What is Edmodo?
20 Ways to Use Edmodo
Utilize the Edmodo quiz builder or poll feature to assess students’ learning during or after a unit of study.
2. Role Playing
Help students understand key historical and literacy events by reenacting them through role playing activities in Edmodo.
3. Peer Reviews & Critiques
Place students in small groups and have them post their work to their group for peer review and feedback.
4. Writing Projects Enable students to tap into individualism and build self-esteem by sharing their writing projects with each other in Edmodo.
5. Build Digital Citizenship Skills
Enforce online etiquette guidelines for students when using Edmodo to help them build digital citizenship skills.
6. Foreign Language Practice Encourage students to practice their language skills, as well as spelling and grammar, through conversations in Edmodo.
7. Book Clubs
Organize a book group in Edmodo to encourage students to read and discuss novels with each other.
8. Professional Development Workshops
Set up an Edmodo group for your next PD workshop to enable teachers within your school to discuss ideas and share content before, during and after the workshop.
9. Cultural Exchange Projects
Give students the opportunity to learn about other world cultures by connecting your classroom with classrooms around the globe via an Edmodo group.
Use Edmodo to communicate with your students when you’re out of the classroom, or provide updates to students who are absent from class.
11. Backchannel Discussions
Inspire real-time discussions and extend learning beyond the classroom walls by hosting a backchannel in Edmodo.
12. Science Probes
Promote discussions and bring more interaction to your science class by engaging your students with science probes in Edmodo.
13. Mobile Learning
Integrate the Edmodo mobile app into classroom curriculum to make learning interactive anytime, anywhere.
14. Planning Committees
If you’re planning a school play, the annual fundraiser or next year’s curriculum, create an Edmodo group to help committee members collaborate.
15. Current Events
Help students stay up to date on the latest news by creating a small group called “current events” and leveraging the RSS feature to feed top news sources into the group.
16. Project Based Learning
Facilitate project based learning in your classroom by leveraging Edmodo’s small-group feature.
17. Differentiated Instruction
Deliver differentiated content in your classroom through the use of small groups and shared folders.
18. Professional Learning
Join an Edmodo Community to connect with other educators around the globe and share resources, exchange ideas or get advice.
19. School Clubs
If you’re part of a school club or sports team, create an Edmodo group to coordinate meets, practices and games, as well as post results.
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Edmodo Guidelines for Teachers and Students
- Post a note to the whole group if your question is about something the whole group should know (assignments, instructions, dates etc.)
- Send a note only to your teacher if you want to talk about something that doesn’t relate to everyone.
- Don’t post personal questions to the group.
- Keep conversations on topic.
- If you’re not sure if a word or joke is okay, then it’s probably not. Refrain from posts that tease, bully, annoy, spam, or gossip about any other member.
Replying to Messages
- Do not answer a question if you are not sure you know the answer.
- Do not reply to a question if someone has already answered it correctly.
- If you think there is something inappropriate posted in an Edmodo group, tell a teacher immediately.
Punctuation & Grammar
- No txting lingo. We r ur teachers…show us that u have learned how 2 spell.
- DO NOT PUT SENTENCES IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.
- Do not end sentences with more than one exclamation mark!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or question mark????????????
- Please please please do not repeat a word more than necessary.