Summer Learning Series-Collaborative Classroom With Edmodo

The Web20Classroom

First up, Edmodo. So you might be asking yourself, what is Edmodo ? Edmodo is a social network designed for education. Here is where the beauty of Edmodo comes in. The only way that students can connect to Edmodo is through the group code you give.

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Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo is a learning management system. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. As a teacher, Edmodo can help you : Provide your students with an enriching writing environment where they can compose, collaborate and share their writing projects with peers, teachers and family. Encourage real-time discussion and extend learning beyond the classroom through using Edmodo as a backchannel. edmodo

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With a New CEO, Can Edmodo Regain Its Ed Mojo?

Edsurge

What really drew me to Edmodo was the opportunity to use technology to provide a much better learning experience for everyone,” says Kim in an interview with EdSurge. In September, Kim took over as CEO of Edmodo , the San Mateo, Calif.-based Edmodo holds about a 4 percent share.

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Edmodo launches a new Resources page for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo has just redesigned their Edmodo Discover section. The resources cover all different subjects and grade levels and have been rated and reviewed by other Edmodo using teachers. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edmodo

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Edmodo releases Parent Apps to help Parents help their children

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo is a free learning management system that is very popular and easy to use. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. Edmodo recently released the Edmodo for Parents app for iOS and Android to allow parents to receive your important announcements and stay on top of classroom due dates. Related: Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom --. Android edmodo parent resources

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Why You Should Give Edmodo A Try

The Web20Classroom

Recently I attended the North Carolina Technology In Education Society''s (NCTIES) Annual Conference. We partnered with Edmodo to create the NCTIES community. So you might be asking yourself, what is Edmodo ? Edmodo is a social network designed for education. Here is where the beauty of Edmodo comes in. The only way that students can connect to Edmodo is through the group code you give. My favorite part of Edmodo are the parent codes. Edmodo

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Edmodo: My LMS of Choice

Rebecca Davies

Edmodo, Schoology, Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Docebo…and that is just a handful! Here is why I will continue recommending Edmodo to teachers and schools: 1. This allows Edmodo to be a whole school solution, no matter whether it is a primary, secondary, or P-12 setting.

China’s NetDragon to Acquire Edmodo for $137.5 Million

Edsurge

China’s NetDragon has gobbled up another education technology company. This time, it’s Edmodo , one the largest online social communities of teachers and students in the world. million for Edmodo. The deal could mark the beginning of the end for the “free” model of education technology, at least for standalone education companies without other strong revenue streams to support them. Also like Facebook, Edmodo grew rapidly.

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Edmodo - first year using it with my students - so far, AWESOME!

Educational Technology Guy

So, this year I decided to use Edmodo with my classes. Edmodo is a free, learning management system that is full featured and easy to use. I am currently setting up parent access to Edmodo. Edmodo even has sample welcome/invite letters and how-to info for parents.

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Edmodo and Common Sense Media release free Digital Citizenship resource for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo, a great educational app , and Common Sense Media have created a Digital Citizenship Starter Kit that teachers can download to use with their students. You can also join the Digital Citizenship Community on Edmodo. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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Edmodo & ThingLink: Extend the Walls of Your Classroom

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Edmodo is a free and secure social learning platform for teachers and students to collaborate and connect in the 24/7 classroom. The design and functionality of Edmodo is similar to Facebook, but the focus is on teaching and learning within a protected environment.

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Drinking, Smoking and Sugar: How Unsavory Ads Wound Up on Edmodo

Edsurge

Beth Freeman logs in to her son’s Edmodo account from time to time to check on his homework assignments. The advertisement appeared on Edmodo’s mobile app, which Freeman’s son uses daily for updates about homework, quizzes and other school assignments. edmodo so usually things don’t bother me but this is the ad that popped up in my 8th grade son’s social studies feed today. That the ad ever showed up on a student’s account was a mistake, Edmodo officials say.

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If you like Pinterest and Edmodo, you'll love eduClipper!

Kleinspiration

This can help with the management of your technology stations and centers. Adam Bellow bookmarking tool edu clipper education eduClipper free technology for teachers iste keynote Pinterest pinterest for education Pinterest for teachers teaching technology tools

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Sony, Edmodo, partner on math challenge

eSchool News

will partner with Edmodo, Inc., By working with Edmodo, Sony Global Education will make its Global Math Challenge, a worldwide online math competition, accessible to teachers and students in over 190 countries. Sony’s Global Math Challenge will expand to more than 190 countries.

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Edmodo Envoys program connects local communities of educators through TeachUps

eSchool News

Education network Edmodo has launched its latest professional development program for teachers, Edmodo Envoys. Edmodo Envoys participate by hosting a TeachUp in their local area, with support and promotion from Edmodo. Tapping into Edmodo’s vast network of 67 million users, Edmodo Envoys can meet and exchange ideas with educators in their communities whom they might not otherwise have met. I can Edmodo that.”.

Edmodo’s Tracking of Students and Teachers Revives Skepticism Surrounding ‘Free’ Edtech Tools

Edsurge

Edmodo’s investigation into. Edmodo , an education technology company founded 2008 as a K-12 social network, allows educators to communicate with students and parents through their digital platform. I want people to be clear about what they are doing,” says Bill Fitzgerald, the blogger who broke the news about Edmodo’s hidden tracking systems, in an interview with EdSurge. According to Fitzgerald, Edmodo is not alone in its veiled consumer tracking practices.

