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Election 2012: 12 Questions to Engage Students in the Debate

Election 2012: 12 Questions to Engage Students in the Debate

October 19th, 2012 | 12 Comments

The final presidential debate takes place on Monday and today we’ve got 12 sample questions you can ask your students before the debate! Choose one or more of the following questions and post them in your Edmodo group for students to respond to. If you have additional ideas to share, or you want to access more […]

Election 2012: Polling Students via Edmodo

Election 2012: Polling Students via Edmodo

October 10th, 2012 | 5 Comments

The next presidential debate is tomorrow evening! This second round of debates will feature Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan. To help you get your students involved and spark discussion in the classroom, we’ve put together directions on how to poll your students (a great way to engage them before, during and after […]

Wondering Coast to Coast: A Read Aloud Project

Wondering Coast to Coast: A Read Aloud Project

October 4th, 2012 | 6 Comments

Edmodo is a great way to connect your students for a book club or read aloud and today we’d like to spotlight a project from the Edmodo Community doing just that. Wonder, by RJ Palacio, is a story of a young boy with a deformity which prevents him from going to a mainstream school until […]

Vote for Your Favorite SXSWedu Proposals

Vote for Your Favorite SXSWedu Proposals

October 2nd, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last month we asked our community to submit proposals for SXSWedu, and submit you did! There are several great submissions this year and now you have the ability to vote for the ones you’d like to see! The SXSW PanelPicker tool allows conference attendees to browse all of these ideas, leave comments, and vote on the sessions they […]

Election 2012: Debate Activities for all Subject Areas

Election 2012: Debate Activities for all Subject Areas

October 2nd, 2012 | 10 Comments

The presidential debates start this Wednesday, October 3, and we’ve pulled together activities for each subject area to help you engage students. All activities and resources are listed in our Election Insights Community, with a few samples highlighted below. Join the community and view the “Collection” area for additional resources. Please share your favorites as well. […]

5 Tips for Parents Getting Started with Edmodo

5 Tips for Parents Getting Started with Edmodo

September 27th, 2012 | 16 Comments

Parent accounts are a great way for parents to observe and stay up to date with their child’s Edmodo activities. With more and more parents signing up for Edmodo, we wanted to provide additional information and tips on how to get started, as well as our most frequently asked questions from parents. 5 Tips to Help […]

NoRedInk Wins Innovation Challenge; Launches Free Edmodo App

NoRedInk Wins Innovation Challenge; Launches Free Edmodo App

September 25th, 2012 | 2 Comments

Exciting news from Education Nation this morning as NoRedInk, coached by Edmodo COO Crystal Hutter, won the 2012 Citi Innovation Challenge. The challenge features three teams of young innovators from around the U.S. who compete in a series of trials. NoRedInk was recognized as the team with the best solution for improving education and was awarded $75,000 in this morning’s pitch competition […]

Election 2012: 3 Ways to Engage Students through Edmodo

Election 2012: 3 Ways to Engage Students through Edmodo

September 24th, 2012 | 1 Comment

Edmodo is a great platform to engage your students in this year’s electoral process. Take advantage of the following features to help you integrate election-related activities: 1. Polls Use the Edmodo polling feature to gauge your students on select topics. Sample polling questions include: Which issue do you think is the most important for this […]

National School Speed Test

National School Speed Test

September 21st, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last week, the non-profit organization EducationSuperHighway launched the National School Speed Test in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Education to take an inventory of the state of Internet access in America’s K-12 schools. Their objective is to collect 1 million responses (10 per school) on the ACTUAL performance of the Internet in our classrooms […]

Download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media

Download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media

September 19th, 2012 | 3 Comments

Today, Edmodo is excited to announce a partnership with Common Sense Media, a national non-profit dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology. As part of our partnership, we have created  a new resource for educators, the “Digital Citizenship Starter Kit,” which includes a series of activities and lessons designed to […]

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