Tag Archives: Flipgrid

Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode

Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode

With Flipgrid’s recent addition of Guest Mode, Kristin and Joe Merrill, Flipgrid Ambassadors from Florida, shared some fantastic ideas for using Guest Mode in their classrooms that I wanted to highlight on EdTech Shorts. Speak To An Expert Family Homework Schoolwide Challenges #GridPals Thank a Veteran You can check out the blog post where…

Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode

Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode

This past summer Flipgrid introduced the Grid Launchpad and it allowed users to tailor their grid security settings to be unique to their own learning community. Parents have wanted to see what their students were doing on Flipgrid, but could not do so in a way where the educator still had control. Now Flipgrid…

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

Microsoft has now integrated their Immersive Reader into Flipgrid. The Immersive Reader is a part of Microsoft’s Learning Tools accessibility tools for the classroom. It allows you to break down a text for students with learning difficulties. Students can begin using the Immersive Reader immediately on any topics. They simply click on the Immersive…

Flipgrid Updates

Flipgrid Updates

In addition to announcing that Flipgrid was now 100% free in June, Flipgrid has listened to feedback from it’s users and made some awesome updates. Grid Launchpad With Grid Launchpad now released, passwords are no longer needed to setup your grid for your community. There are various ways to do so. School E-Mail Domain…

Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

Flipgrid has published a list of Do’s and Don’ts for getting started using Flipgrid in your classroom. Do’s Do read Flipgrid’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Do follow your school policies around using the application and sharing with other schools Do clean up the student content when you no longer need it or…

Flipgrid Video Control Questions

Flipgrid Video Control Questions

While doing some professional development recently on Flipgrid I was asked a couple of questions that I wanted to share here on EdTech Shorts. Can a student hide or delete a video? There are a few ways that a video can be hidden or deleted. If a student included their e-mail address when they…

Flipgrid Tips for Camera Shy Students

Flipgrid Tips for Camera Shy Students

Not all students are 100% comfortable in front of the camera. Using Flipgrid can be hard for them. On this episode I am sharing tips for helping students who may be a bit camera shy (shared from Flipgrid’s own help pages – https://help.flipgrid.com/hc/en-us/articles/115003079854-Camera-Shy-Tips-for-all-Students). Use the moderation settings Cover the camera Use props to make them…

Flipgrid Netiquette

Flipgrid Netiquette

Flipgrid provides you with a great platform for students to practice digital citizenship and netiquette (net etiquette) in a protected, controlled environment. Melissa Dills (Twitter) created this amazing guide for students to help them follow Flipgrid Netiquette.   Looking for video response and @Flipgrid netiquette for students. Couldn’t find much so I created this……

Flipgrid is Free!

Flipgrid is Free!

I know I just announced a summer hiatus, but this news was too much not to put out an episode. Flipgrid has recently announced some big news. They were acquired by Microsoft as a part of the technology giants move to regain market share in education. In announcing this acquisition, they also announced that…