Edmodo for administrators

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  • Groups are a great way to communicate with certain groups of people. In addition, you can upload files and documents that are specific to that group. Once you create a group, you just need to distribute the code to those people that you would like to join. The Principal’s Corner-this would be a great place to house documents such as planning period schedules, lunch schedules, permission slips, duty schedules, etc. Meeting notes could be posted here, as well as campus-wide announcements.The Teacher’s Lounge-this could be a place where you build a sense of community on your campus (kind of like a community bulletin board). Staff members could post celebrations and accomplishments. (celebrate the birth of a baby, someone’s daughter got accepted to a college, etc.)
  • Professional development groups can be created to support campus initiatives. For example, if your campus just went through CHAMPS training, you (or the person that facilitated the training) could create a CHAMPS group to post training resources and discussion questions. Campus staff could share ideas of how they are applying what they learned in the training. It’s a great way to keep the conversation going!
  • Administrators do not have to create a separate account. They can access their personal and admin account within the same login. Have administrators locate the Account link and select “Switch to School Admin”.On the settings page, they can change the basic information on the account. They can also provide a link to the campus webpage, which will be listed on the school’s Edmodo page. Lastly, they can upload a school logo for their account. (This image should be a square image with the dimensions of 200×200 or smaller).
  • From the Manage page, you can oversee your entire community. All members of your community:  teachers, admins, and students are represented here.  You can update access privileges, reset passwords, check grades, and more.1. Update Privileges – All teachers have member privileges by default.  You may advance Teacher Members to Teacher Admin or District Admin privileges.2. View Grades – View teacher gradebooks or individual student grades by clicking on the gradebook icon.3. Remove Members – Administrators may remove any teacher or student from the subdomain.  Note that removing teachers removes their students from your school or district as well, unless those students are also members of another teacher’s group in the subdomain. Removing students is also a best practice for students who graduate or leave a school, as it allows them to retain their accounts for future use.4. Delete Students – Administrators can delete student accounts, effectively removing the student from all groups and locking the student from their account. To have a student account restored, contact Edmodo Support.5. View Message Streams – view any member’s message stream by clicking on their name in the list. You can also view individual groups that were created by a teacher. (For example, you can click on Teacher A’s name and view all the groups he/she created, as well as the activity within each of the groups).
  • Those who have school admin rights can change the access of other staff members.
  • Admin must be in their admin account to post a school-wide event.
  • An additional benefit of claiming  a subdomain is the ability to monitor Edmodo usage throughout your school or district. To access statistics, simply select the Analytics menu item at the top of your Admin View. From the Analytics page, you will be able to monitor the engagement level of your school and district for any given date range. You can also check activity levels of individual teachers, students, and groups on Edmodo. Lastly, you can view the number of teachers, students, and groups in your school.
  • This is done from within your personal account (not admin). Teachers must be a part of the district’s subdomain in order to receive this message.
  • Switch over to the school admin account to post on behalf of the campus.
  • Switch over to the school admin account.
  • Switch over to the campus admin account.
  • Switch over to the campus admin account.
  • Edmodo for administrators

    1. 1. For Administrators
    2. 2. Personal account features School administrator account features Posting to the community Resources Questions Objectives
    3. 3. Your Personal Account
    4. 4. Create Your Account fbisd.edmodo.com
    5. 5. Your Personal Landing Page Join Subject and Content Communities Post assignments, reminders, polls, or discussion questions Encourage collaboration and participation in discussions Store unlimited content for easy access and sharing Create/Join Groups
    6. 6. What kind of groups could you create? Create Groups Team Leader/Department Head groups PDAS groups The Principal’s Corner The Teacher’s Lounge Professional development groups Student groups Data Teams groups • Parents cannot join groups. Only students and teachers can join groups. • Co-teachers can be added to groups. Click here for more info.
    7. 7. Creating a PD Group Post discussion questions, polls, and training materials Select “Professional Development” as Subject area and distribute group code to attendees
    8. 8. Your Administrator Account
    9. 9. Switching to Administrator Rights On the Settings Page: Change icon to the school logo. Link to campus webpage.
    10. 10. Managing Teacher and Student Members
    11. 11. Campus Admin Rights: Who Should Have Them? Who do you want to have rights to post to the community, see teacher/student activity, delete accounts, and reset teacher passwords? Possible Suggestions: Principals Assistant Principals Associate Principals Secretary Department Heads Technology Committee Chairperson
    12. 12. School and District Communities Encourage school and district-wide communication Schedule school and district- wide meetings and events
    13. 13. School Calendar Encourage school and district-wide communication Click on a date to add an event. Fill out the information and select who should be able to view the event.
    14. 14. Analytics
    15. 15. Posting to the Community
    16. 16. Posting From Your Personal Account Select your campus Post a note and include any attachments or linksThe post will be sent to all teachers/admin that are a member of your campus community
    17. 17. Posting From Your Administrator Account
    18. 18. Posting From Your Administrator Account Your options include: Your School (public) – These messages will be posted on the public School Community Page. All students and teachers that are a part of the campus will see the post. Your School (Teachers and Admin)-Only Teachers and Admins in your School/District Your School (Parents)-Only Parents in your School/District The campus name will appear in the post, instead of your name.
    19. 19. Sample Posts
    20. 20. Sample Posts
    21. 21. Resources
    22. 22. Edmodo Webinars: http://blog.edmodo.com/category/webinar/ Topics Include: Building Leadership PLNs with Edmodo Increasing Teacher Effectiveness Through Online Professional Development – Denver Public Schools Improving Classroom Engagement with iPads and Edmodo – Chicago Public Schools Edmodo for Schools and Districts 1 Resources
    23. 23. Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com Ask the Edmodo Support Community: http://www.edmodo.com/community/support Follow http://blog.edmodo.com/ for more ways to use Edmodo on your campus. 2 3 Resources 4
    24. 24. Join the FBISD Edmodo for Administrators Group! 1. Click on Join 2. Enter the Code: ###### Access: Admin Training Presentation Admin User Guide Student Permission Slip Post: Questions Ideas Resources
    25. 25. What questions do you have?

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