Integration Doc: Flipgrid in Administration 🧭👨🏽‍💼👩🏻‍💼

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What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every educator an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your learning community will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Learners can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in Administration

School leaders work daily to create the best conditions for learning, support classroom teaching, and share the wonderful achievements of their schools. Flipgrid provides the opportunity to engage, support, and share any time and place! Flipgrid improves visibility, communication, and connections of administrators by allowing stakeholders to receive information, engage in conversations, share successes, and receive support beyond face to face conversations. Here are just a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite school and district engagement within any setting:

⭐️ Articulate and implement school or district vision for high quality learning
⭐️ Create and reflect on school/ district goals
⭐️ Promote a positive school culture
⭐️ Conduct virtual faculty meetings
⭐️ Observation feedback
⭐️ Share schools and district updates
⭐️ Conduct potential faculty and staff pre-interviews
⭐️ Capture school events - sporting events, performance events, talent shows, spirit days
⭐️ Build a strong community within the school or district
⭐️ Share schools and district updates with faculty and staff
⭐️ Improve school climate highlighting educators, students, and families
⭐️ Share, engage in discussion, and use data for school improvement
⭐️ Personal reflections to support professional growth
⭐️ Share best practices
⭐️ Curate resources for educators and families to support learning
⭐️ Share accomplishments and receive feedback from the community
⭐️ House professional learning for educators to access
⭐️ Manage organization and daily operations

Once you’re ready to create your first discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Here is a sampling of topics for Administration currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your community!

🚀 Ideas + Disco Library: Administration

Back to School Staff FlipHunt by Karen Cormay: A topic that promotes team building by engaging educators in tasks that require them to work collaboratively while they also learn more about each other.

Staff Appreciation by Heather Renshaw: A topic for faculty and staff to share their appreciation for one another.

Engaging Families in Schools by Sarah Said: A Topic to develop an understanding and call for action to improve family engagement in schools.

Learner Environments Today by Beth Clarke: A Topic that engages school leaders in exploring “look fors” to support learning for all students.

Discover and Share a Resource by Tanya Churchill: A Topic to promote discovery and learning allowing educators to share their findings with the staff.

Classroom Observation by Jayme Linton: A Topic to use for observations or to encourage educators to observe and learn best practices from one another.

Principal for a Day by Alyssa Moody: A fun Topic that helps build empathy about job roles as principal and educator switch roles for a day.

My Inbox by Eric Garcia: A Topic administrators can use to receive important video messages from staff, students, and families.

School Board Officials by Sydney Munsterman: A Topic encouraging board members to play an active role in connecting with educators and students.

Share a Strategy by Susan Payne: A topic to generate ways to build positive relationships with students.

Mindfulness by Jornea Erwin: A topic that engages a school faculty in the art of mindfulness to create a positive school culture.

Faculty Share Your Goals by Shari North: A topic to promote support with goals and build community amongst faculty members.

Summer Vacay - Staff by Melissa Culver: A fun topic to welcome new and returning faculty and staff sharing a glimpse of their summer vacation away from school.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Education Leaders 💡

Visionary Planner 2 - Leaders engage others in establishing a vision, strategic plan and ongoing evaluation cycle for transforming learning with technology.  2b: Build on the shared vision by collaboratively creating a strategic plan that articulates how technology will be used to enhance learning.

Empowering Leader 3 - Leaders create a culture where teachers and learners are empowered to use technology in innovative ways to enrich teaching and learning.  3d: Support educators in using technology to advance learning that meets the diverse learning, cultural, and social-emotional needs of individual students.

Connected Learner 5 - Leaders model and promote continuous professional learning for themselves and others. 5C: Use technology to regularly engage in reflective practices that support personal and professional growth.

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow school and district administrators like Judyann Burgess, Dr. Randall Sampson, and Bill Selak for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for administrative and classroom integration ideas.

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Become a Flipgrid Certified Educator.

