Edmodo (1)


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Tips on using Edmodo.

Tanya Morret (from IU 15 Gifted Network) originally shared the doc with me during a training. She uses it as part of her "Boot Camp" for gifted support training on Edmodo.

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Edmodo (1)

  1. 1. A Guide for Getting Started
  2. 2. What is Edmodo? Free social 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.
  3. 3. Founded in late 2008, Edmodo is now used by millions around theglobe. Our rapid growth is due to grassroots adoption - teacherssharing tools that work!
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. Create Your Account
  6. 6. Teacher Landing PageStore unlimited Postcontent for easy assignments, re-use and reminders, sharing polls, or discussion questionsCreate Groupsfor Classes and Clubs Encourage collaboration and participation in classroom discussionsJoin Subject and Content Communities
  7. 7. Students receive notifications for new grades, new assignments, Student view alerts or replies Unlimitedstorage fordocuments,videos and other resources Students can only sendStudents can only messages to the entirejoin groups, they group or directly to the cannot create teacher them
  8. 8. Update Your Account Settings Upload a Customize photo or email or text select an notificationicon from our list Choose your privacy settings Select your School andconnect with your peers
  9. 9. Create a Group1. Select Create 2. Complete group 3. Distribute code toon groups menu info group members
  10. 10. Student Sign-up Student must have group code to register Students are NOT required to give email address
  11. 11. Manage Groups Create sub- Set groupgroups within members to your groups read-only mode Access Parent Account codes, view student grades, reset passwords and remove members
  12. 12. 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
  13. 13. Upload, store and edit content to yourEdmodo Library personal library Organize library into folders and share filesand folders with groups Unlimited Storage, accessible anywhere!
  14. 14. Create an Assignment Click “Load Assignment” to easily pull up a previously given assignment View and gradeassignments as studentsturn them in
  15. 15. Grading Assignments Students can attach documents, links or embed video, avoiding paper or use of thumb drivesComments allow you to provide feedbackon assignments and students are notifiedimmediately. Students can also comment back and a permanent record is kept for reference.
  16. 16. Gradebook Export option allows you to transfer grades to another program Scores are updated automatically after each assignment is graded and recorded
  17. 17. CalendarFilter bygroup orview all Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments
  18. 18. Parent Account All of the child’s teachers are listed on the right panel Parents can send direct messages to a child’sParent can add all of teacher or view any their children communication from(students) under one the teacher to their Edmodo account child
  19. 19. Communities/Professional Development Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachers
  20. 20. Mobile Access Get updates and notifications on the go with our mobile app available for: − iPhone − iPod − Android Access Edmodo on any mobile browser at m.edmodo.com
  21. 21. Best Practices for Safe Networking 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 – Teacher can immediately edit or delete any posts by group members Use “Read-Only” status to curb inappropriate behavior – Students may still submit assignments and post messages to teacher; but cannot send messages to entire group
  22. 22. First Steps for Getting Started1 Create your account and invite students.2 Read blog.edmodo.com for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom. Watch our Edmodo In Action videos to see first-hand how3 Edmodo is being used in the classroom: http://help.edmodo.com/ideas4 Follow Edmodo updates on Twitter (@edmodo) and Facebook (facebook.com/edmodo)
  23. 23. Training and Support1 Join Weekly Edmodo Webinars: http://blog.edmodo.com/category/webinar/2 Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com3 Ask the Edmodo Support Community: http://www.edmodo.com/community/support
  24. 24. What questions to you have?