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What’s Cooking for Thanksgiving?  How about the #KidsCreateKatMcGee Writing Contest!

What’s Cooking for Thanksgiving? How about the #KidsCreateKatMcGee Writing Contest!

November 20th, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is around the corner, bringing with it turkey, mashed potatoes and tons of free time for kids. Here’s a great way to mix reading with the holidays: the #KidsCreateKatMcGee writing contest hosted by Edmodo, BiblioNasium, School Library Journal and In This Together Media. The Menu: For starters—Read Kat McGee and the School of Christmas Spirit by Rebecca Munsterer. For the main […]

Top 5 Edmodo Connect Apps for iPad

Top 5 Edmodo Connect Apps for iPad

November 5th, 2014 | 0 Comments

To save valuable time in the classroom, Edmodo Connect allows teachers and students to log in to third-party website and mobile apps using their Edmodo credentials. This lets everyone in class access multiple sources of content quickly and easily with a single username and password, eliminating the need to manage a number of online account […]

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 […]

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