Flipgrid for Engagement, Feedback, and Reflection

Flipgrid is a platform that allows students to discuss and respond to prompts through video forums. Here are two ways I love to use Flipgrid in my classroom: Big Project Check-Ins: I like to use it to have students record micro-steps toward creating a final project. In my online class, students create podcasts which include … Continue reading Flipgrid for Engagement, Feedback, and Reflection

T3 October: Fun, Formative Assessments

Natalie Chilese of the World Languages Department presented on the various ways that she engages students in assessment, conversation starters, and discussion (without the correcting). Her excitement for PearDeck and Quizizz brought in a contagious breeze of curiosity, laughter, and honesty. What struck me the most was that...

Live Formative Assessment and Interaction

At 8AM this morning, I stumbled into Molleen's Christian Morality class with a laptop in one hand and a foggy brain in the other. She began the class, sitting cross-legged on the table, leading the class in a meditative prayer. To my disbelief, chatty students became engaged, relaxed, and focused -- and I, myself, followed her lead … Continue reading Live Formative Assessment and Interaction