Podcast: Flipgrid & The Great Chicken/Egg Debate

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Jeff and Erin share about Flipgrid and how they dig using it with students and teachers alike, then ask: what comes first, the technology tool or the learning?
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In this episode, Jeff and Erin share about Flipgrid and how they ‘dig’ using it with students and teachers alike. They also engage in the great chicken/egg debate of educational technology: what comes first, the technology tool or the learning?

Now, here are the notes:

  • We’re digging Flipgrid! We love using Flipgrid as a space for video discussion prompts and allowing participants to get “meta” and share their thinking. We especially appreciate its intuitive, easy-to-use design.
  • In our #campfireQ discussion, we take on a debate we regularly mull over: what comes first the learning goal or the tech tool? Listen to how our thoughts and ideas have grown or changed over the years. Feel free to share your take with us, too!

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