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1 A Guide for Getting Started

2 What is Edmodo? Free social learning network for teachers, students, schools and districts Provides an engaging platform for blended learning and safe, productive social networking Safe and easy way to: −Connect −Exchange ideas −Share content −Access homework, grades and school notices.

3 Note: Image reflects data as of Oct’11 Founded in late 2008, now transforming classrooms for millions of users worldwide

4 Security Closed environment No private information required from students Students join classes by the invitation of their teacher only Students cannot directly message one another All communications are archived Teacher has full management control Sub domains allow district administrators greater control

5 Update Your Account. Complete Your Profile. How to Create a Group and Invite Students. (Parent Codes) Post a Message, Use the Library, Post Assignments, Create a Quiz, Use the Gradebook and Calendar. Join a Community to make connections and access material for the classroom. Edmodo Help. Best Practices First Steps for Getting Started (Goals for today) 4

6 Create Your Account

7 Join Subject and Content Communities Post assignments, reminders, polls, or discussion questions Encourage collaboration and participation in classroom discussions Store unlimited content for easy re-use and sharing Teacher Landing Page Create Groups for Classes and Clubs

8 Student view Students can only send messages to the entire group or directly to the teacher Students receive notifications for new grades, new assignments, alerts or replies Unlimited storage for documents, videos and other resources Students can only join groups, they cannot create them

9 For the Classroom

10 Update Your Account Settings Customize or text notification Choose your privacy settings Upload a photo or select an icon from our list Select your School and connect with your peers

11 Create Your Profile Claim your personal URL Add any previous schools you have worked at Tell people about yourself

12 Create a Group 1. Select Create on groups menu 2. Complete group info 3. Distribute code to group members

13 Student Sign-up Student must have group code to register Students are NOT required to give address

14 Manage Groups Create sub- groups within your groups Access Parent Codes, award badges and remove members View grades, reset passwords and set students to “read only”

15 Encourage students to create their own accounts to ensure password safety After all students join your group, lock the group code to prevent others from joining Monitor group membership to ensure only students in your group have joined Educate students on proper online etiquette Use “Read-Only” status to curb inappropriate behavior Always log in though your subdomain (for ISS - )http://iss.edmodo.com Best Practices for Safe Networking

16 Badges Access badges from Group Member list or Student Profile. Award Badges to encourage your students. Use pre-loaded badges or create your own.

17 Parent Sign-up Parent must have parent code to register

18 Parent View Parents receive notifications for student grades, assignments and events Parents can only view posts by their student or posts and assignments sent by a teacher (no visibility into other students’ activity) Parents can send direct messages to teacher and/ or student Parents can view only their own students’ grades Parents are invited to a group by each of their students’ teachers.

19 Post a Message Embed videos, attach files, links or any documents from your Edmodo Library collection Send a message to a group, or post direct messages to specific students or teacher connections Select to post a note, alert, assignment or poll

20 Edmodo Library Unlimited Storage, accessible anywhere! Unlimited Storage, accessible anywhere! Organize library into folders and share files and folders with groups Upload, store and edit content to your personal library

21 Create an Assignment View and grade assignments as students turn them in Click “Load Assignment” to easily pull up a previously given assignment

22 Grading Assignments Comments allow you to provide feedback on assignments and students are notified immediately. Students can also comment back and a permanent record is kept for reference. Students can attach documents, links or embed video, avoiding paper or use of thumb drives

23 Create a Quiz Select to create a new quiz or load a previously created one Write directions or a message Allow students to see their results Give the quiz a title Set the time limit

24 Create and Add Questions Select question type Write question Write answers and choices Add questions Add answer choices

25 Grading Quizzes Post quiz and automatically add scores to gradebook View number of correct responses by question Sort by student Select individual students to view their responses, and grade short answer questions

26 Gradebook Export option allows you to transfer grades to another program Scores are updated automatically after each assignment is graded and recorded

27 Calendar Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments Filter by group or view all

28 Mobile Access Get updates and notifications on the go with our mobile app available for: −iPhone/ iPod/ iPad −Android devices Access Edmodo on any mobile browser at m.edmodo.com

29 Professional Development

30 Content and Subject Area Communities Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachers Access digital content to support classroom instruction

31 Iredell-Statesville Home Page>Departments>Technology>Technology Resources> Instructions>Edmodo for ISS Account > Help Webinars FAQ’s Mini-Lessons 1 Edmodo Help and Support

32 Join Weekly Edmodo Webinars: Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com Ask the Edmodo Support Community: Follow for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom.http://blog.edmodo.com/ Classroom Integration and Support 4

33 Update Your Account. Complete Your Profile. How to Create a Group and Invite Students. (Parent Codes) Post a Message, Use the Library, Post Assignments, Create a Quiz, Use the Gradebook and Calendar. Join a Community to make connections and access material for the classroom. Edmodo Help. Best Practices First Steps for Getting Started 4

34 Updated 10/31/12 Please see your Instructional Technology Coordinator for Training or Assistance Kathy Beck – Barbara Crouch – Susan Pope – Jackie Parker – Alan Warren-


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