The following blog post is written by Flipgrid Educator Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Ann Kozma, and Jess Boyce. In the #GridTip Series, Jornea, Ann, and Jess will share tips and tricks to help you explore ideas and possibilities with Flipgrid. Looking for more inspiration? Sign up for one of the Engage & Amplify: Flipgrid 101 Webinars!
Boogie on over to the Disco Library, a place where educators are sharing their best ideas and finding their next great Flipgrid discussion prompts.
What is the Disco Library?
With 5,000+ community-generated Topics, the Flipgrid Disco Library is the perfect spot to find inspiration from fellow educators! From exit tickets to book clubs to reflections to word problems and more, the Disco Library is full of ready to use discussion prompts that are sure to get your students talking!
Find Your Next Topic
When you head to the Disco Library you will notice a few things. Near the top, Featured Topics: these are hand-selected timely and especially wonderful discussion prompts, such as the Explorer Series! Below Featured Topics you’ll find filters, which allow you to search by Audience, Topic Subject, Topic Goals or any criteria you choose.
Once you have found a Topic you want to use with your students, click on the blue dropdown "Select a Grid" and choose which Grid you want to host the Topic. Then you can add/change/update any element of the Topic in order to personalize the content for your classroom.
Remember, you can edit every aspect of the Topic and customize settings such as Video Response Length, Video Moderation, Topic Attachments, Features and more! When you are ready to engage your learners, just flip the switch from Inactive to Active and you're ready to roll!
Share with the Community
By contributing to the Disco Library, you’re helping your fellow educators learn unique ways to implement Flipgrid as they seek to transform learning and amplify student voice! And because you're sharing only the Topic template (and none of your student content), you're free to share to your heart's content.
Login to your Educator Admin Dashboard to find the Grid and then the Topic you wish to share
Click the "Actions" dropdown menu and choose Add to Disco Library.
Add Topic Discovery Details
Choose your Audience, Subject, and Goal
Add Integration Notes so that your fellow educators will understand how best to use the Topic you shared. Include details, tips, tricks and any information you think would be helpful for your colleagues to know. Additional supporting resources can be added as links for the educator to explore in conjunction with the Topic.
Remix Topic Details, Resources and Attachments
Remix or update the Topic Description as needed. Remember to remove any personal information that pertains to your learning community.
Edit and update Topic Attachments if needed to support and extend the learning. Attachments could include links such as videos, articles, or graphic organizers.