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Join the Election Insights Community

Edmodo is pleased to announce the launch of the Election Insights Community! This is an exciting new resource for you to help your students understand the election process and follow the presidential debates. The Election Insights Community will provide you access to new insights and the tools you need to engage your students, including: Access […]

CommunitiesStudents - Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012


Election 2012: 3 Ways to Engage Students through Edmodo

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 […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesStudents - Posted on Monday, September 24th, 2012


Election 2012: Debate Activities for all Subject Areas

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. […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesStudents - Posted on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012


Election 2012: Polling Students via Edmodo

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 […]

CommunitiesStudents - Posted on Wednesday, October 10th, 2012


Election 2012: 12 Questions to Engage Students in the Debate

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 […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesStudents - Posted on Friday, October 19th, 2012


Edmodo Votes 2012

As this election season comes to a close we’ve been hearing how you’ve been using Edmodo to bring the debates and politics alive in the classroom – from Language Arts to Social Studies, getting students to participate can offer great learning opportunities and encourage them to be active citizens in the future! Some of you […]

Communities - Posted on Thursday, October 25th, 2012


The Election and the Student Perspective

Last month we launched our Election Insight’s Community and during the past eight weeks educators have been using the community as a resource to help teach their students about the democratic process, civic responsibility and what it means to be a well-informed citizen. Through the community we’ve learned about the interesting ways educators are talking about the […]

CommunitiesNews & Events - Posted on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012


Students Cast Their Vote for President

Last week, we launched Edmodo Votes as a way for your students to participate in this year’s election. We asked Edmodo educators to poll their students, in advance of election day, on who they think should be our next president. Today, the results are in! Votes have been tallied and the following shows the breakdown […]

CommunitiesNews & EventsStudents - Posted on Monday, November 5th, 2012