There is no limit to the ways you can use Flipgrid in Administration. Dive in and help all of your faculty and staff define their voice, share their voice, and respect the diverse voice of their peers. We are here to support you as you engage and amplify!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, MN

Integration Doc: Flipgrid in Professional Development 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫

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What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every educator an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your learning community will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Learners can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in Professional Development

Wanting to power up your Professional Development? Use Flipgrid and augment your in-person PD with social, personalized, and anytime learning! Flipgrid reinvents traditional Professional Development by allowing educators to select relevant and personalized content and participate beyond face to face conversations. Here’s just a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite engagement and support Professional Development within any setting:

⭐️ Build and welcome a community with group introductions
⭐️ Share session offerings before the start of a conference, workshop, or summit
⭐️ Ignite discussion during and after
⭐️ Model and share pedagogical approaches and best practices in action
⭐️ Provide an option for blended Professional Development
⭐️ Engage in book study discussions
⭐️ Connect and learn with experts
⭐️ Showcase and analyze student work
⭐️ Collaborate and share ideas
⭐️ Create and reflect on individual and collective goals
⭐️ Provide accountability and feedback during coaching cycles
⭐️ Curate a digital repository of resources

Once you’re ready to create your first Professional Development discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Here is a sampling of Professional Development topics currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your community!

🚀 Ideas + Disco Library: Professional Development

Workshop Reflection by Kim Lowden: A Topic encouraging educators to reflect on learning experiences after professional learning to inform the facilitator’s next steps.

STEAM Parking Lot by Dana Woods: A Topic to activate learning and develop a shared understanding of content.

The SAMR Model by Lesley Burdine: A Topic that engages participants in learning about a model that support best practices in technology integration.

Flipgrid Resource by Evelina Despaigne: A Topic to use after professional development to engage educators in sharing ideas for implementation based upon their learning.

Collaboration by Wayne Haskovec: A Topic inspiring educators to continue learning socially by creating networks beyond their school and district.

Favorite Technology Tools by Nicole Kempson: A Topic that helps build a resource bank of tools for educators to use as solutions for learning needs.

Meet, Greet, and Discover #FlipHunt by Jen Giffen: A Topic for educators to learn through discovery using a fun scavenger hunt.

Screencasting Annotations by Ben Kelly: A Topic showcasing a step by step demonstration of a specific task or ways to implement an idea.

Ask Your Coach by Tamika Durrah: A topic to ask questions and receive support from a coach anytime and anywhere.

Learner Environments Today by Beth Clarke: A topic that engages participants in aligning and defending their thoughts to a sketchnote representing a learner-centered classroom.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Educators 💡

Learner 1 - Educators continually improve their practice by learning from and with others and exploring proven and promising practices that leverage technology to improve student learning. 1a: Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.

Collaborator 4 - Educators dedicate time to collaborate with both colleagues and students to improve practice, discover and share resources and ideas, and solve problems. 4C: Use collaborative tools to expand students’ authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.

Facilitator 6 - Educators facilitate learning with technology to support student achievement of the ISTE Standards for Students. 6D: Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge, or connections.

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow educators like Holly Clark, Kathi Kersznowski, Brian Smith, Claudio Zavala, Karly Moura, Scott Titmas and Lucretia Anton for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for classroom integration ideas.

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Become a Flipgrid Certified Educator.

There is no limit to the ways you can use Flipgrid in a Professional Development setting. Dive in and help all participants define their voice, share their voice, and respect the diverse voice of their peers. We are here to support you as you engage and amplify!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, MN

Integration Doc: Flipgrid in World Languages🌍

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What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every student an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your students will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Students can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses, infusing your class with a dose of social and emotional learning! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in World Languages 🗣📝

In the world language classroom, students learn far more than grammar, spelling, and pronunciation. They focus on interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational communication, relating cultural practices to perspectives, making connections, language and cultural comparisons, and global communities. Flipgrid is a perfect place for your students to practice their speaking skills and share their ideas, while providing you a simple way to hear from all of your learners. Here are just a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite engagement and capture your students’ learning process:

⭐️ Understand, interpret, and analyze what is heard, read, or viewed.
⭐️ Use language to investigate, explain, and reflect on practices and perspectives of culture.
⭐️ Access and evaluate information and diverse perspectives.
⭐️ Set goals and reflect on progress in using languages for enjoyment, enrichment, and advancement.
⭐️ Present information, concepts, and ideas to inform, explain, and narrate.
⭐️ Use language to develop critical thinking, investigate, explain, and reflect.

