Canvas LTI Tools: #Flipgrid Fever

Session 3 – 3:30 – 4:20 pm

Location: MU: Trails Room

#FlipgridFever is sweeping Twitter-verse and is just one stop away from your Canvas Course! Learn to empower student voice as you engage even your quietest students in the conversation with this FREE, easy-to-use, video discussion tool. If you never want to grade another discussion board, Flipgrid works on any device with a camera, microphone, and internet capabilities. Setup a grid in under three minutes and speak your students’ language using a platform that encompasses many of the great features of Snapchat in a fun and school-appropriate environment. And possibly the best part: Giving high- quality, actionable feedback to your students is quick and easy! Catch this session quick to get infected with #FlipgridFever! (Students use this platform without lost instructional time as young as eight years old. Kindergarten through 2nd-grade classrooms may need additional assistance or small group direction but will also find Flipgrid to be an accessible tool.)

Presented by
Marie Henderson, Hays Unified School District,

Presenter Bio(s)
Marie Henderson is the Instructional Technology Specialist for Hays Unified School District in Hays, KS where she serves local teachers as a technology trainer and instructional coach. She facilitates more than 50 in-person trainings a year for district staff and presents at state and national technology conferences. She’s passionate about adult learning theory and empowering adults to implement student-centered, research-based instructional practices. Marie taught high school mathematics before transitioning to the role of an instructional coach. In her free time, she’s a wine enthusiast, sings in two local ensembles, and enjoys activities at her church.

Session Type: LMS: 3rd Party Integration & LTIs | Canvas | Hands On Lab (50 min.)

Keywords: Learning features in LMSes, Teaching and learning strategies via LMSes, Virtual learning communities, Social media and LMSes, Student engagement and LMSes, Creative LMS interfaces, Instructional designer work and LMSes, Digital content creation

Intended Audiences: Instructional Designer, Instructor / Faculty /Teacher, Educational Technologist | K12, Higher Ed | Beginner, Intermediate

Targeted Learning: Learning Objectives: Participants will reflect on student engagement in their classroom and consider ways to promote engagement and collaboration. Participants will act as students and teachers in Flipgrid to understand both experiences and navigate the platform comfortably. Participants will take home instructions to share with their Canvas administrators for turning on LTI tools in Canvas.

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