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Edmodo Flips Snapchat for Teachers and Students 👻

There’s nothing that Edmodians like more than learning something new. We live and breathe the cross-section between, social interaction and education. At its core, Edmodo is a tool developed to bridge the gap between how students live their lives and how they learn in school. But creating connections and learning opportunities is just the beginning. […]

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Ahora Edmodo está en Snapchat🔥

No hay nada que nos gusta más a los Edmodians que aprender algo nuevo. Vivimos y respiramos la sección entre, la interacción social y la educación. En su parte central Edmodo, es una herramienta desarrollada para cerrar la brecha entre cómo estudiantes viven sus vidas y cómo aprenden en la escuela. Pero la creación de […]

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The Global Search for Education: WHAT Knowledge?

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 week and join the Global Search for Education […]

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The Global Search for Education: Migration – The Millennial Bloggers

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 week and join the Global Search for Education […]

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Show What You Know with Edmodo on Global Collaboration Day

How can educators and organizations creatively use the Edmodo platform to facilitate globally connected teaching and learning? On September 15th, we’re asking Edmodo users to show what they know and collaborate with others online. Global Collaboration Day is an opportunity for experienced global educators to help more students and teachers to connect virtually. Edmodo is […]

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Come Explore With Us at ISTE 2016

Making the trek to ISTE this year? At Edmodo, we are awakening our inner explorers, and we hope that you’ll join us on the adventure in Denver! There are lots of chances for our journeys to intertwine between June 26th and 29th: Visit Edmodo in Booth #2331 Stop by and introduce yourself—we love meeting fellow explorers face-to-face! While you’re […]

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#EdmodoGlobal Twitter Chat: Global Collaborative Learning on Edmodo

In the modern learning environment every global educator needs a generic toolbox for connecting themselves and their students with the world. It is either not possible or more problematic to create viable global connections and foster collaborations using a school learning management system or tools such as Google classroom or Moodle. It is imperative tools […]

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Go Global with Edmodo at #ISTE16

We believe in the importance of connecting classrooms to the world; Edmodo is a global education network that helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential. In April, Edmodo was pleased to host the first Global Leadership Summit at our headquarters in San Mateo, California. If you missed […]

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4 Takeaways from Global Leadership Week

Global Education is more popular than ever, and district and school leaders are essential in providing sustained and equitable solutions. In April, Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon co-hosted hosted the first Global Leadership Week Summit at Edmodo in San Mateo, California, to examine what this form of leadership looks like. Three panels (videos below) explored how […]

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EdmodoCon 2016: Register Today

The end of the school year is fast approaching, and at Edmodo’s headquarters, that can only mean one thing: EdmodoCon is on the horizon! As you plan your summer professional development, be sure to mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 2 and Wednesday, August 3, because EdmodoCon registration is officially open! EdmodoCon is an annual, […]

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The Global Search for Education: An Interview with Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi

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 week and join the Global Search for Education […]

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The Global Search for Education: Health and Higher Achievement

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine – John Martin

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Good Jobs Are Back for College Graduates

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: 12 Teacher Bloggers Discuss If Social Media Plays a Role in Managing a Successful Classroom

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 […]

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Edmodo Goes to the White House!

We’re excited that today Edmodo CEO Vibhu Mittal is at the White House for the Open Education Symposium held by the U.S. Department of Education. At the event, he’ll be presenting Edmodo Spotlight, our teacher-curated resource sharing platform, to the various education leaders in attendance as part of our ongoing commitment to open education. The […]

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Edmodo: The Glue That Connects Us All

I believe many people think of using the Internet to collaborate with teachers in other countries around the world. I may do that someday, but there are just too few hours in the day to start that phase of my Edmodo progression. I’ve yet to leave the ‘safety’ of my school community, but even within […]

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The Global Search for Education: A Global Education for All

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Gender, Gender, Gender – do we get it?

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 […]

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Global Collaboration: Beyond Classroom Borders

So what exactly is global collaboration you ask? That’s a great question. In our ever-connected world, this is a term that has become widely popular in recent times. Global collaboration is interacting with others online using either synchronous or asynchronous platforms. These include online interactions like on Edmodo, or real-time encounters using a video-based platform […]

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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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Teaching in a Global 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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Can Tech Help Students Learn?

