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Faculty - Flipgrid: What is Flipgrid, Usage Suggestions, & Grading Limitations

2019

Faculty - What is Flipgrid, Usage Suggestions, & Grading Limitations

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families in 180+ countries. Create a Grid community for your classroom, school, PLC, #GridPals, families, and more!

Every student has a voice, so let’s amplify! Students record short, authentic videos and can reply to each other’s videos. Educators are 100% in control with video moderation, access controls, and much more.

How can it be used? Please see the suggestions below: 

  • Current & historical events
  • Aha Moments
  • Fluency & phonics
  • Reflections
  • Digital rehearsals and concerts
  • Abstract Reasoning
  • Final Project Showcase
  • Virtual Art Show
  • Persuasive writing and debates
  • Peer Review
  • Office Hours
  • Socratic discussions
  • Advisor check-ins
  • Goal Setting
  • Team Collaboration
  • Showcases
  • Course reviews 
  • Guest Speakers
  • Introductions
  • Expert Connections
  • Study Groups
  • Flipped Classroom
  • Professional Collaboration
  • Assignment Reviews
  • Community Connections

If you are wishing to grade a Flipgrid discussion like you would a regular discussion board, you do have some limitations. Unlike Blackboard, Flipgrid does not collect all of a student's posts onto one screen for you to review and grade. Rather, you would have to manually search for and note where students' made a reply posts. If it is necessary and applicable in your classroom to grade both their initial post and replies, you could have each student post to a discussion board entitled "Flipgrid Replies" with the name(s) of the students they replied to during the Flipgrid discussion. 

Don't forget to review the other Flipgrid knowledgebase resources to get started!

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