REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

https://pinecast.com/listen/6010a6ae-0259-40f6-a5f1-6712644cc2fd.mp3Flipgrid 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 if … Continue reading “REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts”

REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators

https://pinecast.com/listen/79d9fbe7-a96b-44b3-80ac-34c4cc9ddcd5.mp3If you are looking to enhance your classroom experience for your students through social media, here are some quick dos and don’ts in that practice: Dos Do use separate personal and professional social media accounts. Putting a boundary between school and personal life is good for your career and less stress on you. Do make sure you … Continue reading “REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators”

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

https://pinecast.com/listen/5886d145-9d61-4e18-b2e7-e5fa6602cdb0.mp3Microsoft’s recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn and use Code Builder. They … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included”

Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode

https://pinecast.com/listen/3fcb4167-42c3-4638-a94d-7e0ce16f27de.mp3With 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 they … Continue reading “Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode”

Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode

https://pinecast.com/listen/3534bd69-733a-4743-8ebe-9ba10be9943a.mp3This 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 has … Continue reading “Flipgrid Topic Guest Mode”

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

https://pinecast.com/listen/38540812-e074-4084-a373-5785dbc3f866.mp3Microsoft 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 Reader … Continue reading “Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid”