Flipgrid is one of the first ed tech programs that I used to enhance student engagement within my classroom. The video feature allowed my 5th grade students to show their understanding in a different way. For many of them, it was also a lot more fun than traditional pencil and paper responses. The few who struggled quickly got over seeing themselves in a video and soon learned to love it too. Besides providing engagement opportunities, it was also easy for teachers and students to use.
There are so many ways you can use Flipgrid to engage your students. Here are just a few of those ways:
Do you have any other ideas you'd like added to this post? Make sure to include them in the comments below.
If you've never used Flipgrid before or need a refresher on how to create topics, make sure to check out the videos below.
How to Create an Account
Setting up a Flipgrid account is free and easy. Check out this short video to learn how to create your account today.
How to Use a Discovery Topic
Discovery topics are created by other educators or Flipgrid partners. This is a great place to look for pre-created topics.
How to Create a New Topic
Topics for any subject can be easily created. Flipgrid includes many different features that can be included and permissions that can be turned on or off depending on the needs of your students.
The Tech Lovin' Teacher: Ed Tech TOSA, 15+ year educator, tech enthusiast, curriculum creator