So often my children will bring home work that they need to complete. The problem is that I have no idea how to help and don't want to confuse them by doing something totally different than what was learned in class.
As a teacher, I remember wishing that I could just call each parent before sending anything home and explain what they could do to help rather than coming in to 15 emails the next morning sharing that they weren't sure how to help their child solve the problem.
Flipgrid is all about student voice and giving students an opportunity to share their perspectives about a book they've just read is a great way for them to share that voice. I love the idea of students sharing their opinions with their peers. Book reviews make sense and allow students to practice life-ready skills that they will need beyond the walls of the classroom.
FlipgridAR allows you to take the videos that your students record and provide QR codes that be scanned to access those videos. Here's how you can make it happen...
Recently, my friend, Kari Espin and I were chatting about an opportunity that we had to coach a group of teachers. Instead of the traditional coaching model that pairs one coach with one teacher, we wanted to take an approach that would result in a collaborative culture built on trust, transparency, and a willingness to take risks.
While we realize the importance of instructional coaching, we also see the need for an innovative opportunity such as working with a thought partner. According to the Forbes article written by Barbara Stanny, a thought partner's role is to...
How many times have you gone to do Station Rotation only to spend most of your time repeating the directions for each station? What if there was a way to manage the stations almost as if you cloned yourself to be at each station? Sounds crazy, right? Using FlipgridAR, not only is it not crazy, it's easy and very practical. Here's how you do it...