Once you’re ready to create your first discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Here is a sampling of World Language Topics currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your learners!

🚀 Disco Library: Elementary (Ages 3-10)

ACCESS Speaking Practice by Meghan Love: A Topic where students complete the story.

Que ropa llevan Mark y Ruby? by Alberto Peris: A Topic for students to learn and recite the names for clothing. Can be edited to any language!

TELPAS Speaking: Comparing Dogs by Rachel Bouknight: A Topic to help young students practice rhyming words.

🚀 Disco Library: Middle School (Ages 11-13)

TED Talk - Nouvelle Langue by Valerie Barland: A Topic for students to review and reflect on a TED Talk.

Bonjour! Comment t’appelles tu? by Robert Proffit: A Topic in which students respond to prompts discussing themselves.

Mi Escuela by Shannan Cloud: A Topic to practice using vocabulary words.

🚀 Disco Library: High School (Ages 14-18)

Celebrities Panel Collaboration by Patricia Flores: A Topic for interpersonal speaking skills, collaboration, and conversation practice

La belleza en el Renacimiento by Ivette Torres: A Topic for developing critical thinking, art interpretation, and representational speaking.

Make Your Own Commercials by Claudio Zavala: A Topic for creatively creating a commercial in a different language.

Death in Our Cultures by Robert Hill: A Topic for discussing customs, traditions, and rituals in other cultures.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Students 💡

Creative Communicator 6 - Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. 6C: Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models, or simulations.

Global Collaborator 7 - Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally. 7A: Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.

 

Let’s be #Gridpals! 🌍

Connect your students with their peers around the world through #GridPals!

Imagine language learning students connecting with native speakers - making connections, conversing, and broadening perspectives to enrich their learning!

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow educators like Luis Oliveria, Manny Curiel, Alberto Herraez, Heidi Trude, and Mario Herraez for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for classroom integration ideas.

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Become a Level One Flipgrid Certified Educator.

There is no limit to the ways you can use Flipgrid with your learners. Dive in and help your students define their voice, share their voice, and respect the diverse voice of their peers. We are here to support you as you engage and amplify!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, MN

Integration Doc: Flipgrid in High School Mathematics (Ages 14-18) 👨‍💻🧮

9-12 Math

What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every student an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your students will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Students can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses, infusing your class with a dose of social and emotional learning! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in High School Mathematics 📊📏

During In high school Math, students learn reasoning with expressions, equations, and inequalities, interpreting and building functions, and expressing geometric properties. Flipgrid provides a fun and social way to engage your students on any Math lesson! Here are a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite engagement and capture your students’ learning process:

⭐️ Explain geometric formulas and use them to solve problems
⭐️ Show how to extend the properties of exponents to rational exponents
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Perform arithmetic operations with complex numbers
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Use polynomial identities to solve problems
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Create equations to represent relationships between quantities
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Prove formulas for sine, cosine, and tangent
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Demonstrate relationships between two- and three-dimensional objects

Once you’re ready to create your first discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Here is a sampling of Mathematics Topics currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your learners!

🚀 Disco Library: Pre-Algebra

Challenging Problems by Eric Simoncelli: A Topic where students showcase how to solve a challenging problem of their choice.

I use Math everyday in… by Ryan Jolivette: A Topic for showing how math is used all around us.

Systems of Equations by Chris Webb: A Topic where students showcase different methods for solving systems of equations.

🚀 Disco Library: Algebra

Pros and Cons of Vertex Form by Lilly Dang: A Topic debating a quadratic function written in vertex form.

Solving Systems of Inequalities by Myra Alcantar: A Topic having students solve systems of inequalities by graphing.

