Friday, February 15, 2013

My New Best Friend.....Edmodo

If you have not had an opportunity to check out Edmodo, make that your mission for the day. You are probably wondering.....how can Edmodo help me in the classroom?

 

ENGAGE: Edmodo is designed to get students excited about learning in a familiar environment. On Edmodo, teachers can continue classroom discussions online, give polls to check for student understanding, and extend learning beyond the 4 walls of the classroom.

COLLABORATE: While on Edmodo, students are able to solve problems and ask clarifying questions. It is a social space, similar to Facebook, that allows

Want to try it out? Just head over to www.edmodo.com to start your free account today. Once you create an account, you can create "groups" that students join. They would go to the same site and then enter your group code to get started. You can create multiple groups within a class. For example, I might have a group for the entire class and then create subgroups for their book clubs.

 

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