How to use Flipgrid in a Nearpod lesson

Flipgrid allows students to record short videos and share them with their teacher and class. In order to use Flipgrid within Nearpod, you'll need a Flipgrid account. If you've never created a Flipgrid account, you can create one here. This activity works only when using Nearpod in a web browser.

In this article, you'll learn how to:

Teach with Flipgrid in Nearpod

When students reach a Flipgrid activity in a lesson, they will see the student-view of your Flipgrid topic, and can interact with it as they normally would. This will work for students accessing Nearpod from a web browser.


On the teacher view, you will see the teacher dashboard for the Flipgrid topic, and can monitor student responses just like you would within Flipgrid.


Add a Flipgrid activity to your lesson

To add a Flipgrid to your Nearpod lesson, you'll need to first create the prompt within Flipgrid. Use these resources to learn how to get started with Flipgrid. Once you've created a topic, you can add it to your Nearpod lesson.

1. While editing your Nearpod lesson, select Add Slide 


2. Choose Flipgrid from the Activities tab


3. Insert the Topic URL and the Join Link URL into the respective fields. To access the Topic URL, click on the Topic of choice, and copy the link from the browser URL. To access the Join Link, click on “Share” and then grab the Join Link.



5.  Click "Add" to save your Flipgrid slide into your Nearpod lesson. 



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