Inverse of Functions by Lilly Dang: A Topic for students to explain how to find the inverse of functions.

🚀 Disco Library: Geometry

Kinds of Reasoning by Joy Bacwaden: A Topic to introduce Proving Triangle Congruency.

Pythagorean Theorem Story by Randy Woods: A Topic for students to explain how to use the Pythagorean Theorem by telling a story.

Surface Area and Volume by Maggie Simmons-Ward: A Topic for creating a new candy container based on different factors.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Students 💡

Knowledge Constructor 3 - Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others. 3D: Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.

Computational Thinker 5 - Students develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technological methods to develop and test solutions. 5A: Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Check out the #MatheMAGIC Explorer Series!

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow educators like Stacey Roshan, Rob Baier, Sean Fahey, and Andy Knueven for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for classroom integration ideas.

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Connect your students with their peers around the world through #GridPals!

💥Become a Level One Flipgrid Certified Educator.

There is no limit to the ways you can use Flipgrid with all learners. Dive in and help your students define their voice, share their voice, and respect the diverse voice of their peers. We are here to support you as you engage and amplify!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, MN

Integration Doc: Flipgrid in Grades 6-8 (Ages 11-13) Language Arts 📖📝

6-8 English Language Arts

What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every student an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your students will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Students can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses, infusing your class with a dose of social and emotional learning! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in Grades 6-8 Language Arts 📖📝

In middle grades, learners refine their voice and communicate with others while strengthening skills such as elaboration and reflection. Flipgrid helps students leverage technology to take an active role in demonstrating competency in their learning goals (ISTE Standards for Students 1). Flipgrid allows all students to share their thoughts regardless of reading or writing skill level! Here’s just a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite engagement and capture your students’ learning process:

⭐️ Read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems
⭐️ Use evidence to determine central ideas, analyze, draw inferences, and make connections to a text
⭐️ Determine the meaning of words and phrases, including figurative and connotative meanings.
⭐️ Analyze the impact of word choice, and explore point of view.

⭐️ Compare and contrast a written story, drama, or poem to its audio, filmed, staged, or multimedia version.

⭐️ Evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. Recognize relevant and irrelevant evidence.

⭐️ Write and recite narratives with techniques such as dialogue, pacing, description and reflection.

Once you’re ready to create your first discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Some goals for Reading and Writing in middle grades include argumentative and informative writing, citing textual evidence, analyzing main ideas, and presenting claims and findings. Here is a sampling of Language Arts Topics currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your learners!

🚀 Disco Library: 6th Grade

Vocabulary Charades by Amy Radford: A Topic for supporting vocabulary development.

Writing Workshop - Thesis Review by Shawn Conway: A Topic for checking in on Writer’s Workshop with your students.

Impersonating Story Characters by Michael Coone: A Topic to for using textual evidence to build comprehension.

Before You Read the Book by Blair Smith: A Topic for pre-reading activities, making predictions, and collaborating during a unit of study.

🚀 Disco Library: 7th Grade

What’s in Your Suitcase? by Bronwyn Joyce: A Topic for developing global empathy and writing with emotive language.

Vocabulary Words by Malinda Hurt: A Topic for visualizing vocabulary.

Rockstar Poetry with Hoobastank by Misty Griffin: A Topic to analyze and discuss poetry and make real world connections.

Literary Elements by Corey Mathias: A Topic to explain literary elements.

🚀 Disco Library: 8th Grade

Novel Reflection by Jessica Gonzales: A Topic for reflecting on literature.

Poetry Slam by Jornea Erwin: A Topic for helping students use descriptive language to create poems.

My Debate Topic by Mandi Bush: A Topic for practicing argument and debate skills.

Figurative Language by Michelle Stein: A Topic for comparing figurative language.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Students 💡

Empowered Learner 1 - Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences. 1B Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.

Knowledge Constructor 3 - Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others. 3C: Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.

Creative Communicator 6 - Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. 6D: Students publish and or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Global Collaborator 7 - Students use digital tools to broaden their perspectives and enrich their learning by collaborating with others and working effectively in teams locally and globally. 7B Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts, or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow educators like Karie Frauenhoffer, Jessica Gonzales, Amy Radford, Julie Cates, and Amanda Funk for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for classroom integration ideas.

