This post is about Kahoot! An awesome tool that works like a game. It allows you to play and teach students at the same time!
A Kahoot is a collection of questions on specific topics. Created by teachers, students, business-people and social users, they are asked in real-time, to an unlimited number of “players”, creating a social, fun and game-like learning environment.
To create a new Kahoot you need to go to https://getkahoot.com/ (also you can find the link in “www.kahoot.it”. There you will find the guidance to acomplish your own Kahoot!
1- Why is this particular tool or technology relevant to language learning? what approaches to language learning or research underpin the use of this technolgy?
This tool allow teachers to approach their students not only for its dynamic structure but also because of the liberty that it bring to teachers to create different activities using a second language. This kind of tool may empower the use of technology for second language learning.
2- How might you use it to foster language learning? Think about your target audicence.
3- What limitations can you see with the use of this technology for the purpose of language learning?