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Enable students to create and react to each other's videos in Canvas


Flipgrid is a cloud-based, video student engagement and assessment tool that integrates with Canvas. It enables students to record, upload, view, react and respond to each other’s short videos.


  • Free
  • Easy alternative to text-based discussion questions
  • Runs inside your web browser, so there is no software to download, install, or update
  • Compatible with any device and apps for Window 10, iOS, and Android

Integration into Canvas

A faculty member, instructor, or staff member requested that this tool be integrated into Canvas. Learn about the formal evaluation, vetting, and approval process.

Date(s) Requested

  • October 22, 2018
  • December 6, 2018

Review Phase


Tool is integrated into Canvas


  • Extension
  • Twin Cities Education and Human Development

If not available to you, request this tool for your course or unit.

Need Help Setting Up This Tool?

Request Technology Help.

Don't Know if This Tool is Right for You?

Consult your Canvas contact.

Getting Started

Intended Audience

Staff & Departments
Health Sciences Affiliates
IT Staff and Partners


Free for educators

Common Use(s)

  • Collaboration
  • Content