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Digital Citizenship Week is Here

Digital Citizenship Week is Here

October 21st, 2014 | 0 Comments

Digital Citizenship Week is the perfect time for students, teachers, parents, and administrators to talk about online responsibility and appropriate conduct. To help foster these conversations, download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit we created in partnership with Common Sense Media, which includes activities and lessons that you can use to introduce digital citizenship concepts. Teaching […]

Register for the October 21 “Digital Age of Assessment” Webinar

Register for the October 21 “Digital Age of Assessment” Webinar

October 7th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Topic: Digital Literacy in the Age of Assessment Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 @ 4:00 pm EDT Host: Kate Baker, Edmodo Support Ambassador and teacher at Southern Regional High Kate Baker teaches 9th and 12th grade English classes at Southern Regional High in Manahawkin, New Jersey, and uses Edmodo to explore digital literacy and teach Common Core standards […]

Drawing Conclusions: How Weezer Helps Teach My Students About Inferences

Drawing Conclusions: How Weezer Helps Teach My Students About Inferences

October 2nd, 2014 | 0 Comments

My students know the concept of inferencing. They can define it for me. They can even tell me the difference in an inference and a simple observation. But when I looked at the data from last year’s test, I saw they performed poorly on questions that required inferencing. I know that I need to have […]

Calling All Teachers: Encourage Students to Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

Calling All Teachers: Encourage Students to Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

September 30th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you looking for a fun way to teach reading comprehension? Great research strategies? To get your kiddos interested in the world and get them published in the process? Here’s your chance! Edmodo, BiblioNasium, In This Together Media, and School Library Journal have joined forces for the #KidsCreateKatMcGee contest. To enter, break your students into […]

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 […]

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