Edmodo: Enhancing Classroom Collaboration - Emerging Strand
Presenters: Anne Carchedi, Sacred Heart Roslindale
Edmodo is a "secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts. We provide a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content and access homework, grades and school notices. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner" (Edmodo, 2013).
Before a student can create an Edmodo account, they will need a 6-digit group code from their teacher. Once they have their group code, they can visit Edmodo.com and select the “I’m a student” button. From here they can enter the group code provided by their teacher, complete the registration form and select “Sign up.' It is important to note that students are not required to enter an email address to create an Edmodo account.
Joining an Edmodo Group
EDMODO SETUP & SUPPORT
There is a lot of support about integrating Edmodo into your classroom. The Edmodo teacher manual is a great resource on how to plan out the process. This section contains an extensive set of links to Edmodo's Support section. As you become more comfortable with Edmodo, you may wish to explore some of these topics and learn more strategies for integrating it into your teaching. In Edmodo click on Home, Support, Help Center.
Edmodo Resources: Common Core & Classroom Roll Out
You can use Edmodo to support Common Core standards in many subjects. Using Edmodo also meets several ELA standards include technology and digital media no matter what the subject matter is. Link to ELA standard related to Edmodo:
Additional Edmodo Resources
Searching more Edmodo resources? Check out these useful sites: