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Let’s test drive FlipGrid: please share your own elevator speech
I recently discovered FlipGrid and I am truly excited about sharing this (currently) free, interactive discussion platform at the high school school and about using it with my grad classes, perhaps in a way similar to the way I currently use Voicethread.
But first, please help me test drive it by recording your video response to this prompt (http://flipgrid.com/#8275117a):
Please share your best “elevator speech” addressing why school libraries are important to children. You have 90 seconds and you may include links.
Created by LT Media Lab at the University of Minnesota, FlipGrid is currently free.
After allowing webcam activation, students are asked to select a filter option and snap a thumbnail photo.
They are taken to the “Record” screen where they have up to 90 seconds to record and re-record their video response until they are satisfied with their videos.
After the recording, students enter their names and email addresses and their video is posted or send to the teacher for moderation.
Responses may be shared, embedded and liked using social media buttons below each video.
Videos may be sorted randomly or sorted by name, date, likes or views.
On the administrative end:
Filed under: advocacy, flipped classroom, technology, video
About Joyce Valenza
Joyce is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at Rutgers University School of Information and Communication, a technology writer, speaker, blogger and learner. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza
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