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Edmodo Presentation

  1. 1. Edmodo, Twitter & Yammer: Micro-Blogging in Education Monday, January 25, 2010 By: Cynthia S. Medina
  2. 2. http://www.edmodo.com A Simple Communication Platform
  3. 3. A Blend of Social Networking & Online Classes Edmodo was created to provide a private communication platform built for teachers, students, and classrooms.
  4. 4. What can you do with Edmodo? <ul><li>Share text links and files. </li></ul><ul><li>Share embeds </li></ul><ul><li>Create events </li></ul><ul><li>Create alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Create assignments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grade assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create a calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Chat with specific students, groups, or class as a whole </li></ul><ul><li>Access to homework away from the classroom </li></ul>
  5. 6. Teacher’s Home Page
  6. 7. List of Groups
  7. 8. Creating a group is extremely easy! Group Code
  8. 9. Customize and manage your groups and obtain group codes
  9. 11. Student’s Home Page
  10. 12. This is where you type your messages, alerts or assignments
  11. 13. This is the timeline where all communication happens
  12. 15. Click here to access extra functionality
  13. 16. Assignment listed on the timeline Creating an Assignment
  14. 17. Edmodo allows teachers and students to upload different file formats: doc,docx, pdf, odt, and rtf.
  15. 18. When a student has submitted their assignment, you now can grade it. Simply click, grade, write a comment and post! Clicking on the assignment allows you to see who has submitted and who has not .
  16. 19. Teacher created assignments stay on the timeline as permanent reminders .
  17. 20. You can post a link or you can insert an embed code . Timeline View Student View.
  18. 21. The calendar allows you to see at a glance the work you have set
  19. 22. You can add a poll! Short Quiz !
  20. 23. Ask your question, create some answers, and choose who to send it to!
  21. 25. What are student’s learning?
  22. 26. Benefits & Challenges <ul><li>Connections & hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Learner expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieving info </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher fear – lack of ICT training </li></ul><ul><li>Closed, secure network </li></ul><ul><li>Enrolment key </li></ul><ul><li>Immediacy </li></ul><ul><li>Shared multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>Use for f2f and/or online classes </li></ul><ul><li>Paperless classes </li></ul>
  23. 27. How Would You Use Edmodo in the Classroom?

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