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.
Zoom is a web conferencing program used by several schools in PALNI. If your school does not subscribe, you can sign up for a free Zoom account, and host short meetings (40 mins or less) of up to 100 participants. It includes features like screen share, recording, and break out rooms for discussion.