Flipgrid will be the default video recording tool in OneNote starting this Fall

What you need to know

  • Flipgrid will be the default video recording tool inside of OneNote starting in the Fall of 2019.
  • Flipgrid is a video platform for schools that allows students to create and share videos on specific topics.
  • Microsoft purchased Flipgrid in June 2018.

Flipgrid will be the default video recording tool inside of Microsoft's OneNote starting in the fall of 2019. Flipgrid is a video platform for schools that allows students to create and share videos on specific topics and projects. Its goal is to increase engagement between students.

Microsoft purchased Flipgrid in June of 2018. Now, just over a year later, it's been announced that Flipgrid will become the default video recording tool for one of Microsoft's primary education applications. Flipgrid will become the default video recording tool for OneNote on the web in the Fall of 2019 and is coming to other platforms in the future.

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Students and teachers can use Flipgrid to record and embed videos to further illustrate points or share feedback and insight.

Microsoft has released or announced multiple updates to their education platforms and services this month including updates to Microsoft Whiteboard, Minecraft Education Edition, and dozens of new features for OneNote.

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