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How to Use NexxGen News During Class Downtime and Homeroom

By Guest Author April 10th, 2019

Three easy ways to keep your students focused while taking advantage of downtime Maybe you’ve heard that NexxGen News has already debuted on Edmodo. Or that NexxGen News makes weekly episodes with student-focused news segments — like the recent college admissions scandal. (Or maybe you haven’t...  

NexxGen News Debuts on Edmodo!

By Guest Author March 10th, 2019

Get free videos and news resources for your classroom or assignments, right on Edmodo. We’re excited to announce a partnership...  

4 Strategies on How to Add CREATIVITY to Your Lessons

By Guest Author February 28th, 2019

From Droodles to memes to presentations, Judi Holst gives you some new tips on bringing more creativity into your classroom....  

Building Computational Thinking with Edmodo

By Guest Author December 07th, 2018

Does Edmodo really help students learn computational thinking just by using it? by Brehaniea Wight  

How Social Learning Can Help Everyone in Your School

By Guest Author October 12th, 2018

Strengthen a sense of community across all stakeholders in the learning process and enable better learning. Photo by Jess Watters...  

Provide a Scalable PD Solution for Your Schools with Edmodo

By Guest Author September 28th, 2018

Make training more adaptive and exciting for schools in your network with Edmodo’s built-in PD features Photo by John Schnobrich...  

Seven New Ways to Use Edmodo for PD at Your School

By Guest Author September 26th, 2018

From badges to small groups, these teachers found ways to make PD fun and easy for their colleagues. Photo by rawpixel on ...  

Solving the Teacher Resource Problem

By Guest Author September 22nd, 2018

Find out how Edmodo can organize and revolutionize your school’s access to resources. There is a lot of bad teaching content out...  

5 Tips on How to Address Learner Variability in Your Classroom with Personalized Learning

By Guest Author September 10th, 2018

Nanda Krish of WiseWire explains how you can meet every student’s needs with a few small changes. Within any classroom is a wide...  

Enhance Communication Across Your School, District, or Department with Edmodo

By Guest Author September 07th, 2018

Discover how Edmodo can transform communication for everyone in your school community. Strengthen your community by improving...  

A Day in The Life of a Digital Convergence Facilitator

By Guest Author June 12th, 2018

After over 30 years as a teacher, I became a tech leader to help my fellow educators. by Sheryl Place  

The Global Search for Education: Keeping Up With The Machines

By Guest Author June 08th, 2018

This week, Charles Fadel joins us for a discussion on what human learners and curriculum designers have to do to stay on pace...  

The Global Search for Education: Educating India for a Digital Age

By Guest Author June 01st, 2018

This week, we welcome Vishal Talreja, Co-founder & CEO of Dream a Dream, helps children in India finish education and lead...  

Connecting Public Schools in Japan and Australia with Edmodo!

By Guest Author May 29th, 2018

At the end of 2017, two classrooms on different continents shared their cultural experiences with each other. Here’s how they...  

The Global Search for Education: The Holistic Approach

By Guest Author May 25th, 2018

How do you teach children cognitive and emotional competencies? The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to...  

The Global Search for Education: Keeping Gender at the Forefront — Millennial Bloggers Weigh In

By Guest Author May 18th, 2018

The GSE’s Millennial bloggers share their thoughts about what gender equality really means and how it can change education for...  

How to Use Project-Based Learning in a Flipped Classroom

By Guest Author May 16th, 2018

Save time, work with students directly, and deliver feedback quickly with this new paradigm. by Nanda Krish  

Five Editor-Approved Tips for Media Literacy in Any Class

By Guest Author May 14th, 2018

Fact-checking and looking for bias are no longer just skills needed in journalism class or at the school paper. by Stephanie Vatz  

The Global Search for Education: Are You as Good as Your Robot?

By Guest Author May 11th, 2018

We invited Stuart Elliott and Dirk Van Damme to discuss the results of a study comparing computer skills with humans. The Global...  

The Global Search for Education: Yes They’re Ready to Teach in the Fourth Industrial Revolution!

By Guest Author May 04th, 2018

This week, we welcome six internationally recognized Global Teacher Prize finalists to discuss their vision of the future. The...  

The Global Search for Education: Escuela Nueva Has Much to Teach Us

By Guest Author April 27th, 2018

This week, we welcome Vicky Colbert, founder and director of Fundación Escuela Nueva. “There are many important facets of the...  

