Edmodo by Robinson for CUEBC 2013

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Edmodo by Robinson for CUEBC 2013

  1. 1. CUEBC 2013 Sean Robinson For learning management and digital citizenship @sr_tutor Seanrtech.blogspot.ca
  2. 2. You’ll find the slides on my blog seanrtech.blogspot.ca
  3. 3. Wanting to be more paperless but finding it hard to manage work flow? Interested in sharing online with your students but wary of "friending" them? Come hear an introduction to a FREE multi-platform learning management system: Edmodo. We'll start with the basics then discuss leveraging it to teach digital citizenship.
  4. 4. What is Edmodo? • Free learning network for teachers, students, schools and districts • Provides an engaging platform for blended learning and safe, productive social networking • Safe and easy way to: • Connect • Exchange ideas • Share content • Access homework, grades and school notices.
  5. 5. Founded in late 2008, now transforming classrooms for millions of users worldwide
  6. 6. Security •Closed environment •No private information required from students •Students join classes by the invitation of their teacher only •Students cannot directly message one another •All communications are archived •Teacher has full management control •Sub domains allow district administrators greater control
  7. 7. So what does it look like?
  8. 8. Now it’s your turn
  9. 9. We are going to play a bit but don’t worry. . .
  10. 10. Teacher Accounts http://www.edmodo.com/
  11. 11. Complete your profile
  12. 12. CUEBC Group Join Code ax9rrr
  13. 13. Hint: turn off notifications
  14. 14. The Edmodo Game Did someone say prize?
  15. 15. For those without a QR code reader: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1LoJnQR1Cp3SRyGRHzH_MoaTbbUrcAD8RsgzOjj66-w8/viewform Experienced Edmodo peeps: do something you have never done before And if you need help. . .just ask
  16. 16. The reality. . .
  17. 17. The Expected
  18. 18. The Unexpected
  19. 19. What would you do?
  20. 20. Best Practices For Safe 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 •If your school or district does not have a subdomain, claim one at http://www.edmodo.com/institutions
  21. 21. Thank You!

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