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📚 Assignments explained

Note: Assignments are available to Gimkit Pro (paid) members only.

Assignments allow your students to play Gimkit on their own from anywhere. Use assignments for distance learning, independent study, or homework.


Creating an an assignment takes just a few minutes. First, select the kit you want to use.

Assignment - Choose a kit

Next, choose the game mode you want your students to play for the assignment. Assignments can only be played 2D modes that don't require a team or group to play.

Assignment - Mode options

Finally, select the game options you want for your assignment.

Assignment - Game options

Your assignment will have the name of the kit + mode by default. You can change this anytime by clicking the title while viewing the assignment.

Change default assignment name

To share your assignment, copy your assignment link from inside your assignment. Regardless of how many classes you have on an assignment, there's only one link to share.

Share assignment link

Once you've created and shared your assignment with your students, they'll work to complete it by reaching the goal you set.

Assignment - Student goal

From your dashboard, click on Assignments to view a list of your assignments. If an assignment is past due, its icon shows in orange.

Assignment list - past due in orange

View results for your assignments by clicking into the assignment you want from your assignments list, then Results. Use the sorting options in the left pane to sort & filter your results view.

Assignments - Results

As soon as any student completes your assignment, you'll be able to see report information inside of your assignment. Click Results to view individual results. You'll be able to view your assignment results divvied up by class even if you have multiple classes on one assignment.

To view the full report for your assignment, click Open Report inside of your assignment.

Open report

You can also click into the kit connected to your assignment and click Reports and select your assignment from the right-hand pane.

Assignments - Select reports from kit view

Tip: Assignments are most effective when used with classes, but can be used on their own as well.

Tip: Want to let your students practice without any due dates or grading? Just click "Practice" in any of your kits and share the practice link with your students. They can use that link to practice anytime without scoring, game mechanics, modes, or reporting. Just questions and answers to hone their skills. Learn more here.

Updated on: 23/11/2022

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