Lots of innovative advancements in the field of education are coming up these days. One such innovation is the Blooket website through which students can learn many things with games and trivia. It enhances the classroom engagement of the students. Also, help students to learn and revise challenging matters. The teachers can use Blooket to offer a fun-loving environment. They can also review content and give homework assignments to the students to complete in their home.
The people who created the website are Tom and Ben Steward who made it for the children to have a fun learning experience. Want to know more about Blooket? Continue reading to know more about it.
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What is Booklet?
The Booklet is a gamified tool used for educational purposes by optimizing student engagement. It helps the teachers to host games and also do homework assignments easily. Because of its innovation, it catches the attention of the students so they will have an interest to learn. Then the students receive rewards for answering the fun questions.
The teachers will be able to host Blooket in real-time in the classroom or through online classes. That is the convenient aspect of Blooket. The students can even go solo and practice at their own pace without any interruptions. There is no need to compete with the other students.
The Blooket is a great learning platform for students of all grades. The students from kindergarten to middle schoolers to 12th grade can make use of this tool. The teachers can save the multiple-choice questions sets and use them in a lot of gaming options to make it fun for the students. There are competitive games as well that enables the students to compete with each other. In this way, they are learning and also having fun.
How to Play Blooket?
The Blooket game comes with a set of questions that the students have to answer. The teachers have to create great questions sets or find premade question sets in the options Discover or Search tabs. If the students answer correctly, they will get points to buy or sell books and power-ups.
How to create an account?
You can use Blooket for free. The free version permits unlimited games, students, and question sets. The teachers can choose and register how many students they want to require. But they can only host a maximum of 60 students per session. Then they can sign up with a Google account or email address.
1. The student accounts
The students younger than thirteen years require the permission of their parents to create an account on the Blooket website. The students older than thirteen can do the following.
- They can create their own question sets for their own game.
- They can buy and sell books.
- They will be able to track their statistics.
- Then they can participate in community events.
The students need not register to use the Blooket and play the online games. They can join through the online game code. The teacher can provide the game code or link to the Blooket game. Also for having more fun the students can enter it with the alias name. They can use the avatar instead of their name.
The students wait in the lobby for the teacher to allow them for the class. The teachers will be able to see which students want to lay the game. As teachers are the host they will offer access for the students to play the game. Along with this, they can use other controls as well. They can also have a record of each student’s progress in the game.
Is there a paid version?
You can use the Booklet free version but there is also paid version for extra features. The free version offers the teachers the percentage of questions for the students to answer. With the Booklet Plus paid version, the teachers can view the enhanced game reports. If you need more detailed reporting, you can check what the free version offers. You can subscribe to the paid version of the Booklet to see what it offers.
Is it easy to use?
The Blooket website is easy to navigate and use. After registration, you can find the dashboard page and find overview tutorial where you can see the website tabs and features. Here has a look at the descriptions of the features in Blooket.
1. The Blooket dashboard page
- The Blooket dashboard is available on the left of the screen and has five tabs.
- News is the latest Blooket news and articles. You can find the features and events here.
- My sets contain the features for all the quiz questions. The teacher can create the sets here.
- In the Favorites section, the teachers can see their favourite question sets.
- In the Homework, they can find recent and alive homework assignments.
- The History has the latest games and teacher’s games they hosted for the students.
The teacher will be able to immediately create questions and also search for the premade set suitable to the topic. With this, they can host multiple-choice questions. After logging inside the Blooket website the teacher can switch between the teacher and the student mode. Most of the games on the website offer permission for the late joiners. They will be able to win if they answer the questions correctly. The students have to use the click and drag and drop to play.
You can find the menu bar at the top of the screen that gives you access to the dashboard, statistics, settings, and also many other options. You can find Discover which is a library containing premade question sets on several topics. Also, you can find the Create where you can see multiple questions with answers.
3. Create or Discover question sets
There are two options the teachers can use to play with questions sets. They will be able to create their own question sets or use a public question. Everything needed to create a question is available on Create A Question Set page. The teachers have to just fill in the details on the boxes like Title, description, image, Private/Public, import, Answer-Questions, Save and more.
On the Blooket Discover page, you can find question sets and answers on many topics to play games. Each of the sets will have a car with the title, several questions, author, when last edited and more. The teachers will be able to select the questions which they are interested in or they could also use the search bar. These are the great ways in which you can use the Blooket website. It is an amazing tool that allows teachers to teach their students and also entertain them.