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 […]

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Celebrating Global Collaboration Day With Edmodo

This Thursday, September 17th, marks the celebration of Global Collaboration Day (GCD), an event put on by the organizers of the annual Global Education Conference (GEC), to support connections and collaboration among students, teachers, and organizations. As an event partner, Edmodo is showing its support by encouraging teachers to organize activities on the platform that […]

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The Global Search for Education: Is this the Age of the Arts?

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: Reform Practices in Poland

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: 21st Century Skills from the Middle East

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: How to Lead Well

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015 Wrap-Up: Express Yourself and Let Your Successes Shine

Thanks to our global community of education superheroes, we just completed another successful EdmodoCon! With nine sessions and over nine hours of free professional development, we look forward to seeing how you supercharge your classrooms in the weeks and months ahead. Product News & Updates To add to the countless ideas highlighted by our presenters […]

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The Global Search for Education: Vibhu Mittal and Michael Horn Discuss How Tech Is Changing 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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Now Streaming Live

The world’s largest virtual edtech event is underway! CEO Vibhu Mittal is about to take the stage to share what we have in store for Edmodo and to announce this year’s Edmodie Award winners. Watch it live. Save 20% on Edmodo Gear Speaking of stores, everything in the Edmodo Shop is 20% off today when […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: 5 Ways to Get Ready for Tomorrow’s Event

It’s the final countdown! With only 24 hours left before EdmodoCon, here are a few tips to help you prepare for that 7:00 am PDT kickoff.   Register to Attend. Seems obvious, we know, but it’s very possible you might still be in vacation mode. You’ll automatically be entered to win an Edmodo superhero cape!* […]

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The Global Search for Education: 7 Teachers on 7 Continents #EdChat on #EdTech

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kari Salomon

While earning a Bachelor’s in Middle Grades Education from Brenau University and a Master’s in EdTech from the University of West Georgia, Kari Salomon knew she wanted to use Science to change the world. Today, she does that one child at a time as a middle school teacher for Gwinnett County Public Schools, where she […]

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The Global Search for Education: 12 Teacher Bloggers Discuss How to Reduce Bullying

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Randy Fairfield

Randy Fairfield teaches Language Arts and Social Studies to a diverse student population, and over the past seven years, has worked with migrants learning English, students at-risk of dropping out, and students being homeschooled. To further his practice, Fairfield’s Master’s Degree in Teaching will soon be accompanied by a National Board Certification. His passion for […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kathy Pittinger

Before becoming a teacher, Kathy Pittinger earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, got a Master’s from the American Graduate School of International Management, and spent 15 years working in international business in the Caribbean. A lifelong learner, Pittinger now focuses on giving students the tools and strategies they need to explore the […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Choins

During his 16-year teaching career, John Choins has worked in both public and private schools in the Waco, Texas area. For the last 11 years, he’s taught middle school math, including algebra, to regular and pre-AP math students, and was chosen as the 2014-15 Teacher of the Year on his current campus. A strong advocate […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Rachelle Wooten

A Digital Learning Specialist in Houston, Texas, Rachelle Wooten supports the effective integration of technology into learning environments. Her passion for helping educators reach and teach each student is evident in her own love of learning; Wooten is an Edmodo Certified Trainer, an Authorized Google Education Trainer, a Nearpod Pionear, an Adobe Education Leader, a […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Shoemaker

John Shoemaker is a Technology Specialist who facilitates Project SMaRT, a long-term professional development technology initiative for secondary teachers in the School District of Palm Beach County. Shoemaker supports over 12,000 teachers in integrating all forms of technology, including iPads and Edmodo. Currently pursuing his doctorate at Grand Canyon University, Shoemaker is also an Edmodo […]

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The Global Search for Education: What Israel Did to Improve PISA Results

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Conozca a Nuestra Presentadora Teresa Perles

For the first time, EdmodoCon will feature a special Spanish-language session. To highlight Teresa Perles and her Learning Gets Personal: Differentiating to Improve Individual Outcomes presentation, the following blog post is written entirely in her native tongue. Teresa Perles ha enseñado inglés como lengua extranjera por 30 años. Apasionada de la educación y TIC, ella […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Peter Grostic

Before becoming a Professional Learning Consultant for Communications by Design in Ada, Michigan, Peter Grostic earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Albion College and a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University. He also spent seven years in Grand Rapids, teaching Mathematics for Kentwood Public Schools. This classroom experience now […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Laura Murphy

After starting her career as an Event and Wedding Coordinator, Laura Murphy soon realized that she’d much rather be planning lessons and molding inquisitive minds. Following her passion, Murphy obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the College of Charleston and now works to instill a lifelong love of learning in her students. When she’s […]

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The Global Search for Education: Got Good Grit?

