Reviewing Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Blended and        Online Learning        Jaclyn Karabinas- ECOMP 6203
What is Edmodo?Free social learning network forteachers, students, schools anddistrictsProvides an engaging platform forbl...
Communication Tools• Talk in “Facebook Style” post/reply format• Create and join teacher-created groups• Participate in po...
Student view      Students receive notifications for                      new grades, new assignments,                    ...
Create a Group1. Select Create   2. Complete group   3. Distribute code toon groups menu           info             group ...
Group Ideas for the       Blended Learning Classroom• Subject specific groups• Literature Circles or other style of book  ...
Manage Groups                 View grades, reset passwords                and set students to “read only” Create sub-group...
Collaborative Discussions• Post questions for class discussion spanning a  period of time• Check for understanding by aski...
Post a MessageEmbed videos, attach files, links                    Select to post a note, alert, or any documents from you...
The Edmodo Library• Student libraries are accessible to teachers• Libraries have “backpacks” where links and  files can be...
Upload, store and edit                              content to your                              personal library         ...
Mobile AccessGet updates andnotifications with iPadand many otherhandheld devicesAccess Edmodo on anyweb browseratedmodo.com
Collaboration• Edmodo syncs with many familiar web based  applications• Edmodo syncs with Google Docs!• Discussion within ...
Content and Subject Area Communities                                               Follow subject                         ...
Classroom Integration and Support    Weekly Edmodo Webinars:1   http://help.edmodo.com/webinars/    Explore resources in t...
Visual Appeal• Edmodo is a platform with a familiar layout and  language- a teacher could dive in right away!• Familiarity...
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  1. 1. Reviewing Learning Management Systems (LMS) for Blended and Online Learning Jaclyn Karabinas- ECOMP 6203
  2. 2. What is Edmodo?Free social learning network forteachers, students, schools anddistrictsProvides an engaging platform forblended learning and safe,productive social networking Safe and easy way to:− Connect & Communicate in a learning environment− Exchangeideas− Link with other educational web based programs
  3. 3. Communication Tools• Talk in “Facebook Style” post/reply format• Create and join teacher-created groups• Participate in polls• Alerts available by text
  4. 4. Student view Students receive notifications for new grades, new assignments, alerts or replies Unlimitedstorage fordocuments,videos and other resources Students can only send Students can only messages to the entire join groups, they group or directly to the cannot create teacher them
  5. 5. Create a Group1. Select Create 2. Complete group 3. Distribute code toon groups menu info group members
  6. 6. Group Ideas for the Blended Learning Classroom• Subject specific groups• Literature Circles or other style of book discussion groups• Math problem solving groups• Project Based Learning groups
  7. 7. Manage Groups View grades, reset passwords and set students to “read only” Create sub-groups within your groups Access Parent Codes, award badges and remove members
  8. 8. Collaborative Discussions• Post questions for class discussion spanning a period of time• Check for understanding by asking students to post learning from a concept taught• Instruct students on how to extend each other’s conversations with questions
  9. 9. Post a MessageEmbed videos, attach files, links Select to post a note, alert, or any documents from your assignment or poll Edmodo Library collection Send a message to a group, or post direct messages to specific students or teacher connections
  10. 10. The Edmodo Library• Student libraries are accessible to teachers• Libraries have “backpacks” where links and files can be stored and shared• Teachers can create folders of resources for groups, shared in the library
  11. 11. Upload, store and edit content to your personal library Edmodo Library Organize library into folders and share files Unlimited Storage,and folders with groups accessible anywhere!
  12. 12. Mobile AccessGet updates andnotifications with iPadand many otherhandheld devicesAccess Edmodo on anyweb browseratedmodo.com
  13. 13. Collaboration• Edmodo syncs with many familiar web based applications• Edmodo syncs with Google Docs!• Discussion within topic/subject groups at students’ own paces• Join Edmodo communities to find new ways for online learning• Create folders of shared resources
  14. 14. Content and Subject Area Communities Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachersAccess digital content to support classroom instruction
  15. 15. Classroom Integration and Support Weekly Edmodo Webinars:1 http://help.edmodo.com/webinars/ Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com2 Ask the Edmodo Support Community: http://www.edmodo.com/community/support3 Follow http://blog.edmodo.com/ for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom.
  16. 16. Visual Appeal• Edmodo is a platform with a familiar layout and language- a teacher could dive in right away!• Familiarity is important to get teachers on board with trying to integrate a learning platform.• Simply put- It looks like Facebook. Students are attracted to that layout.
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