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Turning Parents Into Learning Heroes: How to Engage Families with Research-Based Engagement Resources and Tools

By |September 6th, 2019|

The start of a new school year requires a lot of time and preparation in order for educators to build relationships with students. The idea of engaging parents as well can seem overwhelming — but the effort can make all the difference in student achievement and our success as teachers. As a [...]

Tips For Using Edmodo With Other Apps

By |August 23rd, 2019|

Do you ever look at your phone or desktop and wonder “Why do I bother with all these different apps?” Maybe you have them organized into folders and subfolders. Maybe they’re just spilling out over your background. B-but you need Flipgrid for that video unit you’re doing in January. And [...]

Edmodo Quizzes: Formative Practice + Classroom Culture!

By |August 23rd, 2019|

As a teacher, I’m pretty conflicted about tests and quizzes. We know that for many students, tests just aren’t the best format to showcase their knowledge and skills. On the other hand, assessments and exams are often necessary for us to monitor student progress, not to mention required by state [...]

The Global Search for Education: Wanted — Student Consultants for a Modern Workforce

By |August 9th, 2019|

This week, we welcome Norton Gusky, Creator of Design Challenges, which connects with schools and organizations to research and explore solutions to real-world problems.

A New Edmodo for the New Decade

By |June 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Want to know what’s new for August 2019? You’ve come to the right place. At Edmodo, we’ve been thinking about how to best support the learning that happens in our education community as a new decade approaches. This meant zooming out and looking at Edmodo as a whole, rather than [...]

Announcing Discover on Edmodo

By |May 4th, 2019|Tags: |

Students are more stressed than ever. Hundreds of apps are competing for their attention. Poorly-tuned algorithms are exposing them to ridiculous content. Even their favorite games constantly pressure them into spending money. Teachers don’t have it any easier, either. They’re competing with those same apps for the attention of students [...]

How to Use NexxGen News During Class Downtime and Homeroom

By |April 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Three easy ways to keep your students focused while taking advantage of downtime Maybe you’ve heard that NexxGen News has already debuted on Edmodo. Or that NexxGen News makes weekly episodes with student-focused news segments — like the recent college admissions scandal. (Or maybe you haven’t heard! That’s okay too.) NexxGen News makes [...]

Announcing Clear The Air

By |March 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Share the real danger of vaping with your students with lesson plans and a contest hosted by Edmodo Whether you’re a student, a parent, or a teacher, we’re here to help you understand the real danger and cost of vaping — and the threat it poses to students in today’s ever-changing world. That’s [...]

NexxGen News Debuts on Edmodo!

By |March 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Get free videos and news resources for your classroom or assignments, right on Edmodo. We’re excited to announce a partnership with NexxGen News to give you more options in your classroom and to help your students keep up with current events! NexxGen News is a digital provider of news and educational [...]

What’s New on Edmodo for 2019

By |March 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

From Messages to Student Planners, we’re proud to roll out fantastic new features for Edmodo users across the globe. We’re two months into 2019 and so much has happened already. Over at Edmodo HQ, we’ve been hard at work taking feedback from users, creating new features, and implementing updates to everyone’s [...]

4 Strategies on How to Add CREATIVITY to Your Lessons

By |February 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

From Droodles to memes to presentations, Judi Holst gives you some new tips on bringing more creativity into your classroom. Guest Post by Judi Holst We’ve all heard of the 4 Cs: Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, and that last one is the one that captures my heart: creativity. It’s one [...]

Edmodo Partners With Happy Not Perfect to Bring Mindfulness to Global Classrooms

By |January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

We’re excited to give free games, videos, and audio series from Happy Not Perfect to each of our 100 million users. https://youtu.be/iPbrYo50a5Y We’re teaming up with mindfulness app Happy Not Perfect! Together, Edmodo and Happy Not Perfect will offer exclusive digital tools and content to help teachers and their students [...]

Building Computational Thinking with Edmodo

By |December 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Does Edmodo really help students learn computational thinking just by using it? by Brehaniea Wight With a multitude of scholarly articles, blogs, and resources on computational thinking, the excitement is growing both within and beyond the computer science community. Rightfully so, in Wing’s seminal 2006 article, computational thinking is promoted as [...]

How Social Learning Can Help Everyone in Your School

By |October 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Strengthen a sense of community across all stakeholders in the learning process and enable better learning. Photo by Jess Watters on Unsplash In our prior article we covered the connections and community formed within classrooms on Edmodo (and beyond, to parents). For this article, we’re going to look at the larger [...]

Provide a Scalable PD Solution for Your Schools with Edmodo

By |September 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Make training more adaptive and exciting for schools in your network with Edmodo’s built-in PD features Photo by John Schnobrich on Unsplash Professional Development (PD) hours are required for maintaining teacher licenses in nearly every U.S. state. However, many states have given local school districts more authority in determining the PD content [...]

Social Learning isn’t the Future. It’s the Present.

By |September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The classroom is bigger than the teacher. So why do we put so much pressure on one person for student success? There’s a common misconception about teaching: The idea that only the teacher is responsible for the learning outcomes of each student. Did you see the problem there? It’s that word [...]

Seven New Ways to Use Edmodo for PD at Your School

By |September 26th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

From badges to small groups, these teachers found ways to make PD fun and easy for their colleagues. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Recently, we asked several tech adoption specialists across the world about how they used different apps and tools with Edmodo. Read on to discover some fantastic ways you [...]

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