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 […]

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How Blended Learning Increases Teacher Job Satisfaction & Retention

As models of blended learning grow, improve, and reinvent what school looks like, their potential isn’t only limited to helping create a student-centered education system; they can also vastly improve the lives and capacities of teachers worldwide. Blended learning is not about merely using technology in the classroom. It’s about the combination of online learning […]

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The Global Search for Education: How to Improve – From Finland

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: 5 Tips for a Red Carpet-Worthy Viewing Party

The way we see it, being an educator is like being famous. Every day, you stand in front of a live audience that hangs on your every word, someone always wants some of your time, and you spend long hours “on set.” Since educators literally take the stage at EdmodoCon, we want everyone watching at […]

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The Global Search for Education: What Germany Did

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 […]

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Content is King: Edmodo Announces New Content Capabilities at ISTE 2015

  The proliferation of the Internet and mainstream access to devices has opened the floodgates of opportunity for 21st century learning. Hardware, educational games, apps, cloud-based software, and mobile have effectively redefined the way learning is experienced worldwide. Two crucial components of a successful education ecosystem are content creation and collaboration; writing and expressing ideas […]

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The Global Search for Education: How to Improve – From Australia

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: The Secret to Canada’s Success

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 […]

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Safety in Numbers: Teaching an Entire Classroom About Digital Citizenship

At the beginning of every school year, I go over my expectations for my students. We talk about the materials they need to bring every day, examples of active participation in class, and what to do if they are absent. For the last three years, I have also covered digital citizenship. We discuss what to […]

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The Global Search for Education: Got Mobile? Get it Right!

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 […]

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The Global Search for Education: South Africa – Future Focus

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 […]

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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 […]

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7 Ways to Prep Your Digital Classrooms for Summer Break

So you can start your well-deserved time off with some peace of mind, following are some tips and tricks to help you organize this past school year and prepare for the next one—all of which allow you and your students to use your existing Edmodo accounts year after year! 1. Rename Existing Groups. If you want […]

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The Global Search for Education: China – To Follow or Not to Follow?

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Michael Horn to Deliver Closing Keynote

Join us in welcoming Michael Horn to the EdmodoCon speaker lineup! Co-Founder and Executive Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute, Horn leads a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres through its research. Their aim is to transform monolithic, factory-model […]

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Remembering the Teachers Next Door

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. Before joining Edmodo, like many on our team, I was a classroom teacher. I worked at a very large high school in Los […]

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The Global Search for Education: A World of Oppi-tunities!

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 […]

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At a Loss for Words: How I Got Through My First Year at an American High School

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. I left my home country at the age of 15 to pursue better education opportunities in the U.S., and started my second year […]

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How Birkenstocks and Punk Rock Got Me to Read Dorothy Parker

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. I was not one of those who found high school especially traumatic or difficult. While I wasn’t a part of the popular kids […]

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Making Time for Life-Changing Conversations

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. There are a few people in life that help shape your future. And sometimes it takes a key question in life to reflect […]

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Learning the Logic of Life With John Newburger

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. It’s funny how one day school is over, then you enter the real world as an adult with a career. You feel like […]

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Everything I Know About Art, I Learned in 5th Grade

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Edmodo employees are sharing personal stories of teachers from their past—stories to show you that everything you do leaves a lasting impression years (sometimes decades) later. I could not contain the excitement as I walked up to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe last month. I was not […]

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The Global Search for Education: 12 Teacher Bloggers Weigh In On Balancing Assessment Prep With Teaching And Learning

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 Community […]

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

Eighth grade teacher Lynn Woods of Virginia Beach believes that preparing students for the future involves arming them not only with the technology skills they’ll need, but also the critical thinking that will help them make the sound, moral life decisions required of adults. She works hard to expand her students’ learning horizons, and she […]

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The Global Search for Education: Creating Global Competence In Your Classroom

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 Community […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Reserve Your Spot Today

  The end of the school year is almost here. As you plan your summer, be sure to mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 4, because EdmodoCon registration is officially open! An international webcast that brings together educators from around the world, this is your chance to make collaborative connections, discover new resources, and hear […]