💥Connect your students with their peers around the world through #GridPals!

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Become a Level One Flipgrid Certified Educator.

There is no limit to the ways you can use Flipgrid with your learners. Dive in and help your students define their voice, share their voice, and respect the diverse voice of their peers. We are here to support you as you engage and amplify!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, MN

Integration Doc: Flipgrid in PreK-2 (Ages 3-7) Reading and Writing 📖📝

PreK-2 Reading And Writing

What is Flipgrid? 💭

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families around the world. Flipgrid promotes fun and social learning by giving every student an equal and amplified voice on the Topics you define!

 

Flipgrid Basics 💻📱🖥

When you set up your account, you’ll first create a Grid for your learning community. Grids are the canvas you will use to post discussion Topics, to which your students will post short video Responses. That’s how they share their voice! Students can then view and Reply to each other’s Responses, infusing your class with a dose of social and emotional learning! Flipgrid is available on the web or via our Windows 10, iOS, or Android apps.

If you’re just getting started, we recommend checking out the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Station. It’s filled with everything you need to become a Flipgrid pro!

 

Flipgrid in PreK-2 Reading and Writing 📖📝

Flipgrid helps younger learners develop their voice and communicate with others while kickstarting a habit of reflection. Moreover, Flipgrid allows all students to share their thoughts regardless of reading or writing skill level! Here’s just a few ways that Flipgrid can ignite engagement and capture your students’ learning process:

⭐️ Print concepts and early writing skills (BASIC)
⭐️ Phonics and fluency (BASIC)
⭐️ Retelling (BASIC)
⭐️ Tackling complex ideas (ADVANCED)
⭐️ Learning multiple meaning words (ADVANCED)
⭐️ Synthesizing multiple texts (ADVANCED)

Once you’re ready to create your first discussion Topic, you can dive right in from your Educator Admin or head to the Disco Library for inspiration. Here is a sampling of PreK-2 reading and writing Topics currently available in the Disco Library, all created by your peers and ready to be used with your learners!

🚀 Disco Library: PreK - Kindergarten

Letter Show by Brittany King: A Topic to help young students practice letter sound correspondence.

The Grouchy Ladybug by Lucretia Anton: A Topic with Response to Lit activities that supports text connections.

Rhymes with Bat by Tami Greenwood: A Topic to help young students practice rhyming words.

🚀 Disco Library: 1st Grade

Me as a Reader by Katelyn Callahan: A Topic for readers to set goals and reflect on themselves as readers.

5 Finger Retell by Amanda Gilchrist: A Topic for retelling and sharing story elements and details from the text.

Story Elements: Characters by Lauren Noye: A Topic for sharing about memorable book characters.

🚀 Disco Library: 2nd Grade

Book Commercials by Amanda Alessandro: A Topic for making book recommendations for peers.

Text Connections by Tim Price: A Topic for making text to text, text to self, and text to world connections.

Discussion Sparks by Stephanie Deskin: A Topic for reading reflections and topics to spark discussions about the text.

 

Consider this: ISTE Standards for Students 💡

Knowledge Constructor 3 - Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others. 3C: Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.

Creative Communicator 6 - Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. 6C: Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

 

Want even more!? 🤓

💥Connect your students with their peers around the world through #GridPals!

💥Join the #FlipgridFever educator community on Twitter and Facebook! Follow educators like Joe Merrill, Eric Garcia, Michael Hughes, and Bonnie McClelland for tons of mic-drop Flipgrid ideas.

💥While you’re at it, say hi to Flipgrid Education Innovation Leads Jornea Erwin, Jess Boyce, and Ann Kozma. Jornea, Jess, and Ann are always here to support you!

💥Bookmark our monthly newsletter for the latest happenings and check out our Educator Innovation Station for classroom integration ideas.

💥Explore the Help Center for answers to most common questions.

💥Become a Level One Flipgrid Certified Educator.

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