First Time Use: Have students practice before using it on a class graded assignment. Here are some ideas:
- Teacher/Student Introduction:
- Name, birth month, favorite food, favorite animal, a place you would like to travel to: Link
- What's your one word? If you had to choose one word to describe what you want this next school year to look like, what would it be? Link
- Goal Setting/Reflection: In the beginning of the year or new semester, have students create a graphic showing long and short term goals. Then use flipgrid to discuss goals and how they want to accomplish this.
- Friday 5-4-3-2-1: 5 things that made you smile this week, 4 words to describe my week, 3 things I plan to do this week, 2 things I learned this week, 1 goal I have for next week. Link
Using Flipgrid to Get Peer Reviews/Feedback
- Have students give feedback on a project, model, ...
- What was similar about his/her thinking compared to the thinking you used?
- What was different about his/her thinking compared to the thinking you used?
- What constructive feedback to you have for him/her?
- How has this response changed your thinking about the task you completed?
- How was your week? Link
- SEL Check-In: Include emoji/sticker in video and tell us why you feel that way. Link
Different Ways to Use Flipgrid:
- Article of the Week Discussion: Have students state claim then provide evidence for or against at topic
- Exit Tickets (set to 30-60 seconds so you can quickly go through the responses)
- My Ah-Ha moment: what was your big take away from today? did you learn something new? did you have an ah-ha moment? Link
- Video for Future Students: Students share pointers and any information they feel is necessary to help new students be successful, not only in your class, but the school as well. Example Link
- Math, Chem, or Physics Problem: Have students explain how they solved a math problem