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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 …

Solving the Teacher Resource Problem

By |September 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Find out how Edmodo can organize and revolutionize your school’s access to resources. There is a lot of bad teaching content out there. In a study conducted by Parthenon, 69% of teachers surveyed were unsatisfied with content found using internet search engines like Google. Compounding this problem, it’s often difficult …

Teaching Resources Are More Important Than Ever. Here’s Why.

By |September 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Teachers have gone from relying on a handful of resources to navigating the stormy waters of resources from the Internet. Teaching without resources is like trying to build a house without power tools. It’s definitely possible, but it’ll take a lot of extra effort and you’ll probably end up with …

5 Tips on How to Address Learner Variability in Your Classroom with Personalized Learning

By |September 10th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Nanda Krish of WiseWire explains how you can meet every student’s needs with a few small changes. Within any classroom is a wide range of student ability. Some learners are far above grade level, while others lag behind. This is normal and expected in an educational system that groups students by …

Six Unique Ways to Combine Tech Tools With Edmodo

By |September 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

We asked veteran teachers and tech leaders about how they use Edmodo and other apps at their school. The responses were inspiring! Photo by Fancycrave on Unsplash Recently, we asked several tech adoption specialists across the world about how they used different apps and tools with Edmodo. Not only did they …

Enhance Communication Across Your School, District, or Department with Edmodo

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

Discover how Edmodo can transform communication for everyone in your school community. Strengthen your community by improving communication In one of the most cited works in school leadership academia, Robert Marzano posits the paramount importance of communication within schools. With his “21 Responsibilities of the School Leader,” (all of which …

Create Conversations that Change Lives with Edmodo

By |August 31st, 2018|Tags: , , |

Find out how easily you can build a classroom community through the story of Kate Baker and Shari Krapels’ collaborative writing project. “How do I reach these kids?” It’s a question teachers have asked for decades, repeated to the point of parody in inspirational movies and stories. While there are plenty …

Top Tips for Teachers from Tech Tutors!

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

We asked Tech Leaders from all over the world how they use Edmodo to support technology adoption in schools. Photo by Alexandre Debiève on Unsplash Did you know? Edmodo’s got a huge community of Tech Leaders bouncing ideas off each other, from professional development to promoting tech adoption in classrooms. Recently, we …

EdmodoCon Speaker Spotlight: Michael Clark

By |July 23rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Find out how Michael supports his fellow educators before you see him live at EdmodoCon! On August 7th, Michael Clark will be presenting his talk “Don’t be Afraid of PBL: A Real Example with 3D Printing” at EdmodoCon 2018! (Don’t forget to sign up!) We asked him a few questions …

EdmodoCon Speaker Spotlight: Kate Baker

By |July 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Find out how Kate supports her fellow educators before you see her live at EdmodoCon! On August 7th, Kate Baker will be presenting her talk with Shari Krapels “Authors’ Alley: Cultivating Collaborative Student Writing Communities with Technology” at EdmodoCon 2018! (Don’t forget to sign up!) We asked her a few …

EdmodoCon Speaker Spotlight: Hatem Radwan

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

Find out how Hatem supports his fellow educators before you see him live at EdmodoCon! On August 7th, Edmodo Ambassador Hatem Radwan will be presenting his talk “Effective Learning in the Digital Age” at EdmodoCon 2018! (Don’t forget to sign up!) To help create a more successful community for teachers …

EdmodoCon Speaker Spotlight: Urmi Chakravorty

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

Find out how Prof. Chakravorty supports her fellow educators before you see her live at EdmodoCon! On August 7th, Professor Urmi Chakravorty will be presenting her talk “Teaching to the Whole Child: Add Fun and Creativity Back Into the Classroom” at EdmodoCon 2018! (Don’t forget to sign up!) In the …

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