Grading lets you grade individual claims, see an overall score for each student, give feedback, and more! From customizable grading scales to an export-data option for LMS entry, we’ve got you covered from beginning to end.
News and insights on the most impactful Kialo Edu features and updates.
Like Kialo’s sunburst? Well now you can use it to navigate your Kialo discussions instead of the argument tree. Glide around your argument map with ease while never losing sight of the big picture!
We’ve revamped the Create Discussion Wizard to offer a more streamlined experience, including the ability to customize the default settings of future discussions. Get right to mapping out arguments!
Kialo Edu now allows you to invite a Google Classroom to a discussion with just a few clicks! Plus, each student will automatically get a new Kialo Edu account that’s integrated with Google.
Looking to take your discussions offline? Exporting discussions lets you convert Kialo Edu’s argument maps into text files. Plus, you can now separately export just the sources to make a handy list of references!
Users can now show their account’s email address on Kialo Edu, adding another easy way to identify students as they map out arguments.
Since its inception, Kialo Edu has been a privacy-first platform, and today we are happy to announce that we passed the ISO 27001 security audit and have been certified accordingly.
Kialo Edu believes that security is a top priority for any online teacher resource. The Contact List makes it easier and safer to connect with the right users by building a handy list of the accounts you know.
Instant Access lets students immediately join a discussion on Kialo Edu without signing up or logging in—just share a quick link or QR code. Now you can set up a critical thinking activity without having to think!
2022 was a big year for Kialo Edu! We launched Kialo Templates, a teacher resource library for debate topics. We also rolled out Tasks, Anonymous Discussions, display names, and QR code invites to make your experience easier and more productive.
Kialo Templates are ready-to-go discussion resources that students can dive right into, complete with background information and prompt claims. With a wide range of ages and subjects, there are argumentative essay and debate topics for everyone!
Anonymous Discussions give every participant a colorful animal avatar, so only the teacher can see everyone’s real identity. This means students can map out arguments more freely, without worrying about judgment from their peers!
The Sources sidebar lets you see an alphabetical list of all the sources cited in a Kialo Edu discussion. Make sure your students can back up their critical thinking with hard facts!
Tasks set clear objectives for students as they map out arguments. You can set targets for developing arguments, interacting with other students, citing sources, and more. Plus, student progress is tracked automatically, helping you out with grading, too!
Managed Accounts makes Kialo Edu an even more convenient teacher resource, letting you create and manage all your students’ accounts in one window. Skip the hassle of students creating their own accounts and get straight to argument mapping!