Inform principal before using with studentsGo from Online Collaborative page and discuss how it’s their responsibility to be familiar with the policies.
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A Guide to Getting StartedBCPS – Office of Instructional Technology
What is Edmodo?Free social learning network forteachers, students, schools and districtsSafe and easy way to connect• Exchange ideas• Share content• Access homework, grades and school notices.District and school subdomains giveflexible suite of tools• Monitor usage• Manage users• Communicate across district
Secure Platform Ensures Student Safety and PrivacyClosed environmentNo private information requiredfrom studentsStudents join classes by theinvitation of their teacher onlyAll communications are archivedTeacher has full managementcontrolSub domains allow districtadministrators greater control
PROTOCOLS FOR THE USE OFONLINE COLLABORATION TOOLSFOR TEACHING AND LEARNINGhttps://intranet.bcps.org/offices/oit/online.htm
Create Your Account – You will need your school code! http://bcps.edmodo.com/
Teacher Landing Page Store unlimited content for easy re- use and sharing Post assignments, reminders, polls, or discussion questions Encourage collaboration and participation in Create Groups classroom for Classes and discussions Clubs
Unlimited Students receive notifications forStudent View storage for new grades, new assignments, documents, alerts or replies videos and other resources Students canonly join groups, they cannot create them Students can only send messages to the entire group or directly to the teacher
Customize email or Update Your Account Settings text notification Upload a photo or select an icon from our list Choose your privacy settings Select your school andconnect with your peers
Create a Group1. Select Create on 2. Complete group 3. Distribute code to groups menu info group members
Student Sign-Up Student must have group code to register Students are NOT required to give email address
Create sub-Manage Groups groups within your groups View grades, reset passwords and set students to “read only” Sub-groups will appear as nested under the “main” group
Parent Sign-up Parent must have parent code to register. Parents can retrieve parent codes from their child’s Edmodo account.
Parent View Parents have a dashboard view of all of their child’s assignments, grades and calendar notices Teachers can send parents messages.
Select to post a note,Post a Message alert, assignment or poll Post message immediately or send out at a scheduled time.Send a message to a group, or Embed videos, attach files, post direct messages to links or any documents from specific students or teacher your Edmodo Library connections collection
Edmodo Library Upload, store and edit content to your personal library Organize library into Unlimited Storage, folders and share accessible files and folders with anywhere! groups
Create an Assignment Click “Load Assignment” to easily pull up a previously given assignmentView and gradeassignments as students turn them in
Grading Assignments Students can attach documents, links or embed video. Teachers can annotate assignments.Comments allow you to provide feedbackon assignments and students are notifiedimmediately. Students can also comment back and a permanent record is kept for reference.
Create a Quiz Select to create a newquiz or load a previously created one Add a quiz title, instructions, time limit and choose whether you’d like to allow students to view results immediately.
Add Quiz Questions Choose from multiple choice, true/false, fill in the blank or short answer questions Add multiple responses and set correct anwers
Grading Quizzes View number of correct responses by question Select individual students to view their responses, and gradeshort answer questions
Gradebook Export option allows you to transfer grades to another program Scores are updated automatically after each assignment is graded and recorded
Planner Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments Filter by group or view all
Mobile AccessGet updates and notifications onthe go with our mobile app.• Available for iOS and Android devices.Access Edmodo on any mobilebrowser at m.edmodo.com
Best Practices for Safe Social Networking Encourage students to create their own accounts to ensure password safety After all students join your group, lock the group code to prevent others from joining Monitor group membership to ensure only students in your group have joined Educate students on proper online etiquette Use “Read-Only” status to curb inappropriate behavior Always log in though your subdomain Use BCPS AD username and external password
Training and Support Resources1 View an Edmodo Webinar: help.edmodo.com/webinars2 Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com3 Follow the Edmodo Support Community: edmodo.com/community/support
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