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The Global Search for Education: What the World Can Learn from Latin America

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 Community […]

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It Isn’t Mobile Learning If the Devices Stay in the Classroom

It hasn’t been that long since cell phones were first introduced as instructional devices for the classroom. Seven or eight years ago, the discussion was centered on whether mobile devices had a place in schools or whether they should be banned, whether they were tools for learning or distractions. The discussion has changed dramatically since […]

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The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Celebrating the White House Science Fair and All STEM Teachers

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. […]

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

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 […]

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EdmodoCon 2015: Call for Speakers

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Welcome Vibhu Mittal as CEO of Edmodo

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 […]

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Get Ready for Hour of Code 2014!

Looking for a way to participate in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education week (December 8-14)? We’ve got you covered with a full-fledged coding curriculum you can do with your students. Created by teacher Alexandra Vlachakis and student Ty Simpson of Sandy Creek High School in Georgia and hosted on Vocareum <codeLMS>, an […]

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Give the Gift of Literacy

Looking for a way to teach your students how they can impact the world around them this holiday season? Join us in supporting Room to Read. Room to Read believes changing the world starts with educating its children, specifically through literacy and gender equality. By partnering with communities and local governments across Asia and Africa, […]

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Digital Citizenship Week is Here

Digital Citizenship Week is the perfect time for students, teachers, parents, and administrators to talk about online responsibility and appropriate conduct. To help foster these conversations, download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit we created in partnership with Common Sense Media, which includes activities and lessons that you can use to introduce digital citizenship concepts. Teaching […]

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Register for the October 21 “Digital Age of Assessment” Webinar

Topic: Digital Literacy in the Age of Assessment Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 @ 4:00 pm EDT Host: Kate Baker, Edmodo Support Ambassador and teacher at Southern Regional High Kate Baker teaches 9th and 12th grade English classes at Southern Regional High in Manahawkin, New Jersey, and uses Edmodo to explore digital literacy and teach Common Core standards […]

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Calling All Teachers: Encourage Students to Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

Are you looking for a fun way to teach reading comprehension? Great research strategies? To get your kiddos interested in the world and get them published in the process? Here’s your chance! Edmodo, BiblioNasium, In This Together Media, and School Library Journal have joined forces for the #KidsCreateKatMcGee contest. To enter, break your students into […]

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Allusions of Grandeur: Teaching Critical Thinking Through the Music of Josh Ritter

Josh Ritter is the greatest songwriter in the universe. Some people might argue that choosing such a person is a subjective process, but trust me: this is just a fact. His style varies and the music does not fit neatly into any category, but it is all good. Ritter’s songs are poetic. His lyrics are […]

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Calling All Students: Create the Next Kat McGee Adventure!

What story would you tell? Ever dream of becoming an author? Want to create your own adventure? Want to see your imagination come alive on the page? We have a challenge just for you! School Library Journal, Edmodo, and In This Together Media want YOU to be the brains behind the next Kat McGee book. In her […]

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Back-to-School Readiness: New Privacy Resources

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the privacy of our users, we’re excited to let you know that we’ve partnered with the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a Washington DC-based think tank that seeks to advance responsible data practices, to help educate schools, teachers, parents, and policymakers about privacy issues. Today, FPF announced […]

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Download the Redesigned Edmodo iPhone App

Looking for a way to use Edmodo on the go? Get the latest version of the Edmodo iPhone app, now available on iTunes. When you make mobile part of your back-to-school planning, you open up a world of digital possibilities that enable you to engage students in the classroom and out of it. The updated […]

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#EdmodoChat Rewind: Starting the School Year With Edmodo

Looking for ways to flip your classroom this back-to-school season? Find out how you can do just that with Edmodo. Check out last night’s #EdmodoChat on Twitter to see how other teachers use Edmodo to get ready for the new school year and secure parent buy-in, and discover their favorite activities, apps, and more. Want to join the conversation? Follow @Edmodo and add […]

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Ace the School Year With Edmodo Webinars and FAQs

Just like your students, even teachers sometimes forget a thing or two over the summer. Your students have you for support, so we created something you can rely on: the Edmodo Help Center. With hundreds of resources, it’s got everything you need to become an Edmodo techxpert. As you ramp up for another school year, […]

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Get Your EdmodoCon 2014 Recordings, Certificate, and More