6 Ideas for Using Technology in the Classroom

By Guest Author April 23rd, 2018

Try these beginning tips for integrating technology into the overall learning experience. by Joel Lee  

The Global Search for Education: Get Ready for Earth Day

By Guest Author April 20th, 2018

This week, the Millennial Bloggers share their insights on teaching Climate Change to a new generation. According to the Paris...  

The Global Search For Education: Policy, Politics, People and the Impact of Globalization

By Guest Author April 13th, 2018

“Globalization, the increasing diversity of our populations, the consolidation of the knowledge-based society, and the increase...  

The Global Search for Education: I Believe I Can Grow

By Guest Author April 06th, 2018

This week, we welcome Carol Dweck and discuss her research on encouraging children to have a growth mindset. “The important thing...  

The Top 10 Questions Parents Have About The Flipped Classroom — And Their Answers

By Guest Author April 05th, 2018

Parents are taking a keen interest in the ins and outs of inverted learning. Here’s what you need to know. (Today’s guest post...  

A Look Into The Student Mind: Understanding Performance Across Grades (Part 5)

By Guest Author March 30th, 2018

In our final entry, we take a look at how learning changes as students grow in their education. This article is Part 5 in a...  

The Global Search for Education: Math Is Beautiful

By Guest Author March 30th, 2018

We welcome Daniel Kunin as he discusses teaching statistics and probability to generations growing up in the age of data. “The...  

The Global Search For Education: Impact of Globalization on the North and South Divide

By Guest Author March 23rd, 2018

Brahm Fleisch explains the inequality in Education between the Global South and the Global North “The pressures in systems in the...  

A Look Into the Student Mind: Balancing the Stakes (Part 4)

By Guest Author March 22nd, 2018

Discover how students thrive and struggle depending on pressure in the testing environment. This article is Part 4 in a five-part...  

The Global Search for Education: What are We Doing about Student Well-Being?

By Guest Author March 16th, 2018

Something needs to be done about student well-being globally. Today students face many different environmental, social and...  

Classroom Technology Fails Too Many Students. Here’s How to Change That.

By Guest Author March 16th, 2018

ThinkStock Photos/Oksana Rusalova Talk to a group of teachers and they’re likely to have strong opinions about the pros and cons...  

Why You Should Bring National Reading Month to Your School

By Guest Author March 13th, 2018

Find out how students can benefit from these easy ways to incorporate reading across the school. School administrators spend...  

Using Whole Child Development to Grow Emotional Intelligence

By Guest Author February 28th, 2018

Laura Seuschek explains how teaching the whole child can help foster empathy and community impact in students. Systems of...  

It’s On Us: Why We Need to Advocate Whole Child Development

By Guest Author February 15th, 2018

It’s on us now — even more than before. It’s why we teach. We teach to prepare our children and youth for society, for life. We...  

How to Enable Online Global Collaboration in Your Learning Environment

By Guest Author February 06th, 2018

Julie Lindsay walks you through the benefits of connecting your class to another one across the world. There are two important...  

A Look Into The Student Mind: Teaching Concepts, Not Formulas (Part 3)

By Guest Author January 16th, 2018

This article is Part 3 in a five-part series. Find the previous articles here: Part 1. Part 2.  

7 Ways to Teach and Raise Children who Give, Share, and Care

By Guest Author January 10th, 2018

Grounded in academics and linked to real life, Learning to Give provides lessons, resources, and support to guide K-12 teachers...  

Code to Inspire: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Can Begin with Empty Hands!

By Guest Author December 14th, 2017

Fereshteh Forough tells the story of how she put engineering tools in the hands of young women. Were you born as a refugee? Have...  

Crunch Time! 10 Tips on Using Edmodo for Test Review

By Guest Author December 08th, 2017

Edmodian Hsuanwei Fan gives you quick and easy tips on how you can use Edmodo to simplify your exam reviews. It’s exam season!...  

We’re Partnering with Clever to Give Districts Automatic Digital Classrooms!

By Guest Author November 20th, 2017

As the world’s leading global education network, we’re announcing a new partnership with Clever to give millions of teachers,...  

Empowering Parents and Families to Partner in Their Child’s Education

By Guest Author November 16th, 2017

Bibb Hubbard has dedicated her career to helping ensure all students are prepared for life after high school. She founded...  

A Look Into The Student Mind: The Right Logic for the Wrong Answer (Part 2)

By Guest Author November 10th, 2017

This article is Part 2 in a five-part series. Find Part 1 here.  

