LearningManagementSystemsEdmodoBy: Jordan Hinkson and JosieHearn
Learning Management Systems A learning management system (LMS) is asoftware application or Web-basedtechnology used to plan, implement, andassess a specific learning process.Typically, a learning management systemprovides an instructor with a way tocreate and deliver content, monitorstudent participation, and assess studentperformance.
Edmodo Edmodo is one of the many learningmanagement systems that are availablefor teachers and students. Edmodo is very similar to the format ofFacebook. Students find this website easy to usebecause they can relate the features toFacebook.
Starting up Edmodo www.edmodo.com Click Sign Up Now-I’m a Teacher Fill in personal information Push blue sign in button
Setting up an Edmodo page About Me Teacher Badges Shared Student Badges Community Publishers Connections Favorites
About Me Share something about yourself for otherteachers and students to see. Ideas – Your name, Your major, andlicensure area. By sharing this information you can betterconnect with other teachers that areteaching the same subject area.
Teacher Badges Teacher badges are awards for beinghighly involved on Edmodo. Example: The “connected” badge is awardedwhen you connect with at least 10teachers on Edmodo.
Shared Student Badges Shared student badges are a great way togive your students a boost of positivity onEdmodo. Create a badge yourself or select oneprovided by Edmodo. Example Badges:“Star Performer” “ Homework Helper”
Community Join a community to give yourself a betterexperience on Edmodo. The Support Group offers help by askingany questions that you may have. Select a group to communicate and getinput from other educators in yourprogram.
Publishers Follow a publisher to get access to thelatest books, articles, and journals. Students that follow you on Edmodo canalso use these resources.
Connections Connect with other teachers. Share ideas and thoughts for in theclassroom.
Favorites Favorite posts from teachers and students.These posts will stay saved so you can goback and read them later. Favorite something by clicking the favoritebutton under the post your interested insaving.
Home Page The home page is going to be filled withposts from teachers who are in thecommunities you join. Here you can favorite posts, post yourown thoughts, and post assignments andquizzes for students. Use the discover tab to find specific topicsand ideas.
Planner This feature is your own personal planneron Edmodo. Post new tasks or events for yourself andyour students to view.
Progress This tab is for managing and creatingstudents badges.
Library Save and share files, videos, and otherdocuments with anyone you areconnected with on Edmodo.
Apps Go to the Edmodo store and downloadfun apps to your account. Some apps are free others cost. Share apps with your group, findpublishers, and books to share with yourstudents.