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We now have a documentation wiki

One of the things we have been lacking is documentation about Edmodo and how to use it.  So we have just setup a wiki at http://wiki.edmodo.com. We currently have 4 guides posted and we will be posting more. Teacher Quickstart Guide Student Quickstart Guide Posting to Edmodo Upload an Avatar If you have any tips […]

General - Posted on Monday, September 22nd, 2008

You can now edit posts on Edmodo!!!

We just pushed out our #1 requested feature: you can now edit posts! This shouldn’t need much more explanation than you click the edit link on posts you have created, edit your post, and save. Please let us know if you have any problems.

FeaturesGeneral - Posted on Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

You can now search within Edmodo

One of the critical features missing from Edmodo was the ability to search your posts.  We can finally say that this has been corrected as the search feature was rolled out quietly last week.  Search works based on which group’s posts you are viewing at the time of the search.  If you’re viewing the “everything” […]

FeaturesGeneral - Posted on Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Edmodo 3.0 Feature Highlights

Notable Edmodo 3.0 features Realtime updates – Edmodo time-line auto-refreshes Threaded replies, replies are now underneath each post instead of sent to the top of the timeline and treated like a new post. New caching system – Speed when clicking items is now super fast Archive feature – ability for teachers to archive their groups […]

Features - Posted on Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Edmodo document viewer now online

UPDATE: Edmodo document viewer is back online. We just activated a new feature on Edmodo called the doc viewer.  The Edmodo doc viewer allows you to view certain document formats inside your browser, without having to download the file and open the document in an external application.  The following formats are currently supported: doc – […]

Features - Posted on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Top 10 embeddable resources for Teachers

Today I was thinking about what were the top 10 social media sites teachers were using.  Then it hit me that I could just analyze the Edmodo database and see what sites are most popular among our users.  So here you have it, the top 10 embeddable resources that teachers are using on Edmodo. Youtube […]

General - Posted on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Women’s History Month: Michelle Obama, Empowering Potential

Throughout history, women have played a vital role in shaping our educational system. From Clara Barton, the person responsible for our nation’s first public school, and Mary McLeod Bethune, educator and president of the National Association of Colored People, the impact of women in education continues today. Of the nearly three million full-time elementary teachers […]

General - Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Women’s History Month: Anne Sullivan, Changing Perceptions

We’re all familiar with Helen Keller’s achievements, but how does a person left deaf, blind, and mute from an illness learn to communicate and read Braille? And eventually author books and advocate for the blind, among other impressive feats even for someone without disabilities? Meet Anne Sullivan. After a serendipitous reading of Charles Dickens led […]

GeneralTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Women’s History Month: Maria Montessori, Breaking Barriers

A Montessori education focuses on the independence, observation, following, correcting, environment, and retention of children. The groundbreaking (and sometimes controversial) method could be described as a mix of science, medicine, and education—a reflection of its founder, Maria Montessori, whose own education began with a desire to be an engineer, then grew into a career as a […]

General - Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Women’s History Month: Nadia Boulanger, Composing Comprehension

While honoring the contributions of women throughout history, it’s important to note that March is also “Music in Our Schools” month. In recognition of both, we want to celebrate one woman’s commitment to getting students in tune with their own rhythm. Born into four generations of the French Conservatory, Nadia Boulanger was the first woman […]

General - Posted on Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Paving the Road to Success in Education

When I think about how far education has come over the past 25 years, I feel both encouraged by progress and overwhelmed by the possibilities, for we have so much further to go. The way I reconcile these feelings is knowing that while we have a great deal of work to do, we’re taking the […]

GeneralNews & EventsParentsSchools & DistrictsStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

The Global Search for Education: The New UN Agenda — What Is the Role of Education?

The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s nations. Look for a new post every Friday and join the Global Search for Education […]

FeaturesGeneralNews & EventsParentsSchools & DistrictsTeachers - Posted on Friday, October 9th, 2015

5 EdTech Takeaways from 2015 Superintendent-of-the-Year Katrise Perera

Last week, we had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. A. Katrise Perera, National Association of School Superintendents (NASS) 2015 Superintendent-of-the-Year winner, about her experience in education and future trends in EdTech. Katrise shared five takeaways: Technology increases student engagement, and that alone accelerates learning in and of itself.  If students are engaged in the […]

General - Posted on Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

The Global Search for Education: Learning for a New World

The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s nations. Look for a new post every Friday and join the Global Search for Education […]

General - Posted on Friday, January 1st, 2016

Microsoft and Edmodo: A Match Made in Heaven

It was love at first “site” back in August 2015 when Edmodo combined it’s education network with Microsoft’s best-in-class productivity tools through a deep integration of Microsoft Office Online & Office 365. This fully integrated solution empowers students and teachers to create and collaborate online, which in turn levels the playing field for students and […]

General - Posted on Sunday, February 14th, 2016

The Force is Awakened in Teachers Using Open Educational Resources

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a resource sharing platform was born on Edmodo. It was a period of content overload. Decoy content was infiltrating classrooms, and imperial troops prevented teachers from obtaining high-quality web-based resources.   Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters, led by Edmodo Spotlight, […]

General - Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Three Ways Educators Can Help Prepare a Globally Competent Generation

The most powerful argument I’ve seen for global education is the recent hate speech and xenophobic rhetoric emanating from the presidential campaign trail. Across the country, from our classrooms to our dinner tables to the streets of our communities, we’ve seen the ripple effect reflected in conversations around race relations, refugee resettlement, and religious freedom. […]

General - Posted on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Dear Teachers: You talked, We listened.

Dear teachers, Over the last couple weeks the Edmodo Spotlight team has conducted back to back video interviews with teachers around the globe. We talked to amazing educators across subjects, grade levels, and geographies- from math teachers in Dubai, to science teachers in Los Angeles, to art teachers in North Carolina, to English teachers in […]

General - Posted on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Alternative Testing Formats Reveal Higher Math Comprehension in Girls

At Edmodo, we are turning traditional quiz taking on it’s head. We recently created Edmodo Play, our student-facing quiz offering. The testing structure empowers students by giving them control of their learning outcomes through a flexible gamification format. For our first-foray into self-initiated quizzes, we provided middle school students with the opportunity to engage with […]

General - Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2016

Road to EdmodoCon 2016: Meet Speaker Rashenah Walker, Curriculum Coordinator

Throughout July, the Edmodo blog will feature EdmodoCon 2016 speakers. For our sixth installment, meet Curriculum Coordinator Rashenah Walker, who uses  Edmodo to not only flip classrooms in her school, but to expand her professional learning community.  Rashenah  covers ways to make connections and use Edmodo Spotlight to “Develop a Professional Learning Environment.”  Be sure to register for EdmodoCon […]

GeneralTeachers - Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Road to EdmodoCon 2016: Panel – Supporting The Whole Student

Throughout July, the Edmodo blog will feature EdmodoCon 2016 speakers. For our seventh installment, meet the four panelists of The “Supporting the Whole Student” panel: Kathleen Dunne, School Counselor and GSA Advisory, Chassie Selouane, Teacher, Scott Meile, English Teacher, and Fredy Alexander Duque Sánchez, Tech Specialist. This panel includes short presentations from the speakers on how they use Edmodo […]

General - Posted on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016