These allow teachers to facilitate video discussions. Students are organized into groups and then given access to discussion topics. The topic space serves as an interactive message board where teachers can pose questions and students can post video responses that appear in a tiled grid display. Guests can also be invited to participate with a link and a password.
Flipgrid offers a streamlined, flexible venue for teachers and students to communicate. Students can learn to articulate ideas with well-planned responses and consider alternative viewpoints as they listen to their peers’ responses. It’s a great way to gather students’ responses at their pace without kids feeling “on the spot” in the classroom. Students can take advantage of the “sticky note” on the recording screen to type a short outline or key points before they start recording. Pause, trim, and re-record buttons can help students record their best effort.
It gives the students that do not like to share in the whole class setting an opportunity to share with their classmates on their own terms. If they do not like their first video, they can redo it as many times as they want until they are happy with it.
Work together, on your time Short video recordings to share work, connect your team.
Google’s new Threadit application combines elements of Google Docs with video. You can create videos that people respond to with videos of their own. You can do this from the ThreadIt website or right from your email inbox.
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