Blooket , a relatively new website in the online trivia and quiz options for teachers, is Blooket . It’s a website and not an app. After creating an account as a teacher, you can create “sets of questions” on any topic you like. You can also search for “sets” created by other educators. You can host games for your students by creating a set of questions.
Blooket is different from other sites that I have used with students because the same set questions can be used for a variety game styles. The teacher could host a Gold Quest or Battle Royale, or even a Classic game (think Kahoot), along with five other options.
Students don’t need to create an account. Students can join any game hosted by you by going to blooket.com/play, and then entering the pin that you will be given when hosting a game. The majority of games can be played at their own pace and students do not need to see the teacher screen. This makes them a great choice if you’re playing with virtual students. You can host games so that students can play at the same moment or assign homework to students to complete in a set time.
As I explored the site with my fifth graders, I was able to see some clear advantages. Before you start playing with your students, there are some things you should consider.
What is a Blooket?
Blooket is an online platform that allows teachers to launch a game, and students to join using a code. Blooket can be launched by teachers as a class to create the ultimate competition, or it can be assigned to students “solo” so they can practice at their own pace and not feel pressured. By earning points, students can unlock Blooks (cute avatars).
You can use your points to buy themed Blooks, such as the Wonderland Box or Medieval Box. My students often compete for certain Blooks such as the horse or the “fancy toast” frequently. My middle schoolers are always excited when a Blooket appears on their schedule.
How to Host a Blooket Play
You can host a Blooket if you have a Wiki account. Just visit the website of the game and log in. Click on the “Host” tab, then “Game Modes,” and then click the “Select Gamemode” button. Then, choose a game mode and enter settings for your players. Once you’ve selected your game mode, you’re ready to begin.
To host a Blooket, you’ll need a teacher account. Creating a Wiki account is free. Once you’ve set up your free, premium, or plus account, click on the “Host” tab to create a game. You can choose a mode and then choose the number of players. You’ll see the amount of players you need on the left side of the page.
Once you have the Wiki account, you can select the game mode and invite players to play. A Wiki page will be generated for you to enter your game codes. To create an account, simply click on the “Start” button and follow the instructions. You’ll be asked a series of questions. If you’ve answered the questions correctly, you’ll receive a code in your email inbox.
In order to host a Blooket, you’ll need a projector or classroom. The game can be played individually or as a class. The question set is chosen by the teacher. Then, all the participants will answer the questions. Each player is given a specific amount of time to answer. The game is timed to 25 minutes. It’s an interactive way to teach your students the skills they need to become better musicians.