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Why I like Edmodo

Connecting 2 the World

We don''t have technical support for Edmodo, but we now have minimal support for the LMS as more people are encouraged to use it but the number of support positions have stayed the same (3 dedicated positions for a university of 10,000 students). So what do I like about Edmodo? Now, I can reset passwords (edmodo allows the instructor to do that), check student status and what they have uploaded or not, and create/modify groups. educational technology

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom. Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

Edmodocon is Aug 7th - free online conference on using Digital Tools in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

It is hosted by Edmodo , a free online classroom management system. Edmodo features a social media section, class files, bulletin boards, and much more. Related: Edmodo - first year using it with my students - so far, AWESOME!

Fallin' in Love Again with Edmodo

Comfortably 2.0

I found myself humming this song as I was creating my Edmodo accounts for my third, fourth and fifth grade media/technology classes. Before my present job I taught Social Studies and used Edmodo on a daily basis. The district I was working for only provided Angel accounts for grades 9-12. I loved using Angel as a Learning Management System and found myself looking for something that would offer

Noodle releases list of 32 best free apps for Education

Educational Technology Guy

The list covers some apps that I''ve reviewed before, such as Edmodo , Prezi , Desmos , and Knowledge Graph , but also has some I''ve never covered. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. edmodo free resources Prezi Web Applications

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Learning Math Should be Fun and Engaging

A Principal's Reflections

Through the use of technology, collaborative learning exercises, and teaching mathematical concepts in the real-world and interdisciplinary context, she has managed to successfully work towards creating this desired positive and energetic blended learning environment. The teacher utilizes the aforementioned prompts to facilitate class discussion and assigns polls via Edmodo to ensure that the learning has taken place.

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Open Education – Where do I begin?

Tom Murray

Office of Education Technology’s GoOpen Site. The Office of Education Technology ( @officeofedtech ), has lead the charge on OERs, and has compiled various resources on their GoOpen site. This blog was originally posted on the Future Ready website at [link].

Talking Squirrels & Ninjas: Silly Technology Use

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

While browsing through the Language Arts community on Edmodo, I came across a post by Kalina Noelle, who shared a simple and easy n ewspaper clipping generator , and Mrs. Osborne who replied with another site with even more newspaper templates.

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Technology-Enhanced Instruction for English Learners

Reading By Example

Participating educators wanted to learn about how technology such as digital portfolios might enhance instruction for the English learners they worked with. While I felt comfortable sharing about technologies could enhance instruction, I was less confident in how to apply these tools with English learners. Google Classroom, Edmodo) Document student discussions, both in small and whole groups, to prepare for future strategy instruction.

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology. The role of technology in learning isn’t entirely clear–or rather, is subjective. 15 Common Mistakes Teachers Make Teaching With Technology. The teacher is choosing the technology.

#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo, Curriculet, and Google Drive are essential to productive workflow in my class. Essentially, this is what I do: Organize students into classes on Edmodo with all resources, agendas, links to edtech tools, assignments, and quizzes are completed in Edmodo.

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7 sneaky ways to get students reading using technology

eSchool News

Sometimes, using something many students like (technology) can get them inspired to read. Free sites like Classflow and Edmodo offer easy-to-make digital badges that get linked to students’ accounts. Next page: Reading with technology tips 4-7).

Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Edmodo - Edmodo is a tool that many teachers already use and more are discovering every day. Edmodo is a free social learning network for teachers, students and schools, providing a way to connect and collaborate, share content, access homework and grades, and much more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. blogger classroom edmodo google applications google classroom Google for Educators google sites schoology

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The Best Interactive Web Tools for Educators

Edudemic

Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Tools best tools collaboration differentiated learning edmodo evernote flipped classroom Google Docs resources TEDEd Web 2.0 Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web […].

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Evaluating Technology? Here's What To Look For.

The Web20Classroom

In my former life as a Director of Instructional Technology I worked with school leaders to make the best choices when it came to technology. I began looking at technology after the purchase. Who is using the technology? How much variety with the technology is there?

D.E.A.R. – Drop Everything and Reflect

Reading By Example

A learning management system such as Edmodo could be utilized to develop online book clubs around a title, series, or author if students wanted to discuss their reading beyond independent reading time. As a teacher, I instituted D.E.A.R. in my classroom: Drop Everything and Read.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

”) It was certainly the outcome that investors were hoping for Edmodo , which raised $25 million in 2012, boasting that it had 15 million users. Remember Edmodo? It’s not even an LMS, quite frankly – something Edmodo tried to use as a selling point for a little while.

FINALLY! Chrome Screencastify!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Chrome edmodo edtech extensions Google screencasting technology As a work around for not having screencasting capabilities on my Chromebook, I would do a Google Hangout by myself, capture to YouTube, and screenshare to record the screencast.

EdmodoCon Guest Post #1: L. Monge

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Some were educators, some technology specialists in their school districts, some Edmodo staff. These people speaking were from all over the world, and Edmodo had flown them in for the event. edmodo edmodocon

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