May Newsletter 🚌

Welcome to our monthly newsletter, filled with all the latest Flipgrid updates and community opportunities. Like something you see? Share with your friends!

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Happy #TeacherAppreciation MONTH! All month we are thanking and celebrating YOU and the amazing ways you empower and amplify learners around the world. Keep reading for all the Teacher Appreciation Month details, including our new VoicePod Challenge!

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In honor of #TeacherAppreciation MONTH, we’re awarding five educators a new #FlipgridVoicePod EVERY. DAY. All you have to do is say “thanks” or share a great idea! Find out how to win!


From Flipgrid Studios to Toronto, Canada, with ten inspiring stops along the way: join us on the Heartland #FlipgridBusTour!


Join us at FlipgridLIVE, June 24, 2019 in Philadelphia
We’re always working to make Flipgrid simpler, more powerful, more inclusive, and of course more fun. Every week our developers push out updates - sometimes big, sometimes small - to improve the Flipgrid experience for you and your students. Once a year, we celebrate you and release our biggest updates and new features and… you’ll have to join us to find out!


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Chirping with excitement, sharing family trees, and soaring into assessments, here’s a handful of incredible Tweets from the #FlipgridFever community this past month!


As we gear up for FlipgridLIVE, our developers have snuck out a few updates this Spring! See what’s new!


Educator Innovation Satellite
Jornea, Jess, and Ann are your three Educator Innovation Leads! The trio are constantly sourcing and sharing innovative ideas from and for you and your fellow Flipgrid educators. Check out their latest posts below and navigate to the Educator Innovation Station for even more inspiration.

Set forth, full STEAM ahead! Jess has packed together a series of ideas for how you can curate lessons that foster collaboration, elicit feedback, promote design thinking, stimulate investigation, and showcase learning!

Engage your 8 to 10 year old scholars with these tips, tricks, and best practices, curated by Ann from your fellow innovative and inspiring #FlipgridFever educators!

Wrap up the semester with memories, challenges, messages, and more: Jornea has put together a collection of thirteen savvy reflection ideas (each with a launch-ready Flipgrid Disco Library Topic)!


We are so grateful to work with you and we are so inspired by the innovative ways you empower and amplify your students. Please continue sharing your amazing ideas, feedback, and questions with us on Twitter and via email - we love chatting!

💚 Your friends at Flipgrid in Minneapolis, Minnesota

March Newsletter 🥑

Welcome to our monthly newsletter, filled with all the latest Flipgrid updates and community opportunities. Like something you see? Share with your friends!

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Surf's up friends, Happy March! This month, we're…

🚌 Cruising the West Coast on the #FlipgridBusTour
🏀 Celebrating classroom innovation with #AppSmashMadness
🕵️‍♀️ Going on a #Fliphunt with creator Kathi Kersznowski

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Wakelet, Merge, Pear Deck, Book Creator, DoInk, Skype, Screencastify, Apple Clips, Insert Learning, ThingLink, 3D Bear, IMG, Quiver Vision, Chatterpix, Adobe Spark, Buncee, OneNote, AND Flipgrid!? Discover the creative power of #Appsmashing from innovative educators and vote for your favorite combo in this year's bracket!

All for one and one for all, we are #BetterTogether!


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A #FlipHunt is an academic scavenger hunt that gets students moving and having fun as they learn your curriculum. We sat down with the #FlipHunt Founder Kathi Kersznowski to learn how you can bring this engaging experience to your school!

Adventure is out there!


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Our first Flipgrid Explorer is back on the Grid starting March 4th! Join Laura G Explorer in this special #GridPals edition of the Flipgrid Explorer Series with the expert herself! Our friend Priscilla Heredia is organizing the experience for you and your students - simply fill out her interest form for more details and to join the adventure!

Dive into the Explorer Series!


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Holly Clark. Trevor MacKenzie.

Need we say anymore?! In our next Flipgrid Feature, this inspiring duo will share transformative practices for infusing your curriculum and cultivating an inquiry mindset among your students.

Join Holly, Trevor, and your fellow, innovative friends!


Every day we’re incredibly inspired to see how you’re empowering and amplifying your scholars - so many times over, thank you! Here are a few #FlipgridFever tweets that went viral this past month…


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Join our latest odyssey down the West Coast of the U.S. for a journey of #StudentVoice rallies, secret sauce explorations, #FlipgridFever-ella meetups, and a grand finale celebration at Spring CUE. You need not be based in California to hop on the Flipgrid bus: we're bringing you along on Twitter, Instagram, and via our Tour Grid!

