What is Edmodo?“Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.” Video: Edmodo for Language Arts
Groups Restricted groups require access code (separate them for subject, class, or faculty purposes) Option to moderate all posts. ◦ Prevent spamming & inappropriate posts Award badges Archive groups from previous semester/year ◦ Provides access to all posts but disables new discussion
What is Delicious?“Delicious is the place to collect and showcase your passions from across the web. Save what you like - videos, pictures, tweets, blog posts, or articles - on topics you enjoy and search through others’ collections of links to discover cool stuff!”
Social Search Search results based on user’s query and the number of times the page has been saved ◦ Find the most interesting & relevant information first Share button allows you to email page or send it to another username Tags make it easy to predict what content will be on the page
Tag Bundles Organize the pages you have previously saved Customize tags so that all pages with the same tags are bundled into a single group ◦ A perfect way to organize online content for students by subject, lesson, etc.
What is YouTube Education?“YouTube EDU brings learners and educators together in a global video classroom. On YouTube EDU, you have access to a broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches and everything in between”
Learn Find videos that explain concepts well to students Discover new ways to teach a lesson Videos are divided by subject ◦ Languages, History, Science, Math
Create Consider creating your own YouTube channel ◦ A different way to reach your students outside of class. ◦ Expand reach to a global audience Have channel be nominated to become part of the YouTube’s EDU library