Flip Grid

Last modified on March 12th, 2019 at 1:25 pm



Description and Overview

Flipgrid is a video discussion platform. Faculty and students can create 15 second-5 minute videos to share and  respond to videos posted by others. Rather than text discussions, flip grid allows participants show excitement, inflection and creativity.  Available on tablets, computers (both MAC & PC) and idevices.

Great for

Easy video based discussions

Classroom Uses:
  • Short video presentations
  • Video demonstrations
  • Community building in online courses
  • Short reflections


Ease of use


Set Up Time

Minimal, but expect to provide some instructions to students. 

Getting Started

Head to the Flipgrid website and create an account with either your Google or Microsoft account. Create your first grid by clicking “new grid” and following the prompts. Click share to share your FlipGrid with students via link, social media, or by embedding into a website.


Basics for Educators

Basics for Students

Flipgrid help center


Additional Notes
  • Students don’t create accounts. Simply share the Flip Code and have them input the Code at flipgrid.com or on the free Flipgrid app. Students will verify via email, Student ID, or QR code to participate!
  • Add details for discussion, video response time (~3 minutes is best) , can do video moderation (faculty approval before it shows), can set dates for these to be open

  • Can be embed in most learning management systems.  Canvas allows for gradebook integration.


Accessibility & Privacy

While tools have been evaluated for accessibility standards, it is up to you to verify that created works meet accessibility guidelines at your institution. For more information, contact your campus Disability Services department.

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