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Talking About Content: Flipgrid

Getting our students to use content vocabulary and talk about what they have been learning not only improves their verbal skills but it also creates engagement and increases retention of knowledge. It is difficult in 45 minutes for all of our students to have the opportunity to express themselves. Once again, technology is coming to the rescue.
One of the resources I have been introduced to is Flipgrid.
https://info.flipgrid.com/ This is an easy to use tool, so easy to use, you could launch it tomorrow in your classroom.
A few suggestions for how to use follow:
EnglishStudents complete the required reading for their chapter and then answer questions.What do you think will happen next?What would happen if...?Why is ________ important to the story? How would the story change if the character was removed?What do you think a good solution to the problem in the story would be?MathHow did you solve problem #...?What would happen if you changed ____ to ____?Tell me how you.... or Explain h…