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Edmodo for the ELT class


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Ideas for Using Edmodo in the EFL Class

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Edmodo for the ELT class

  1. 1. Voice yourself and your class through IT!Virtual Learning Environments and other Web 2.0 tools in the EFL class. Cecilia Cicolini
  2. 2. Session Goals• To examine how ICT Webtools can be integrated in order to enhance learning inside and outside the class.• To examine how Edmodo can be used as a virtual learning environment in the context of foreign language learning.
  3. 3. What do you know about Edmodo?
  4. 4. FREE!
  5. 5. Sample Edmodo Tasksa) T. creates a class and a group code is assigned to the class. Sts. join the class by means of the class code.b) Interaction – questionsc) Interaction – pollsd) Sts. hand in assignments.e) T. shares class material, e.g. video clips.f) Calendar of class events.g) T. marks assignments and awards badges.h) Users receive calendar alerts.
  6. 6. Communication
  7. 7. Material Repository
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  9. 9. Backchannel DiscussionsYou can encourage real-time discussions onsomething students are reading, professionaldevelopment events, current events, newsstories. Students can participate through MobileEdmodo.
  10. 10. More Ideas• Co-classrooms for virtual collaborative discussions.• Excellent resource for sick days and extended leaves.• You can create a Teachers’ Lounge in your school for teachers to interact and contribute with ideas.• Tagging.
  11. 11. Source: by Ana Maria Menezes
  12. 12. Google Docs for Feedback
  13. 13. Project Based Learning through Small Groups• Create a sub-group.• Students collaborate towards specific goals together in small groups.• Edmodo allows for anytime, anywhere communication between teachers and learners.• All group information can be shared and stored for easy access.
  14. 14. VideosShare controversial topics on video and ask students to write their opinions on it.
  15. 15. Podcasts
  16. 16. How to create a quiz
  17. 17. Gap fill quizzes with songs
  18. 18. Students’ view.
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  20. 20. Book ClubsYou can encourage your students to read by using Edmodo to organize a book club:
  21. 21. Facilitating class discussion through polls
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  23. 23. Integrated Skills
  24. 24. Voki
  25. 25. Edmodo with Parents• You can keep parents up to date with classroom activities, marks, etc.• You can send messages to parents about school events.• Edmodo provides a way for parents to reach the teacher for one-on-one discussions.
  26. 26. Parents’ view.
  27. 27. Edmodo RapEdmodo, sign in, upload a photo It’s the place to go, if you want to know It’s the place to post, if you want to grow From apprentice to pro, check Edmodo Alright kids, this isn’t a test yet But do you know where to go practice assessments? Or put yourself in the shoes of history’s legends? And help your friends understand, if they don’t get it? Edmodo, write fast, I’ll spell it slow though E-D-M-O-D-O .com on the end, is where you begin On the homepage click student sign-in Know your group code, then grab a pen To write down your ID, in case you forget Once you’re in, write down the parent code so Your mom or dad can use Edmodo So, they know that you’re doing well, in fact They can help you with homework in your backpack Help you earn a badge, you can show the class You could be the expert in science or math Or write something to inspire, climb a little higher In every subject, your mind is will never tire If you keep it motion, knowledge is potent Connect with other students across the ocean And tell’em what’s happening in your class You could tell’em a joke, you can make them can laugh Keep it appropriate, nothing offensive To make them unhappy and get
  28. 28. Edmodo Rap (cont’d)defensive Be responsible, being mean is expensive It could cost you friends and Edmodo permissions And you don’t wanna miss out on secret missions Teachers will assign, offline you can’t see them• Read about great people, say I can be them Be nice to your classmates so you can meet them In and out of school, Edmodo is a tool You can dive into, like a digital pool Of knowledge, ride the new age wave to college Connect like Legos and strive to astonish• Chorus x 2 Edmodo, sign in, upload a photo It’s the place to go, if you want to know It’s the place to post, if you want to grow From apprentice to pro, check Edmodo
  29. 29. “The illiterate of the 21stcentury will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler
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  31. 31. Cecilia Twitter: CeciCeci2 Apiba e-TL Edmodo Group Code: 0a1k7f