5 Reasons Why Project Based Learning Will Get Your School Ahead of the Curve

By Guest Author October 20th, 2017

Nanda Krish is Executive Chairman & CEO of Wisewire, a learning experience design company that develops smart technology...  

A Look Into The Student Mind: Learning How Students Think (Part 1)

By Guest Author October 15th, 2017

Interested in discussing these findings with other teachers? Follow the Edmodo Topic for this series!  

5 Tips to Help Students Become Good Digital Communicators

By Guest Author October 13th, 2017

Susan M. Bearden is the author of Digital Citizenship: A Community-Based Approach, published as part of the Corwin Connected...  

Hazy On Homework? Parents Speak Out On Staying In The Know.

By Guest Author October 04th, 2017

As the debate continues on exactly how much homework to give students, the fact remains that homework isn’t going away. Your...  

3 BIG Reasons Teachers Prefer Edmodo with Google Apps

By Guest Author September 08th, 2017

Many teachers are being asked to use Google Classroom as part of their district’s Chromebook initiative. But teachers always know...  

How to Increase Student Participation Through Mobile Devices

By Guest Author August 31st, 2017

Ken Rhie is the CEO of Trumpia, which earned a reputation as the most complete SMS solution including user-friendly user...  

Join Millions Around the Globe for the 4th Annual Character Day on Sept. 13th!

By Guest Author August 30th, 2017

Tiffany Shlain is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, founder of The Webby Awards, co-founder of The International Academy of Digital...  

Three Ways to Empower Your Students in 2017

By Guest Author August 25th, 2017

The new school year is here, and you might already be feeling overwhelmed. Not to worry! There’s plenty of great classroom tips...  

Use Edmodo with Google Apps or Office 365 to Teach More

By Guest Author August 11th, 2017

Many teachers ask whether they should still use Edmodo if they’re using Microsoft and Google. The answer is a resounding, YES!...  

Keeping Parents Connected to Class in 2017

By Guest Author August 04th, 2017

Getting parents involved can be one of the biggest challenges for a teacher. The benefits of keeping parents connected are clear:...  

Edmodo’s Best Classroom Features For 2017

By Guest Author July 21st, 2017

Edmodo makes all your school communications easier. Our classroom experience is one of the reasons teachers rely on Edmodo year...  

Edmodo’s Best New Features for the New School Year

By Guest Author July 14th, 2017

Every year, millions of teachers use Edmodo as the core communications platform for their school community. Why? The benefits are...  

How SMS Texting Can Be Used Effectively in the Classroom

By Guest Author June 22nd, 2017

Ken Rhie is the CEO of Trumpia, which earned a reputation as the most complete SMS solution including user-friendly user...  

Edmodo Featured in Microsoft’s Education Apps for Windows Roundup

By Guest Author June 13th, 2017

Did you hear? Edmodo was recently showcased alongside other apps in Microsoft’s collection of Education software for Windows!...  

Three Ways Edmodo Appreciates Teachers!

By Guest Author May 03rd, 2017

Edmodo is always listening to teachers because we want to create the platform that’s most useful for you! We’ve been hard at work...  

19 International Scholarships for College Students This Year

By Guest Author April 19th, 2017

Gloria Kopp is an educator and an e-learning consultant from Manville city. She graduated from the University of Wyoming and...  

How to Use a Blog to Improve a Student’s Education

By Guest Author April 18th, 2017

Matt Banner is a seasoned blogger and entrepreneur with a decade of experience in the online world of blogging, SEO, and...  

How EdmodoCon Changed The Lives Of Three Educators

By Guest Author April 13th, 2017

During our preparations for EdmodoCon 2017 (which is still open for speakers!) we decided to ask previous EdmodoCon participants...  

Edmodo Ambassadors of the Year 2016

By Guest Author March 29th, 2017

We’re excited to announce our ambassadors of the Year for 2016! Edmodo Ambassadors have a hugely valuable role in the Edmodo...  

The Case for Being There

By Guest Author March 09th, 2017

Alyssa Vigil is the Community Program Manager at Edmodo. She’s a passionate amplifier of the teacher voice in EdTech and...  

Four Exciting Resources for Women’s History Month

By Guest Author February 23rd, 2017

March is approaching and that means Women’s History Month is nearly here. This is a fantastic time to shed some light on women’s...  

