Edmodo Blog / 2011 / July


EdmodoCon2011 — Wednesday August 10th – the first annual one-day global virtual conference for educators. Our goal is for EdmodoCon to become a global gathering of educators who believe in the power of collaboration and social media to improve education worldwide. Educators from all over the world will come together to celebrate the creative ways […]

News & Events - Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2011

Ideas for Using Edmodo: Add yours!

The blogis on a brief summer break this week…just popping in with a quick post:) ** Have you seen this Google Doc that Shannon Miller started a couple of weeks ago? It’s a great source of inspiration for those of you who may be getting started using Edmodo, so we thought it was worth sharing again. […]

Activities & Tips - Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Be an Edmodo Leader! Present at EdmodoCon, August 10th

Are you thinking about submitting a presentation for EdmodoCon on August 10th but haven’t quite gotten around to it?   Submit your idea today! We have a lot of great submissions from all over the world – but still have room for a few more before we make the final schedule   Be a leader […]

News & Events - Posted on Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Add and Share Content With The Edmodo Bookmarklet

Up until now, you had to be within Edmodo to add something to your library. This meant that you had to copy and paste the URL to a great resource into the Edmodo post bubble, or directly into your library, to share it with your students or colleagues. Not anymore. If you want to add something […]

Activities & TipsFeatures - Posted on Friday, July 15th, 2011

Scheduled Maintenance *updated*

Site is currently down while our team makes some backend changes to prepare for Back to School traffic.  Should be up again within the hour.  We’ll keep you updated on twitter @edmodo.  Thanks! UPDATE: 12:02PT   Site has been restored to normal service.  Thanks everyone!

News & Events - Posted on Sunday, July 17th, 2011

EdmodoCon Registration Is Now Open

We are pleased to announce that registration for EdmodoCon 2011 is now open! Register now.  Wednesday, August 10, 2011.  10amET – 6pmET. Please join us for a full-day of sessions, or pick and choose the sessions that interest you most. More details on each of the following sessions and the presenters will be released later […]

News & Events - Posted on Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Scheduled Maintenance

We’re currently doing scheduled maintenance on the Edmodo website. It will be unavailable for a short period of time. Please check our our Twitter page for updates. Thanks for your patience. UPDATE: 11:10PM PST We’re back up! Thanks for your patience while we updated the site.

News & Events - Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

New Release: Student Profiles, Badges and Assignment Filtering

Last night’s system upgrade included a few new exciting features including: Student profiles: Get more insight into each of your students through new student profiles! Students profiles allow you to view that student’s teachers, groups, classmates and recent activity.  This information is automatically generated based on their Edmodo activity, but the student can also share […]

Features - Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2011

New Administrator Features

In addition to the new student profile, badges and assignment features, Edmodo now includes some cool features of particular interest to subdomain holders and school and district administrators: Administrator Support Community:  Subdomain admins now have access to their very own community where they will be able to share best practices for implementing Edmodo in a school […]

FeaturesSchools & Districts - Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2011

EdmodoCon 2011 Presentation Schedule

We’d like to thank everyone who submitted a speaking proposal to present at EdmodoCon. We were blown away by the number of people who expressed interest. The selection process was very difficult, but we’ve put together a great line up of speakers. Below are the final details. Please note all times are listed in Eastern […]

News & Events - Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2011

Edmodo Call-to-Action: Help Minot, ND Schools

The community of Minot, North Dakota was recently affected by unprecedented flooding, resulting in the displacement of thousands of residents and the destruction of many of their schools.  With the new fall semester beginning in a month, the community of Minot is doing everything they can to ensure all of their students, many of whom […]

News & Events - Posted on Monday, July 25th, 2011

Edmodo Internationalization: Become an Edmodo Translator

We are pleased to announce that we are launching a platform that will allow members of the Edmodo community to easily translate (or “internationalize”) the Edmodo interface. Over the coming weeks, our goal is to convene a cross-cultural team of Educators who will help us launch Edmodo in five additional languages, including: – French – […]

News & Events - Posted on Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Parent Accounts: A Quick Refresher

Parent accounts are a great way to keep your students’ parents informed of classroom activities, assignments, grades and school events. The registration process for parents is similar to student registration, with one additional security measure – each parent will need their own unique parent code to register. This is to ensure that parents can only […]

Activities & TipsParents - Posted on Thursday, July 28th, 2011