A Handy Guide to Everything Teachers Need to Know about Edmodo

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What is edmodo ?
Edmodo is a web-based platform that provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices. Think of it as an alternative to Google Classroom.

How can I use edmodo with my students ?
Edmodo provides you with a learning friendly environment where you can create a classroom group for your students. In this virtual group you can :
  • Place digital resources on Edmodo for students to access or download,
  •  Create polls for students to vote online.
  • Write short summaries of lessons for students who were absent from class 
  •  Post homework information, and more.
Some helpful features in Edmodo ?
Edomodo offer numerous features to help you make the best of this platform in your teaching. These include:
  • Each Edmodo class group is managed and controlled by the teacher. To learn how to create an Edmodo group, check out this guide.
  • Students need an access code to join the class. If a student shares the code outside the class, the teacher can change it, without affecting students already joined in the group.
  • Students can only communicate to the whole class or to the teacher – private messages between students are not possible.
  • Anonymous posting is not possible.
  • Teachers can delete posts.
  • If schools upgrade (free) to the institutional features, the school can audit all teacher and student activity.
  • Parental access to their children’s posts and to the teacher is an optional feature.
Here are some video tutorials to help you learn more about edmodo

1- A quick explanation of why to use Edmodo in the classroom.

2- Edmodo assignments

3- Creating a quiz using edmodo

4- Edmodo homework

5- Using the calendar

6- sharing 20 ideas about how to use Edmodo with students