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The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender

The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender

April 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments

PISA’s just published report – The ABC of Gender Equality in Education: Aptitude, Behaviour, Confidence – gives a much needed update on the status of gender in education today. Since the 1960s, the average number of years of schooling has been roughly equivalent for men and women in the industrialized world. This boost in female […]

Help Students Position Themselves Today for a Successful Tomorrow

Help Students Position Themselves Today for a Successful Tomorrow

April 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments

High school teachers and counselors are involved in vital work: preparing students for college and adult life. But with all the pressure to deliver lessons that meet Common Core and state standards, ensure students have the courses they need to graduate and be eligible for college, and stay on top of administrative responsibilities, it’s hard […]

The Global Search for Education: United States and Finland – Why are they so great?

The Global Search for Education: United States and Finland – Why are they so great?

April 3rd, 2015 | 0 Comments

A little over 4 decades ago, Finland transformed its education system as part of the country’s economic recovery plan. Finnish students had become the best young readers by the time the 2000 Program for International Student Assessment (a global standardized test for 15-year-olds) results were published. Three years later, Finnish students led global students in […]

Celebrating the White House Science Fair and All STEM Teachers

Celebrating the White House Science Fair and All STEM Teachers

March 23rd, 2015 | 0 Comments

The White House is hosting its annual Science Fair today to celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. As strong advocates of STEM education, we’re proud to announce that the White House has highlighted our efforts in its official press release today. […]

Why You Should Apply to Speak at This Year’s EdmodoCon

Why You Should Apply to Speak at This Year’s EdmodoCon

March 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments

While presenting at EdmodoCon 2014, I heard Nathan Garvin discuss two kinds of teachers:  Doomsday Preppers and Cliff Divers. When the EdmodoCon call for presentations arrived in my email inbox, blinking at me oh-so-slyly, I dove in (cliff diver) and began to craft my proposal. My son helped me create a video that defined the […]

EdmodoCon 2015: Call for Speakers

EdmodoCon 2015: Call for Speakers

February 18th, 2015 | 0 Comments

Want to share your Edmodo experiences with our global community at EdmodoCon 2015? We’re looking for people who want to share their expertise and inspire educators, classrooms, schools, and districts around the world. Last year, EdmodoCon had over 44,000 educators from 174 countries interested in learning new ways to integrate technology in their 21st century […]

Edmodo and Cambridge University Press Partner to Bring Snapshot to UK Schools

Edmodo and Cambridge University Press Partner to Bring Snapshot to UK Schools

February 10th, 2015 | 0 Comments

At BETT 2015, an international education technology tradeshow held annually in London, Edmodo announced a strategic partnership with Cambridge University Press, the publishing business of the University of Cambridge and the world’s oldest publisher. Through this joint venture, Edmodo will be helping Cambridge University Press bring premier educational content and technology to schools in the […]

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye: One Teacher’s Ballad to His First School

It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye: One Teacher’s Ballad to His First School

December 29th, 2014 | 1 Comment

I’m a sensitive guy. I try to hide it behind a deflecting mask of sarcasm and cynicism, but it’s there. I’m always just one returning-soldier-surprising-his-kids-at-school YouTube video away from sobbing like a baby. When I was in high school, I had to tape the Wonder Years finale and watch it late at night after everyone […]

Welcome Vibhu Mittal as CEO of Edmodo

Welcome Vibhu Mittal as CEO of Edmodo

December 22nd, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we close another successful year and prepare to enter a new one, I’m excited to share that Vibhu Mittal has been named Chief Executive Officer of Edmodo. Previously the Chief Technology Officer for the company, Vibhu has made many significant contributions to Edmodo, and I’m thrilled to have him lead the team. Edmodo has […]

A Look Back at 2014: We Had the Most Wonderful Time This Year

A Look Back at 2014: We Had the Most Wonderful Time This Year

December 17th, 2014 | 29 Comments

This winter, we’re staying warm with all the memories you’ve given us over the past twelve months. To celebrate you and everything you do, here’s a special poem as an end of year “Thank You” to all of our educators. It’s the most wonderful time of the year With no more kids yelling Or anyone […]

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