Back to School with Flipgrid

This year, I will be “breaking the ice” in my high school classes using Flipgrid.  I have Flipgrid Fever!

It is almost time to put on the work shoes and go back to teaching school.  I don’t want to greet my class with forty-five dull minutes of explaining the course, the rules or the homework policy.   My objective for the first day is for students to feel comfortable in the classroom and learn a little about the people they share it with.  The plan is to have each student make a short video introducing themselves and answering some serious and some silly “get to know you” questions.    Flipgrid is perfect for this activity.    I have had great experiences with student video assignments.   See The Power of Student Voices!

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