Thursday, July 9, 2015

Tech Thursday: FlipGrid

I spent this week at the Upstate Technology Conference and walked away with some fabulous new tools and a few tricks to  help me be more efficient with my favorites.

One that I learned about last year and I dropped the ball with using was FlipGrid.  It is AMAZING!

A strategy that I use quite often is the traditional Exit Ticket.  Students reflect at the end of a lesson on a post-it note, index card, etc.  Then they stick it up on the wall or the door and I read responses.  Well, FlipGrid will transform your Exit Tickets.



It is VIDEO!  Kind of like a confessional booth.  Students record short videos in response to a question.

Your role is to create a grid of questions, share the link, and students respond.  The fun part is watching the videos.  How much easier would it be to watch your exit tickets instead of gathering all of those sticky notes that inevitably get stuck where they shouldn't?


Here's the creator of FlipGrid sharing his thoughts.


Just a few FYI...

1.  You are not limited on the amount of questions or responses.
2. It does cost, but the educator rate is only $65 per year.  You get 10 grids.
3. No accounts are needed to record responses.  You just send out a link.

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4 comments:

  1. This looks like fun! I'm sure the students would much rather record their answers on video than the old pencil and paper method. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Oh neat-o! I have not heard of this before. I bet my students would love this. Thank you so much for sharing!
    Alison
    Rockin' and Lovin' Learnin'

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  3. This looks really cool! I love learning about new technology I can use in my classroom!

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  4. is looks really cool! I love learning about new technology I can use in my classroom!

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