Final Project Presentation Option 1: EdmodoGroup Members: April Rousseau, Kyle Whisnant, Tara Mauney, Allison Barfield, and Christy Snow
Edmodo: The BasicsEdmodo is an awesome education tool... "It provides a safe and easy way for classes toconnect and collaborate, share content, and accesshomework, grades and school notices"- Edmodo
Why did we choose Edmodo?● Free and Easy to use● Similar to like facebook● April could have her psychology students join and interact● It is safe compared to other social networks.
Future Potential for EdmodoFlipped Classroom● New teaching strategy that allows students to view videotaped lessons away from school.● Students then engage in reinforcement activities at school.● Allows for learning to take place throughout the day, not just at school.Edmodo would be the ideal platform for a flippedclassroom model. It creates a one-stop shop for videos,lessons, assignments and anything else.
Success!"Edmodo was a Success. Pictures prove it!Though it is only the beginning I think it will bea tool I will use in my classroom from now on."-April
Implementation in the Classroom ● High School Psychology Class ● 1st assignment: Get to know Edmodo & post something cool! ● 2nd Assignment: Research an article on Therapy- post findings on my "wall" ● 3rd Assignment: Begin discussions on other student postings. ● 4th Assignment: Answer Questions Mrs. Rousseau Posts on Ch.17- Therapy ● 5th Assignment: Post link to Projects ● 6th Assignment: Positive Feedback on other posted projects
So how did we ALL use it?● Everyone in the group used Aprils sign on info● We all became familiar with the site● We all posted topics for Aprils Psychology class to read/research● We all used positive feedback in assisting what students posted.
Issues of Edmodo/ ProjectStudent responses:● "Not enough like Facebook."● "Need internet access at home to fully be involved instead of rushed at school to post"● "Need more internet access at school-- via Laptops/connections"Group Responses: (April, Christy, Kyle, Tara, Allison)● Not enough teacher options● Changing lesson plans took TIME● Assignments very basic
What would we change? Few featured options: 1. Preview request before students posted assignments 2. Easier Navigation.
Teaching ResponsibilityUsing a program like Edmodo that is similar topopular social networking sites allows studentsto learn responsible use.Edmodo gives teachers a chance to teachethical behavior on social sites.