March 14, 2016

Online Flashcards with

By Marybeth Norcross

Every student knows that there are some things in every class that you simply have to memorize and keep at the front of your mind. Although flashcards are an old fashioned idea, they are still one of the best methods for memorizing information, and technology has given them a new look and feel. One easy tool for creating flashcards is

flippityFlippity Flashcards? is a free Google Sheets conversion tool for creating online flashcards from Google spreadsheets. You can create your own set, or collaborate with others to develop and share a study or review flashcard deck. Like all the apps in your Google Drive, collaboration and sharing is easy. The flashcards must be made on a laptop or desktop computer, but one published they can be access on your mobile device through your Google Drive account.

Flippity is easy to use. First, you will need to make sure you are logged into your Google account. Then, just go to and follow the step-by-step instructions. You can include images and video in your flashcards, but you will need to have a URL for each picture or video you wish to upload. You cannot include images that are saved on your computer, only those that are stored online. The video below demonstrates how easy it is to use Flippity to create flashcards.
required attribute "type" missing Flippity is a great tool that can be used for all types of content/classes. I especially like that the flashcard decks can be created collaboratively, so that groups of students can work together and maximize their study time. Just remember to complete the flashcard spreadsheet before you publish it in order to make sure everything is correct. If you are looking for a quick, easy, and free online flashcard creator to help improve your study sessions, give a try.