Savvy Field Trip - Grandview Preparatory

The following is written by Flipgrid Head of Educator Innovation Jornea Armant Erwin. In this series Jornea will reflect on field trip experiences to amazing schools in the Flipgrid community. Check out the full digest here!


Tanya Avrith, Director of Educational Technology and Innovation Teacher at Grandview Prep ignites is a leader in inspiring creativity in her innovation lab! She partners with educators at her school to bring classroom learning ideas to life. During this visit, 3rd grade students created their own stories after learning how fables work. Tanya facilitated as students created story boards for claymations of their fables. You could see their ideas coming to life!  Once the students finished their videos they were uploaded to Flipgrid to share with the world. This idea is a true model for what redefinition and transformation of learning can look like!

Classroom Learning Ideas - 
🔍 Fables in Action
🔍 The Journey to Innovation

Best Practices in Action - 
✅Cross-Curricular Experiences
✅Innovation Teams
✅4Cs - Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration, Communication

Check out a gallery of images from my time at Grandview Preparatory and a Topic filled with student reflections on Flipgrid below. Thank you, Tanya, for welcoming me to your school community for the day!