edmodo a guide for getting started

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A Guide for Getting Started:

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Founded in late 2008, now transforming classrooms for millions of users worldwide:

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

What is Edmodo?:

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. Collaborate

What is it?:

What is it? Edmodo provides teachers and students with a secure and easy way to post classroom materials, share links and videos, and access homework, grades and school notices. Teachers and students can store and share all forms of digital content – blogs, links, pictures, video, documents, presentations, and more.

Did you say social?:

Did you say social? Like Facebook?

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vs. Social: connect! Simple and fun to use Post events No teacher control Public and unregulated Purely social networking (no educational worth) No parent accounts available Social: connect! Simple and fun to use Post events Teacher controlled Private (profiles are private to our class; only St. Edward ’ s 5 th grade students and parents have access to the group) Education-oriented (for discussion of topics addressed in class) Parent accounts


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

Create Your Account:

Create Your Account N.I.S School Code - mslzme

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

Student view:

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 Students can only join groups, they cannot create them Unlimited storage for documents, videos and other resources

For the Classroom:

For the Classroom

What do students get out of Edmodo?:

What do students get out of Edmodo? Communication Collaboration/Social Creativity Computer Skills

What Can Edmodo Do?:

What Can Edmodo Do?

Update Your Account Settings:

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. THIS SHOULD REFLECT YOUR SCHOOL WITH USE OF THE CODE

Create Your Profile:

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

Create a Group:

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

Student Sign-up:

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

Manage Groups:

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”


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

Parent Sign-up:

Parent Sign-up Parent must have parent code to register You will have a different parent code for each class.

Parent View:

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.


Notes Students and teachers use the “ note bubble ” to communicate and share with each other. Students can only send notes directly to the teacher or the entire class. (Parents can also view these with a parent account.)

Post a Message:

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

What can we share? You name it!:

What can we share? You name it! video clips links documents mp3 files

Edmodo Library:

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

Create an Assignment:

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

Create a Quiz:

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

Create and Add Questions:

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

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Polls Anonymous Results Students can voice dissenting opinions without fear of being judged


Calendar Add class events, school events or view scheduled assignments Filter by group or view all Notice the color coding

Mobile Access:

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

Content and Subject Area Communities:

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

Best Practices for Safe Networking:

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 Best Practices for Safe Networking

First Steps for Getting Started:

Complete your profile Create a group, post group code and invite students. Post class materials and initial discussion questions Share group code with parents! Join a subject or content community to make connections and access material for the classroom 1 2 3 First Steps for Getting Started 4 5

Classroom Integration and Support:

Join Weekly Edmodo Webinars: http://blog.edmodo.com/category/webinar/ Explore resources in the Help Center: help.edmodo.com Ask the Edmodo Support Community: http://www.edmodo.com/community/support Follow http://blog.edmodo.com/ for more ways to use Edmodo in the classroom. 1 2 3 Classroom Integration and Support 4

What questions do you have?:

What questions do you have?

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