Kathi Kersznowski (@kerszi) tells us all about her newest creation and how we can bring it in the classroom.


087: The Quizizz you never knew ...

Quizizz is a fun, student-centered study tool. Many teachers use it to help students review material they've studied. But other teachers are innovating and using Quizizz in very clever ways. Deepak Cheenath, co-founder of Quizizz, shares some ideas.


083: Try the Connected Kahoot!

Kahoot! games don't have to be limited to the students in your classroom. Steve Auslander (of Indiana, USA) and Steve Sherman (of Cape Town, South Africa) share how a video call can turn your traditional Kahoot! game into a "Connected Kahoot!" game.


053: GimKit: Like Kahoot with power-ups

I've stumbled upon a new digital assessment/review tool that shows promise. It's like Kahoot with a store where students can buy power-ups to use in the game. It's called GimKit (gimkit.com). The free version is limited, but it's definitely worth checking out.

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Our Tech Like A Pirate page has a whole section dedicated to bringing games into your classroom!

  • Links to gamification tools and apps
  • ​Game boards and templates you can use tomorrow ​
  • The latest game based learning resources from Ditch That Textbook!

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