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  • 1. 20 Ways to Use Edmodo
  • 2.
    • Give your students an enriching writing experience through Edmodo.
    • Help students tap into individualism, build self-esteem and measure how far they’ve come during the school year with writing projects:
      • Class Blog
      • “ Flat Stanley”project
      • “ This I Believe” project
    • Edmodo provides students a platform for sharing their writing with teachers, peers and family.
    1. Student writing projects
  • 3.
    • Help students understand key events by reenacting them through role playing activities.
    • Create student profiles for relevant figures and integrate knowledge in action.
    • Inject life into old curriculum and helps students develop the skills of initiative, communication, problem-solving, self-awareness, and working cooperatively in teams.
    2. Role Playing*
  • 4.
    • Encourage real-time discussions through Edmodo.
      • Read alouds
      • In-class movies
      • Professional development events
    • Extend learning beyond the classroom walls. (Backchannel during current events- e.g. State of the Union, Elections, breaking news stories, etc.)
    • Mobile website and iPhone/Android apps provide easy access to Edmodo anytime, anywhere.
    3. Backchannel Discussions
  • 5.
    • Spice up your foreign language class by having students write and respond to questions in Edmodo.
    • Encourages students to practice their language skills through real life conversations.
    • Create a co-classroom with other students from across the globe to help students learn from each other.
    4. Language Practice
  • 6.
    • Help your students improve their grammar and punctuation by enforcing proper usage on Edmodo.
    • Require students to post in complete words and sentence (i.e. “you” not “u”, “I” not “i”).
    • Teach students proper use of social media tools to help prepare them for our connected world.
    5. Grammar and Punctuation
  • 7.
    • Send a message to students and parents in your class each week to keep them updated on all of the events and achievements of your class.
    • Provides a way for parents to reach out to you for one-on-one discussions.
    6. Communicate with Parents* Keep parents up-to-date on classroom activities during the semester through parent accounts on Edmodo.
  • 8.
    • Encourage students to read and help make their reading experience more engaging with an Edmodo book club.
    • Host after school book clubs or summer book clubs.
    • Facilitate discussions with writing prompts.
    • Connect with other classrooms around the globe for book discussions.
    7. Book Clubs*
  • 9.
      • Give your students an interactive educational experience through mobile devices.
    • Bring Edmodo on your next field trip
    • Post photos and create scavenger hunt questions, polls or quiz questions along the way.
    • Great for backchannel discussions
    8. Mobile Learning
  • 10.
    • Edmodo is great for communicating when you or one of your students are absent from school.
    • Provide notes, assignments or other updates to students who are absent.
    • Communicate updates or check in with your your class if you are absent from school.
    9. Sick days & extended leave
  • 11.
    • Create a “teacher lounge” where teachers within your school can discuss ideas and share content.
    • Creates a casual environment where online discussions can take place.
    • Share ideas, files and links between a voluntary group of teachers.
    • Teachers can contribute on their own time.
    10. Teacher Lounge
  • 12.
    • Whether you’re planning your school play, the annual fundraiser or next year’s curriculum, Edmodo makes it easier through online collaboration.
    11. Planning Committees
    • Invite teachers, students, parents, or administrators to join.
    • Share ideas and content with all group members.
    • Allows for ongoing dialogue at the convenience of your group members.
  • 13.
    • Create a group on Edmodo to connect with any tutors working with your students.
    • Allows you to communicate upcoming assignments, quizzes or tests
    • Enables you and the tutor to share ideas, content and advice to that will further advance the learning potential of the student
    • Include parents in on the discussions
    12. Tutor Connection
  • 14.
    • Take a project-based approached to learning by creating Edmodo sub groups.
    • Students can collaborate and work towards specific goals together in small groups.
    • The Edmodo platform allows for anytime, anywhere communication between students.
    • All group information can be shared and stored in Edmodo for easy access by all group members.
    13. Project Based Learning*
  • 15.
    • Take reading to the next level by having students critique each other.
    • Students can upload and listen to audio files directly on Edmodo.
    • Promotes encouragement between students in the classroom.
    • Helps improve listening skills
    • Not limited to reading, can also do art critiques, writing critiques, etc.
    14. Reading Critique
  • 16.
    • Connect your classroom with other classrooms within your school or around the globe.
    • Co-teachers can help grade assignments, monitor discussions, and post files or comments to the group.
    • Join an Edmodo subject area community to connect with other teachers around the globe.
    15. Co-teaching*
  • 17. 16. “Sub Hub”
    • Provide your sub an easy way to help manage students and stay connected with you.
    • Create a student account for your sub so they can participate in your Edmodo class, without gaining access to your account.
    • Allows you to communicate with your sub and students, plus view all classroom activity, even while you’re away.
  • 18. 17. Science Probes*
    • Engage your students through science probes on Edmodo.
    • Post videos and other interactive to supplement
    • Those students who are too shy to raise their hand in class, usually feel more comfortable communicating online.
  • 19.
    • Keep up with all your favorite blogs through Edmodo!
    • Create an Edmodo group, retrieve the RSS links for the blogs you like to read and add them to the group.
    • Stay organized and up-to-date with content being shared by bloggers in your PLN.
    18. RSS Feed
  • 20.
    • Edmodo is a great collaboration tool for district wide clubs like Robotics, Forensics, sports teams, etc.
    • Use the calendar feature to mark important dates/matches/meets/practices.
    • Notifications will help you update the group on important messages .
    • Post results, pictures, etc. for the group to view.
    19. School Clubs
  • 21.
    • After the school year ends, keep in touch with students and help them stay connected with each other.
    20. Alumni Groups
    • Create one alumni group for all your classes to join
    • Distribute group code at the end of the year
  • 22. What questions do you have?
  • 23.
      • Join the 20 Ways to Use Edmodo group:
      • Group code: 61ulgl
      • Check out our Edmodo In Action Videos: http ://help.edmodo.com/ideas
      • Implement one of these ideas and tell us how it worked:
      • [email_address]
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  • 24. Stay Connected
      • Follow the Edmodo blog:
      • www.blog.edmodo.com
      • Follow us on Twitter and Facebook:
      • www.twitter.com/edmodo
      • www.facebook.com/edmodo
      • Connect with me!
      • www.edmodo.com/Lucia
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