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Edmodo Parent Presentation


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This is a presentation that was given to parents by one of my students during our school technology open house.

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Edmodo Parent Presentation

  1. 1. <ul><li> </li></ul> Thomas Scheeler Jim Hill Middle School Minot, ND On Twitter: @tscheeler
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><ul><ul><li>Edmodo is a free, secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, parents, and schools. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edmodo provides teachers and students with a secure and easy way to post classroom materials, share links and videos, and access homework, grades and school notices.   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers and students can store and share all forms of digital content – blogs, links, pictures, video, documents, presentations, and more. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Did you say social? <ul><li>Like Facebook? </li></ul>
  4. 4. vs.
  5. 5. vs. <ul><li>Social: connect! </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Handles events </li></ul><ul><li>No grading </li></ul><ul><li>No teacher control </li></ul><ul><li>Public and unregulated </li></ul><ul><li>Social: connect! </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Handles events </li></ul><ul><li>Handles grades </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Private and education-oriented </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ok, I get it, but what’s wrong with a piece of paper and a pencil?
  7. 7. vs.
  8. 8. vs. <ul><li>Social: connect! </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Handles events </li></ul><ul><li>Handles grades </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Private and education-oriented </li></ul><ul><li>Not social </li></ul><ul><li>More cluttered </li></ul><ul><li>Events not updated live </li></ul><ul><li>Grades not updated live </li></ul><ul><li>Controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Private and education-oriented </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is it again?
  10. 10. Over 1 Million Users
  11. 11. What do students get out of Edmodo? <ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration/Social </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul>
  12. 12. What Can Edmodo Do?
  13. 13. Edmodo
  14. 14. Notes <ul><li>Students and teachers use the “note bubble” to communicate and share with each other. </li></ul>Students can only send notes directly to the teacher or the entire class.
  15. 15. What can we share? You name it! Video clips Links Documents mp3 files
  16. 16. New Assignments New Assignments appear in the Spotlight And on the main page
  17. 17. Completing Assignments Students can type responses, submit files, or link to their work on another site
  18. 18. Graded Assignments
  19. 19. Polls Anonymous Results Students can voice dissenting opinions without fear of being judged
  20. 20. Library Storage Space All files, links, or media resources for a group
  21. 21. Organizational Tools Calendar Gradebook
  22. 22. Mobile and Notifications <ul><li>Mobile Website: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile App: Android and iPhone/iPod Touch </li></ul><ul><li>Email and Text Message Notifications </li></ul>Check updates, view and reply to posts, and publish new messages to your Edmodo groups from anywhere, anytime, with the mobile Web application.
  23. 23. Coming Soon to Jim Hill Parent Accounts Parent Accounts <ul><li>Parents will be able to send messages to the teacher and their student </li></ul><ul><li>Parents will be able to view assignments, due dates, and grades for their student. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents will be able to view communication between their student and teacher. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Parent Accounts This will be on a teacher by teacher basis Once you receive a parent code from your child’s teacher you will be able to register with Edmodo at
  25. 25. Parent Registration
  26. 26. Creating an Account <ul><li>Use your Parent Code to create an account </li></ul><ul><li>Add all children in the family with additional parent codes </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Edmodo Parent View </li></ul>
  28. 28. Parent Calendar
  29. 29. Parent Assignment Page
  30. 30. Parent Notifications
  31. 31. Questions?
  32. 32. Credits <ul><li>All website images (Edmodo and Facebook) taken from their respective sites </li></ul><ul><li>Image of “notebook and pencil” used under creative commons from </li></ul><ul><li>Comparisons from Nathan Robinson, Twitter: @mrnrobinson </li></ul>