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Get Free Common Core Resources in a Snap

Get Free Common Core Resources in a Snap

September 29th, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re using Edmodo Snapshot, you already know how easy it is to assess and gather student data on Common Core progress. Looking for a quick way to find relevant, standards-aligned resources that can help you close learning gaps? The search is over. With a new Resource Recommendations feature, you can now use Snapshot to […]

Build Community: Teach Digital Citizenship in Edmodo

Build Community: Teach Digital Citizenship in Edmodo

September 22nd, 2014 | 0 Comments

Common Sense Media’s Digital Citizenship Starter Kit offers engaging activities designed for the Edmodo platform. Did you know we offer digital literacy and citizenship activities on Edmodo? In 2012 we partnered with the popular social network for teachers and students to create the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit, based on our free K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship […]

Allusions of Grandeur: Teaching Critical Thinking Through the Music of Josh Ritter

Allusions of Grandeur: Teaching Critical Thinking Through the Music of Josh Ritter

September 18th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Josh Ritter is the greatest songwriter in the universe. Some people might argue that choosing such a person is a subjective process, but trust me: this is just a fact. His style varies and the music does not fit neatly into any category, but it is all good. Ritter’s songs are poetic. His lyrics are […]

Mood Swings: Using Lyrics to Teach Contrasting Writing Concepts

Mood Swings: Using Lyrics to Teach Contrasting Writing Concepts

September 11th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Sometimes I can sneak up on my students like a metaphorical ninja and before they know it, I have dropped some literary terms into their brains. A throwing star of knowledge right in the face. Music is something that allows that to happen. They do not realize they are learning something as boring as literary […]

Top 5 Math and ELA-Based Apps

Top 5 Math and ELA-Based Apps

September 10th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, we introduced you to five creativity-based apps perfect for back-to-school. Today, we’d like to share five more, to supplement your Common Core lessons plans. Available on the Edmodo Store, each of the following apps is focused on Math or ELA, and helps make learning personal and fun—some are even games that students will never […]

Top 5 Creativity Apps for Your Classroom

Top 5 Creativity Apps for Your Classroom

September 9th, 2014 | 0 Comments

You know the power of Edmodo for streamlining student assignments and simplifying teaching with technology. Power up your lesson plans even further and ignite your students’ imaginations with these creativity-based apps from the Edmodo Store: 5. eduCanon Interactive Video Great for video lessons, gauging comprehension Price: Free Embed questions into online videos and transform content into an […]

Support Tip of the Week: Discover Where Your Students Stand in a Snap

Support Tip of the Week: Discover Where Your Students Stand in a Snap

September 8th, 2014 | 1 Comment

It’s a new school year, and even if you have brand new students, Edmodo is here to help you to start the year knowing exactly where your students stand on Common Core and other state standards. A pre-assessment at the beginning of a school, semester, or unit year paves the way for you to deliver […]

It’s Time to Bring Some Balance to Student Testing

It’s Time to Bring Some Balance to Student Testing

September 3rd, 2014 | 0 Comments

So which is it: “Tests are evil and the people who defend them are trying to hurt children and schools,” or “Tests are the only reliable information we have about student performance because you can’t trust anything else coming from schools”? Once the extreme views and character assassinations are left at the door, hopefully there […]

The Power of Edmodo and Small Groups

The Power of Edmodo and Small Groups

August 28th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just one student can change your life. One visually-impaired student and Edmodo changed my teaching. I have been using Edmodo for several years, but not until this year did I realize its power. Why did I choose Edmodo for my class and Armondo? It’s a safe learning platform, allows for the integration of  multimedia tools, is great for differentiated instruction, and acts […]

Calling All Students: Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

Calling All Students: Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

August 27th, 2014 | 0 Comments

What story would you tell? Ever dream of becoming an author? Want to create your own adventure? Want to see your imagination come alive on the page? We have a challenge just for you! School Library Journal, Edmodo, and In This Together Media want YOU to be the brains behind the next Kat McGee book. In her […]

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