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1 Edmodo: A Guide for Getting Started Presented by: Kristi Shaw Assistant Professor-Educational Technology Marian University

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 Founded in late 2008, Edmodo is now used by millions around the globe. Our rapid growth is due to grassroots adoption - teachers sharing tools that work!

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 Create Your Account

6 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

7 Student view 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 Students can only send messages to the entire group or directly to the teacher

8 Update Your Account Settings Customize email 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

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

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

11 Manage Groups Create sub- groups within your groups Access Parent Account codes, view student grades, reset passwords and remove members Set group members to read-only mode

12 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

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

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

15 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

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

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

18 Parent Account Parent can add all of their children (students) under one Edmodo account Parents can send direct messages to a child’s teacher or view any communication from the teacher to their child All of the child’s teachers are listed on the right panel

19 Communities/Professional Development Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachers

20 Mobile Access Get updates and notifications on the go with our mobile app available for: − iPhone − iPod − Android Access Edmodo on any mobile browser at

21 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  Teacher can immediately edit or delete any posts by group members Use “Read-Only” status to curb inappropriate behavior  Students may still submit assignments and post messages to teacher; but cannot send messages to entire group Best Practices for Safe Networking

22 Create your account and invite students. Read for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom. Watch our Edmodo In Action videos to see first-hand how Edmodo is being used in the classroom: Follow Edmodo updates on Twitter (@edmodo) and Facebook ( 1 2 3 4 First Steps for Getting Started

23 Join Weekly Edmodo Webinars: Explore resources in the Help Center: Ask the Edmodo Support Community: 1 2 3 Training and Support

24 What questions to you have?

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