In this post, I share how I tried to implement elaborative interrogation or elaboration in a classroom using Flipgrid and what I learned from this experience. Invite Parents to Watch and or Participate in Topics Flipgrid has a neat feature called Guest Mode that lets you give parents access to a specific Topic without giving them access to an entire Grid. Your teacher will set a time limit in Flipgrid so you can only record a certain amount of time. Within a grid, students can present viewpoints, articulate their understanding, and build on background knowledge. Flipgrid students build and strengthen social learning communities as they discuss their ideas and experiences with their peers. When this was apparent, we sent students back to re-read the passage and develop more thoughtful questions. Introduction Communicating with technology can be very powerful.
Think of Grids as a virtual classroom and Topics as individual prompts. You can read in greater detail about these and more options in the guide below. As the teacher you set the maximum length for the videos that your students can submit. Choose a Video Response Time the free version is limited to either 15 seconds or 1 minute 30 seconds. Students can access this through their mobile devices or through the website. If you add a new topic later, you can share the topic directly with your class in the same way.
Additionally, this increase widened slightly each week and by the third week, correct answers increased from an average of 8. Your classmates will give you video feedback on the project and you, in turn, will give your classmates video feedback on one or more projects. To make a video submission your students either record directly within Flipgrid by using their webcams or upload a video to Flipgrid from their computers, phones, or tablets. You will join using the username given to you by your teacher or your email address if you have one. Sharing a Grid with someone will give them access to everything on the Grid.
The teachers and classmates will find your video in the grid and give you no more than 60-90 seconds of feedback. We chose science and social studies topics that students were learning, ensuring they already had some background information about what they were reading. Science: Have students choose a work of scientific non-fiction from the school library and describe it along with its illustrations. First Steps With Flipgrid The first step is to sign-up as an educator on Flipgrid. Check out the Topic Discovery Library to find ready-made topics and add to the Grid.
It also provides information about endangered and near-extinct animals, as well as the transition from captivity to the wild. You may have written a short essay, created a slide presentation, worked on a science or history fair project. In fact, this approach of breaking the activity into two days adopts two more strategies grounded in the learning sciences called or spaced practice and. So, overall, it appears elaboration helped with comprehension. There is also an app for Windows 10.
Next time, I will ask students to read the text and take notes on day one and record their videos on day two, allowing only those with approved responses to record. You can have as many Topics as you like within a Grid. This app works much like Canvas' built-in discussion tool, except users make video recordings of themselves for their discussion posts instead of typing out written discussion posts and responses to others' posts. When students go to the Grid they will be able to select any active topic to record and submit their responses. British Journal of Educational Technology, 33 1 , 27-37. They can upload videos as long as those videos fall under the time limit that you have set for a topic. You can write any prompt that you want to give to your students in the new Topic description.
Ask students to share a favorite book, word, adjective, pronoun, verb, and explain why it is their favorite. This lesson incorporates the elaboration strategy, turbocharged using Flipgrid videos. Use Flipgrid to Publish Instructional Videos Flipgrid can be used for more than just posting prompts for students to respond to. Description Free to all educators, is a user-friendly, student-centred tool. After the introduction, students practiced elaboration independently during station rotations, reading an article in their Social Studies Weekly newspaper while writing their questions and thoughts in their journals.
That means that teachers could create a Mixtape that has highlights from September through June to show student growth over the year. Flipgrid is a video-based web discussion platform that instructors and students can use within their Canvas sites to conduct discussions. Untuk makluman, Flipgrid dibangunkan pada 2015 oleh Jim Leslie. The next time, I will plan to ask struggling students to start with writing how and why questions about the text, and later add comparisons and connections. Once a Canvas course is linked to the instructor's Flipgrid account, students and instructors will only need to access the app through Canvas. This is the option to choose if your students do not have active email addresses issued by your school.
You will give a short video talk about the project so that your teachers and classmates have a good understanding of what you created and the message that your project is conveying. There is also a that Surface users will appreciate. Create a Mixtape of Flipgrid Responses Flipgrid lets teachers select their favorite Topic responses and publish them in one place called a Flipgrid Mixtape. A discovery library where educators share topics for a variety of grade levels and content areas. I think that students put more effort into creating their questions because we assigned them to ask how and why questions of their peers, rather than answering their own questions. Flipgrid allows learners of all ages to find their voices, share their voices, and respect the diverse voices of others. Open up on a device that has a camera and sound.