Friday, January 20, 2017

FlipGrid Possibilities

Examples

  • Share videos of fun class activities for the entire year (ex. field trips, visitors, special activities)  
  • Use an iPad or Kindle to create a classroom tour highlighting different parts of your room.
  • What do you wonder about?  (Create a digital Wonder Wall. These questions can guide
    independent research, book orders, and class lessons.)
  • What do you know about _____________? Record at the beginning and end of a unit.
  • What did you learn?
  • What questions do you still have?
  • What was your favorite activity from the year?
  • What did you like best about your field trip?

Build Community in Your Classroom
  • What was your favorite part about the snow break?  
  • What do you like to do for fun?
  • What career do you want to have when you grow up? Why?

English Language Arts
  • Who was your favorite character? Why?
  • Read a short poem.
  • Tell a joke.
  • Create a book trailer (like a commercial to get others to read the book).
  • Start a make-believe story and each person adds a new sentence.
  • Use the vocabulary word in a sentence.

Math
  • Explain how you got your answer.
  • Where do see math in the world?

Science
  • Make a prediction about the experiment we’re going to do.
  • Tell about your research project.
  • Record videos of experiments.
  • Share your STEM creation.

Social Studies
  • What is your dream for a better world?
  • Invite others from around the world to answer questions.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

FlipGrid: Getting Started

Give your Students a Voice with FLIPGRID

Flipgrid is a means for teachers to generate grids of short discussion-style questions. Students reply to those questions through video. Anyone with your link/code can record a video response.

Flipgrid works with
  • Chromebooks
  • Computers with webcams
  • iPads
  • Kindle Fires
  • Smartphones

It works best with latest version of Google Chrome.

FlipGrid One is free for teachers. Teachers may have one grid with multiple questions/topics.
FlipGrid Classroom is a paid service that allows you to have multiple grids.






For more information, check out these resources:
FlipGrid Integration Ideas: https://docs.flipgrid.com/