a video selfie. This is a great tool for students who are too shy to speak in front of other students. It helps them feel more comfortable with sharing their answers. Videos can last from 15 seconds to 5 minutes and teachers have the option to include many different features. Check out the images below to see what different options are available for each assignment.
There are also many different ways Flipgrid can be used to enhance student engagement: Ideas include:
Pros and Cons from a Teacher's Perspective:
Flipgrid can be used on all the different devices often found within classrooms. There is even an app that teachers can download on their phones and use to manage their Flipgrid classrooms wherever they are. Flipgrid also has an AR (Augmented Reality) option to be able to have individual Flipgrid videos be watched at different school events using a QR code. The biggest con is for teachers who have limited accesses to devices in their classroom. It can take a long time for students to create their videos if you have a limited number of devices.
Overal Rating: 5 Stars
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