Next Stop: #StudentVoice


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We are always updating Flipgrid based on the amazing ideas and feedback from educators in this community. Here are five recent updates!

🤳Craft your perfect selfie by searching our brand new set of stickers, now including emoji!

🗺The #GridPals map has been supercharged to help you find your classroom's next great adventure. Tune in to #FlipgridLIVE for our next MAJOR update!

📱It's now easier than ever to share Flipgrid Responses on Remind!

👨‍👧‍👦Encourage families to stay current on classroom activities by Following a MixTape. They'll receive a notice whenever you add videos!


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World Read Aloud Day, Read Across America Week, National Literacy Month, and more: every day is an awesome day to celebrate literacy. Jess, Ann, and Jornea, aka the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Rockstars, have congregated a few of the greatest ways, including exclusive Flipgrid content from How To Train Your Dragon Author Cressida Cowell!

Celebrate literacy with your learners!


Talk to you soon…

Thank you again! We are so grateful to work with you and we are so inspired by the innovative ways you empower and amplify your students. Please continue sharing your amazing ideas, feedback, and questions with us on Twitter and via email - we love chatting!

💚 Your friends at Flipgrid in Minneapolis, Minnesota

February Newsletter 💚

Welcome to the Flipgrid Newsletter! Bookmark this page, come back often, and let us know what you’d like to see featured next month! Looking for last month's news? Check out the January issue over here!

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A couple weeks ago we had the opportunity to meet 1000s of amazing educators and school leaders across the pond at BETT in London. Then we flew to Florida to soak up some sun with our friends at FETC in Orlando. Now we're at TCEA in San Antonio and - y’all - the innovation down here is mighty impressive! From Bus Tours to conferences to #StudentVoice celebrations, we LOVE spending time with our Flipgrid family!

Keep reading to learn about MyFlipgrid, five ways to engage families with Flipgrid, our next Flipgrid Feature, and more!

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Now your students can view, manage, and share their Flipgrid videos, return to their Grids, view their Moderated videos, and review educator Feedback, all in one place!

MyFlipgrid is your Flipgrid!


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Learning loves community, so let’s use Flipgrid to invite families and other stakeholders into the classroom as we engage our learners and celebrate success!

#GridTip: Family Engagement with Flipgrid


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With just one tweet, you packed the house with over 300 registrations! But have no fear, GridPalGeorge is on the lookout for a bigger venue to hold all the collaboration, celebration, and innovation that’s in store for #FlipgridLIVE at #ISTE19!

Join your #FlipgridFever friends in Philadelphia!


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Join an ingenious trio - Melisa, Kathrina, and Andy - for our February Flipgrid Feature: #GridGuide Genius Hour! The three will share a collection of creative ideas for engaging and amplifying your scholars!

Join the innovative celebration!


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Check out our library of integration docs to explore specific, launch-ready ideas for amplifying #StudentVoice!

Music & Arts, World Languages, Health/Physical Education and more!


B-R-I-L-L-I-A-N-T ideas from the #FlipgridFever community…

We love seeing the inspiring ways you empower your scholars, foster a connected community, and ignite magic. Here are a few amazing ideas shared by your peers in the #FlipgridFever community last month!


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We’re hitting the road and embarking on our next #StudentVoice odyssey… this time with the gnarly, innovative, California area educators!

Join us on the #SOLIDGOLDenState #FlipgridBusTour!


Talk to you soon…

Thank you again! We are so grateful to work with you and we are so inspired by the innovative ways you empower and amplify your students. Please continue sharing your amazing ideas, feedback, and questions with us on Twitter and via email - we love chatting!

💚 Your friends at Flipgrid in Minneapolis, Minnesota

January 2019 Newsletter 🦄

Welcome to the Flipgrid Newsletter! Bookmark this page, come back often, and let us know what you’d like to see featured next month! Looking for last month's news? Check out the December issue over here!

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Our New Year’s resolution for the 2019 Flipgrid Newsletter is brevity. Read on to explore our new Integration Docs, hear from Flipgrid Founder Dr. Charlie Miller, launch an amazing collection of free STEM activities, and more!

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Educator Innovation Leads Jornea, Jess, and Ann created age- and subject-specific docs equipped with Disco Library Topics, ISTE Standards, and powerful resources to help you engage and amplify your learners!

Explore the Flipgrid Integration Docs!


Join Flipgrid Founder Dr. Charlie Miller and the team as we crack the crystal ball and share what's in the works for the year ahead! Charlie and the crew are broadcasting LIVE from London at this year's BETT conference.

Join the party!


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We are always making improvements to Flipgrid based on the amazing ideas and feedback from educators in this community. Here are five recent updates!

