2 What is Edmodo?Free social learning network for teachers, students, schools and districtsProvides an engaging platform for blended learning and safe, productive social networkingSafe and easy way to:ConnectExchange ideasShare contentAccess homework, grades and school notices.
3 Founded in late 2008, now transforming classrooms for millions of users worldwide Note: Image reflects data as of Oct’11
4 Security Closed environment No private information required from studentsStudents join classes by the invitation of their teacher onlyStudents cannot directly message one anotherAll communications are archivedTeacher has full management controlSub domains allow district administrators greater control
6 Teacher Landing PagePost assignments, reminders, polls, or discussion questionsStore unlimited content for easy re-use and sharingCreate Groups for Classes and ClubsEncourage collaboration and participation in classroom discussionsJoin Subject and Content Communities
7 Students receive notifications for new grades, new assignments, alerts or replies Student viewUnlimited storage for documents, videos and other resourcesStudents can only send messages to the entire group or directly to the teacherStudents can only join groups, they cannot create them
9 Update Your Account Settings Customize or text notificationUpload a photo or select an icon from our listChoose your privacy settingsSelect your School and connect with your peers
10 Create Your Profile Claim your personal URL Tell people about yourself Add any previous schools you have worked at
11 3. Distribute code to group members Create a Group1. Select Create on groups menu2. Complete group info3. Distribute code to group members
12 Student Sign-up Student must have group code to register Students are NOT required to give address
13 Manage GroupsView grades, reset passwords and set students to “read only”Create sub-groups within your groupsAccess Parent Codes, award badges and remove members
14 Badges Award Badges to encourage your students. Use pre-loaded badges or create your own.Access badges from Group Member list or Student Profile.
15 Parent must have parent code to register Parent Sign-upParent must have parent code to register
16 Parents receive notifications for student grades, assignments and events Parent ViewParents can view only their own students’ gradesParents are invited to a group by each of their students’ teachers.Parents can send direct messages to teacher and/ or studentParents can only view posts by their student or posts and assignments sent by a teacher (no visibility into other students’ activity)
17 Select to post a note, alert, assignment or poll Post a MessageEmbed videos, attach files, links or any documents from your Edmodo Library collectionSelect to post a note, alert, assignment or pollSend a message to a group, or post direct messages to specific students or teacher connections
18 Edmodo Library Upload, store and edit content to your personal library Organize library into folders and share files and folders with groupsUnlimited Storage,accessible anywhere!
19 View and grade assignments as students turn them in Create an AssignmentClick “Load Assignment” to easily pull up a previously given assignmentView and grade assignments as students turn them in
20 Grading AssignmentsStudents can attach documents, links or embed video, avoiding paper or use of thumb drivesComments 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.
21 Select to create a new quiz or load a previously created one Create a QuizSelect to create a new quiz or load a previously created oneWrite directions or a messageGive the quiz a titleSet the time limitAllow students to see their results
22 Create and Add Questions Select question typeWrite questionAdd questionsWrite answers and choicesAdd answer choices
23 Grading Quizzes Post quiz and automatically add scores to gradebook Sort by studentView number of correct responses by questionSelect individual students to view their responses, and grade short answer questions
24 Export option allows you to transfer grades to another program GradebookExport option allows you to transfer grades to another programScores are updated automatically after each assignment is graded and recorded
25 Calendar Filter by group or view all Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments
26 Mobile AccessGet updates and notifications on the go with our mobile app available for:iPhone/ iPod/ iPadAndroid devicesAccess Edmodo on any mobile browser at m.edmodo.com
28 Content and Subject Area Communities Follow subject and content communities to connect and share best practices with other teachersAccess digital content to support classroom instruction
29 School and District Communities (for subdomains) Schedule school and district-wide meetings and eventsEncourage school and district-wide communication
30 Post discussion questions, polls and training materials Creating a PD GroupSelect “Professional Development” as Subject area and distribute group code to attendeesPost discussion questions, polls and training materials
31 Best Practices for Safe Networking Encourage students to create their own accounts to ensure password safetyAfter all students join your group, lock the group code to prevent others from joiningMonitor group membership to ensure only students in your group have joinedEducate students on proper online etiquetteUse “Read-Only” status to curb inappropriate behaviorAlways log in though your subdomainIf your school or district does not have a subdomain, claim one at
32 First Steps for Getting Started 1Complete your profileCreate a group and invite students.Post class materials and initial discussion questionsJoin a subject or content community to make connections and access material for the classroom234
33 Classroom Integration and Support Join Weekly Edmodo Webinars:Explore resources in the Help Center:help.edmodo.comAsk the Edmodo Support Community:Follow for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom.1234