Flipgrid Fever

Guest contributor- Ben Sandison In June this year, Microsoft announced it was purchasing Flipgrid and making it’s premium version free for everyone. Ben outlines why it should be a staple in your teacher diet. Collaboration, peer to peer feedback, community and sharing student work beyond classrooms is nothing new; but FLIPGRID gives us the power…

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Get Lost

Upper primary cyber citizenship resources were in need of a fresh look and that’s exactly what the Office of the eSafety Commissioner released in July 2018. Suitability: Grade levels 5-8 What’s it all about: Unlike other cyber safety resources for upper primary, it is not focused on stranger danger, spam emails and online privacy (topics…

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Collaboration through commenting

Question: What do Google Docs, Slides, Classroom, Flipgrid, Padlet and blogging all have in common? Answer: They allow for collaboration Although one of the biggest benefits of technology is the ease of which collaborative learning can be established, students are not innately able to collaborate effectively. We’ve all seen activities where students are commenting with…

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