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Facilitate Student Reflection Using Technology Tools

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Wednesday, June 26, 10:00–11:00 am
Location: 113BC

Julie Erickson  
Reflection is a critical component of student learning. Today’s technology tools enable student reflection in an engaging and relevant way. This session will explore FlipGrid, Screencastify and more. You will leave with tools to implement right away! Participants will understand why reflection is a critical component of student learning.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
  • Provide alternative ways for students to demonstrate competency and reflect on their learning using technology.
Related exhibitors: Flipgrid , Microsoft Corporation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

This session will provide participants with an engaging hands-on opportunity to try out various reflection tools to utilize in their classrooms. Incorporating these tools will provide students with the opportunity to reflect on their work in a variety of ways, which is critical for differentiation and scaffolding of knowledge. Help students make meaning of learning with reflection tools.

Participants will understand why reflection is a critical component of student learning.
Participants will learn about FlipGrid and create their own FlipGrid for their own classes.
Participants will learn about Screencastify and try it out
Participants will learn about other reflection tools that allow customization of student reflection.


0:00-0:05 Introduction and audience check-in. Padlet will be introduced to get participant ideas and feedback
0:05-0:20 Why is student reflection important? Looking at the research and resources. Turn and talk: student reflection in your classroom and share-out via Google Sheet
0:20-0:45 Student reflection tools: FlipGrid: introduction, demonstration of use. Hands-on: create FlipGrid and try it out 0:45-0:65 Student reflection tools: Screencastify: introduction, demonstration of use. Hands-on: create Screencastify demo
0:65-0:80 Student reflection tools: Other tools to encourage reflection. Hands-on: try out various other tools
0:80-0:90 Wrap-up and questions

Supporting research

5 Ways to Kick Start Reflection in Your Classroom. (2017, June 04). Retrieved September 30, 2017, from

A. (n.d.). Chapter 12. Learning Through Reflection. Retrieved September 30, 2017, from

Flipgrid: Use Student Videos to Promote Discussion and Engagement. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2017, from

Learner Agency. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2017, from

Using ScreenCastify as a Feedback and Reflection Tool. (n.d.). Retrieved September 30, 2017, from

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Julie Erickson, Technology and Innovation in Education

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