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Flipgrid - Video for student engagement and formative assesment

11/08/2018

Summary

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families in 180+ countries. Create a Grid community for your classroom, school, PLC, #GridPals, families, and more!

To Get Started: 

  • Login - Access your 100% free educator account at admin.flipgrid.com. Educators on mobile devices also login here, not on the app.
  • Create a Grid - A Grid is your community. Name your Grid and note the auto-generated Flip Code. In addition to the Flip Code, educators select an option for Grid community type.
    • School Email Domain - If your students have school emails, use this option for your Grid. Students enter the Flip Code and verify their email using Microsoft or Google.
    • Student ID List - If your students don't have emails, use this option. Students enter the Flip Code and input their Student ID #, or scan a QR code for verification.
    • PLC and Public - Allow anyone to view videos with just the Flip Code. To record a video, participants verify their email address via Microsoft or Google, including personal @outlook.com and @gmail.com emails.
  • Add Topics - Flipgrid creates an introduction Topic for you. Edit or create new Topics and include videos, images, attachments, or other optional resources.
  • Share with students - Students don't create accounts. Simply share the Flip Code and have them input the Code at flipgrid.com or on the free Flipgrid app. Students will verify via email, Student ID, or QR code to participate!

Key Points

  • Use Video to facilitate discussion and learning between students

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