🌕 Tap the moon in the upper right-hand corner of a Grid or Topic to turn on Night Mode!

✈️ Nicole Rude wanted an easy way to create course template Grids that her educator colleagues could duplicate to their Flipgrid accounts. CoPilots can now Duplicate Grids!

🎧 Families and guests can now Follow your MixTapes to receive an update (daily or weekly) when you add new videos!

🌊 Jen Saarinen wanted to embed Flipgrid Responses into a Wakelet canvas. Now it’s as easy as copy/pasting the Family Share Link!

🔮 When you share the magic of #StudentVoice on Twitter, the video’s selfie and name is now displayed!


With the new year comes new opportunities to engage your learners! Here are 12 ideas from Jess, Jornea, and Ann that will get your students sharing, complete with launch-ready Disco Library Topics!

12 ways to ring in the new year with Flipgrid


Microsoft’s Hacking STEM Activity Library is filled with FREE downloadable, teacher-tested projects and activities that use everyday materials to make STEM affordable, accessible, and fun for everyone.

Explore 5 engaging lessons in the Disco Library!


Heartwarming, creative, music to our ears…

We love seeing the inspiring ways you empower your scholars, foster a connected community, and ignite magic. Here are a few amazing ideas shared by your peers in the #FlipgridFever community last month!


Gen Z extraordinaire Holly Clark has created an amazing, FREE Flipgrid course to help you become a Flipgrid expert!

Mastering Flipgrid in 5 Easy Steps


Talk to you soon…

Thank you again! We are so grateful to work with you and we are so inspired by the innovative ways you empower and amplify your students. Please continue sharing your amazing ideas, feedback, and questions with us on Twitter and via email - we love chatting!

💚 Your friends at Flipgrid in Minneapolis, Minnesota

December 2018 Newsletter ☃️

Welcome to the Flipgrid Newsletter! This page (blog.flipgrid.com/newsletter) is your source for all the latest Flipgrid updates and community opportunities. Bookmark this page, come back often, and let us know what you’d like to see featured!

Looking for last month's news? Check out the November issue over here!

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Thank you for a truly incredible year. Working alongside the Flipgrid educator community is a dream come true! 2018 was an especially magical year for #FlipgridFever as we joined forces with Microsoft and made Flipgrid completely free for every educator on the planet! We're excited for even more crazy ideas, adventures, and thrills in 2019!

In this year's final edition of the newsletter you'll learn about our new Educator Innovation Station, Flipgrid ideas to engage your students during break, fun #CSEdWeek activities, and more!

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Join us on an interplanetary exploration: the new Educator Innovation Station is equipped with tons of valuable resources as you traverse the galaxy of #StudentVoice. Voice Captains Jornea, Jess, and Ann are at the ready with ideas, advice, and their brand new Elementary Integration Documents.

Begin your interstellar mission to amplify!


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Whether you’re heading into summer, winter, or a weekend break, the Savvy Educator Jornea Erwin has a collection of fun ideas to engage your students over break and showcase a semester of amazing student voices in a magical mix!

Continue amplifying and celebrating #StudentVoice over break!


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We’re rolling out the red carpet and showcasing a collection of mic-drop "Shorts" created by your friends in the #FlipgridFever community! Join Team Flipgrid on December 18th at 7 PM CT as we go LIVE on Facebook from Flipgrid Studios and share the mini feature “Shorts” packed with enlightening ways to amplify #StudentVoice.

Reserve your seat at the festival!


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Introduce your students to the world of code with our latest Explorer Series! In honor of #CSEdWeek and #HourOfCode, The Flipgrid Team shares a behind-the-scenes look at Flipgrid Studios and a collection of activities for your students to explore the career of coding (with help from the exquisite Karly Moura).

Explore Flipgrid Studies, Code with Minecraft, and more!


Speaking of Mic-Drops, did you see these Tweets?

We love seeing the amazing ways you’re empowering #StudentVoice. Here are a few ideas that went viral in the #FlipgridFever community last month!


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Calling all Flipgrid Student Voice Ambassadors + MIE Experts: we’re awarding five lucky superstar educators a free trip to Paris for the upcoming Education Exchange. Join us for an epic collaboration with your peers from around the globe and bring a world of inspiration back to your students!

Stamp your passport and enter the contest!


Until next year…

Thank you again! We are so grateful to work with you and we are so inspired by the innovative ways you’re empowering and amplifying your students. Please continue sharing your amazing ideas, feedback, and questions with us on Twitter and via email - we love chatting!

💚 Team Flipgrid in Minneapolis, Minnesota