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 2
Founded in late 2008, Edmodo is now being used by more than 7 million teachers and students around the worldNote: Image reflects data as of Oct’11
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
Teacher Landing PageStore unlimitedcontent for easy re-use and sharing Post assignments, reminders, polls, or discussion questions Encourage Create Groups collaboration and for Classes and participation in Clubs classroom discussions
Students receive notifications for Student View new grades, new assignments, alerts or replies Unlimited storage for documents,videos and other resources Students can Students can only send only join groups, messages to the entire they cannot group or directly to the create them teacher
Update Your Account Settings Customize email or text notification Upload a photo or select anicon from our list Select your School and connect with your peers Choose your privacy settings
Create Your Profile Claim your personal URLTell people about yourself Add any previous schools you’ve worked at
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
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
Badges Access badges from Group Member list or Student Profile. Use pre-loaded badges or create your own.
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.
Post a Message Select to post a note, alert, assignment or poll 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
CalendarFilter by group or view all Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments
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
Edmodo Communities Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachersAccess digital content to support classroom instruction
School & District Communities (for subdomain holders) Schedule school anddistrict-widemeetings and events Encourage school and district-wide communication
Creating a PD Group Select “Professional Development” as Subject area and distribute group code to attendees Post discussionquestions, polls and training materials
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 If your school or district does not have a subdomain, claim one at http://www.edmodo.com/institutions
Action Items1 Complete your profile Create a group and invite your students2 Post class materials and discussion starters within your3 group4 Join a subject area community and connect with other educators.
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