Presentation on theme: " EDMODO LINDSAY CLEMENTS. Quick Guide What is Edmodo? Free social network for teachers, students, schools and districts Provides an engaging platform."— Presentation transcript:
What is Edmodo? Free social 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.
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
Teachers Account Update your Account Settings Upload Photo Select your school Customize email/text notification Choose your privacy settings Create a Group Select create on groups menu Complete group info Distribute codes to group members
For the Classroom Student Sign-up Student must have group registration code Students are not required to give email address Manage Groups Create sub-groups within groups View grades, reset passwords and set students to “read only” Access Parent Codes, award badges and remove members
For the Classroom Grade books Calendar of events, due dates, assignments, class topics Creating and adding questions for group discussion or private answers
Innovative Classroom Tips: Playground- An open forum for students to communicate with set guidelines and boundaries In the News - Create a current event group that allows students to post articles and blogs that are relevant to classroom curriculum Journal Entries- post classroom activities/material and create a folder where student’s can write response journals Announcements - highlight birthdays, college acceptance, sporting events, and other student milestones
Mobile Access Get updates and notifications on the go with your mobile app Access Edmodo on any mobile browser at m.edmodo.com
iPad Needs iOS 6 (if older, must update) Teachers cannot create quizzes using the App Can view and reply to community posts but cannot start new posts Cannot edit/delete posts Badges are not available Parents are not able to use it at this time Limitations
Everyone Join the Class! Go to the Edmodo Website Create an account YOU ARE A STUDENT Class code: qk7a64 Start Learning! One member will be at each table for assistance!
First Steps for Getting Started Complete your profile Create a group and invite students Post class materials and initial discussion questions Join a subject or content community to make connections and access material for the classroom
Remember… If you don’t use it.. You lose it! Setting Edmodo up as a classroom platform can be very effective BUT you as a teacher need to reinforce its use with the students Students will see this as a gimmick and not take it seriously Take the time to set up your class with the students Consistent Use!
Quiz Time! -Locate the posted quiz on the homepage of our classroom group.