*Fifty Ways to Use Your FLIP*

1. Create digital portfolios of student work.
2. Have students self-check oral reading fluency.
3. Create instructional videos for parents to help with homework, guided reading.
4. Weather forecasting.
5. Storytelling
6. Story adaptations
7. Tape new endings for stories.
8. Let students of the month create biography videos instead of posters (always preview before sharing with the class).
9. Create “How-to” videos.
10. Interpret music by creating a music video.
11. Have teams create weekly classroom announcements to be posted to teacher blog.
12. Student council or other club announcements
13. Research and create public service announcements (PSA’s).
14. Record science experiments.
15. Record class trips.
16. Record service learning projects.
17. Role playing (interview famous people or recreate important events in history)
18. Write and record video letters to servicemen, politicians etc.
19. Have students create a video alphabet.
20. Create video metaphors.
21. Video a news program using current events.
22. Create career profiles (A day in the life of…).
23. Record community history.
24. Create travel guides or tourism videos for cities, states, countries…
25. Create television commercials for health products.
26. Have groups use different advertising techniques to sell a product (media literacy).
27. Create a movie trailer for your favorite book.
28. Create a “Back-To-School” video for parent and student orientation.
29. Create a video that will help orient a new student to the school facilities and staff.
30. Record lessons to share with parents and administrators.
31. Use as an editing technique for student writing.
31. Tape readers’ theatre performances.
32. Tape directions for a center.
33. Tape read-alouds for a substitute to use.
34. Write and tape stories to share with younger students.
35. Tape debates.
36. Tape foreign language skits.
37. Tape book reviews.
38. Create digital flash cards.
39. Tape puppet shows.
40. Record events that occur at specific times of the day to illustrate time.
41. Tape yourself for your own professional development.
42. Create a video resume or portfolio of your best lessons.
43. Use to share one lesson with multiple classes.
44. Create your own classroom video yearbook.
45. Record a guest speaker.
46. Tape interviews with classroom guests.
47. Record seasonal changes to school environment.
48. Record sporting events.
49. Create cause and effect videos.
50. Teach sequencing using storyboards to plan a short story retelling or number progression etc.