Connecting Parents and Edmodo

By Guest Author February 21st, 2017

Cynthia Brawner is a National Board Certified Teacher who, after 20 plus years, continues to teach third-grade in a large urban...  

Should You Set Up a Virtual Allowance for Your Child?

By Guest Author February 16th, 2017

Virtual Allowance sounds like a buzzword or something out of science fiction, but it’s actually a useful tool for parents to help...  

Using Mobile Devices on Excursions & Field Trips

By Guest Author February 14th, 2017

Damien Burke is a Technology and Applied Studies teacher and Head of Faculty in Western Sydney, Australia who began using Edmodo...  

Why I Became an Edmodo Ambassador

By Guest Author February 07th, 2017

Simon Withey is a Computer Science Teacher, Edmodo Certified Trainer, Ambassador and Luminary, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator,...  

5 Problems Athletics Instructors Face at Inner City Schools

By Guest Author February 02nd, 2017

Carrie Snyder-Renfro currently teaches Family & Consumer Science and Career & Technology Education to 7–12th grade students at a...  

3 Major Benefits of School-Based Sports

By Guest Author January 31st, 2017

Seifedine Kadry is an associate professor of applied mathematics and department head at American University of the Middle East....  

6 Things I Didn’t Know About Blended Learning (and 1 I Did)

By Guest Author January 25th, 2017

Julia Gitis is a Product Manager at Edmodo. She taught at Leadership Public Schools in Richmond, CA and serves on the board of...  

Have the Most Productive Year Ever on Edmodo

By Guest Author January 11th, 2017

It’s easy to casually mention that you’re planning on being “more productive” in the new year, but actually being more productive...  

15 Eye-Opening Ways Teachers Use Edmodo Today

By Guest Author September 01st, 2016

Sure, Edmodo is an excellent way to keep teachers and students connected. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg. You’ll find...  

N-n-n-n-nervous about day one? Check out 14 fun activities for that first day of class.

By Guest Author August 19th, 2016

Whether you’re a first-time teacher or a seasoned educator, getting the year off on the right foot is certainly something to...  

Access to Education from Home or Hospital Bed: A Conversation with WSAPC

By Guest Author December 23rd, 2015

Here at Edmodo, we understand the power of connecting students — especially in unexpected ways — to the resources and people that...  

Paving the Road to Success in Education

By Guest Author May 28th, 2015

When I think about how far education has come over the past 25 years, I feel both encouraged by progress and overwhelmed by the...  

Is Parental Involvement Important to Student Learning? Edmodo Teachers Say, “Yes!”

By Guest Author April 29th, 2015

Eighth grade teacher Lynn Woods of Virginia Beach believes that preparing students for the future involves arming them not only...  

Using Edmodo for Exit Tickets and Other Formative Assessment

By Guest Author April 16th, 2014

This is a guest post from Kelly Croy, 7th grade Language Arts teacher at Oak Harbor Middle School. The post was originally...  

Calculate the Perfect Collaboration Equation on Edmodo

By Guest Author February 20th, 2014

This is a guest post by Steve Weissburg, a high school mathematics teacher at Ithaca Senior High School in Ithaca, New York....  

Tips & Tricks: Safeguarding Your Groups

By Guest Author October 24th, 2013

In celebration of Digital Citizenship Week, here are some best practices to ensure your Edmodo experience remains a safe and...  

Updated Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media

By Guest Author October 17th, 2013

Last year, we partnered with Common Sense Media to create a new resource for educators: the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit,...  

Teacher Katharine Hale Shares How She Uses Role Playing To Engage Students

By Guest Author May 23rd, 2013

This is a guest post from Katharine Hale, 5th grade teacher at Abingdon Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia.  

Going Paperless with Edmodo

By Guest Author April 30th, 2013

This is a guest post from Melissa Butler, a 6th grade Language Arts teacher from South Orange, New Jersey.  

Using Edmodo Quizzes for Personalized Learning

By Guest Author January 29th, 2013

This is a guest post from Sharon Casadei, a 7th grade teacher in North Wales, Pennsylvania. The full version of her post can be...  

Differentiating Homework Using Edmodo

By Guest Author January 22nd, 2013

This is a guest post from Jimmy Sapia, a 4th grade teacher at Springdale Elementary School in Stamford, Connecticut. The full...  

Teacher Testimonial: Why Our Students Love Edmodo

By Guest Author August 31st, 2010

We have seen incredible success with Edmodo because we saw it as our school’s best chance to connect all of the disparate parts....