Want to keep the inspiring momentum of EdmodoCon going? Now you can: Download your Certificate of Attendance. Show off your participation to all your colleagues. You gathered a lot of great ideas during our day of professional development  and here’s your proof! Display your EdmodoCon 2014 Badge. Check out your Edmodo Profile for our exclusive […]

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My Journey to EdmodoCon 2014 and Back

Wow, I am back from a whirlwind trip spanning the United States from Miami, Florida, to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and finally the Edmodo headquarters in San Mateo, California. With 3,108 miles and countless memories collected along the way, I am back in Miami, ready to become a cliff diver* for the 2014-2015 school year, […]

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#EdmodoChat Rewind: EdmodoCon 2014 Takeaways

Are you still reeling from EdmodoCon? So are we!  So much goes into planning the event and it’s inspiring to see and hear all the ways it helps you in the days that follow. Last night, educators gathered on Twitter to talk about where they watched EdmodoCon, their favorite sessions, and how they’ll put everything […]

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EdmodoCon 2014 Wrap-Up: iPhone App Makeover, Avatars, and Edmodo Shop

Phew—what a day! Over 44,000 people registered for this year’s EdmodoCon and thanks to our presenters and attendees from around the world, so many amazing ideas were shared. To add to the excitement, Edmodo Co-founder Nic Borg announced some of the great things we’re launching for you this school year, including: A redesigned iPhone app. […]

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5 Ways to Prep for EdmodoCon 2014 on August 6

EdmodoCon 2014 is only two days away! We know how you love to plan ahead, so here’s a short to-do list to get you ready for the virtual, all-day event. Just don’t forget that EdmodoCon is THIS Wednesday, August 6, from 7:00 am–6:00 pm PDT! Download the starter kit. A handy-dandy guide that will make […]

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Meet Steve Johnson, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend! Steve Johnson Teaching Mythology with Technology: Engaging Students in […]

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Meet Monique Dalli & Jessica McCarthy, EdmodoCon 2014 Speakers

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend! Edmodo That! Unique Ways to Connect and Learn Wednesday, […]

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Meet Shellie Carson & Deanna Menchaca, EdmodoCon 2014 Speakers

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Building and Spreading the Edmodo Wildfire Wednesday, August […]

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Meet Valerie (Shull) Knauer, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Valerie (Shull) Knauer From Tech Illiterate to Tech […]

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Meet Nathan Garvin, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Nathan Garvin “Leveling Up” Student Writing With Badges […]

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Meet James Garner & Rachel Stokes, EdmodoCon 2014 Speakers

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Creating a Diverse, College- and Career-Ready Tech Culture […]

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Meet Beatrice Lopez, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend! Beatrice Lopez Solving D3: Data-Driven, Differentiated Instruction Wednesday, August […]

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Meet Stacy Lynn Fritz, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend! Stacy Lynn Fritz Moving Beyond the Classroom Walls: Connecting […]

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Meet Sheryl Place, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Sheryl Place Redefining Learning with Limited Tech Wednesday, […]

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Meet Robert Miller, EdmodoCon 2014 Speaker

As we begin the countdown to EdmodoCon on August 6, we’re giving you a sneak peek at what you can expect by introducing you to who will be presenting. Come meet our edtech experts, plan your viewing party, and if you haven’t already, register to attend!   Robert Miller So You Think You Know Your […]

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Register for Our July 22 “Train-the-Trainer” Webinar

As educators, you’re the power behind our network—every day, you collaborate and communicate with peers, administrators, students, parents, and publishers. You help our global learning community curate valuable resources, differentiate and personalize learning, assess growth, and enhance their practice daily. Join us for a free, one-hour “Train-the-Trainer” webinar on Tuesday, July 22 (1:00 pm PDT/4:00 […]

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How to Host an EdmodoCon 2014 Viewing Party

Being a teacher, you know the value of learning in groups—and we all agree it’s more fun, too. So how about turning professional development into a party? An EdmodoCon viewing party! With EdmodoCon in just four short weeks, it’s time to start planning with your fellow teachers and colleagues to get the most out of […]

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Steve Dembo to Keynote EdmodoCon 2014

EdmodoCon 2014 is less than one month away. Have you reserved your spot? Last week we announced the speakers for this year’s event; this week, we’re excited to announce our closing keynote speaker: Steve Dembo, Director of Social Media Strategy and Online Community at Discovery Education. As a former kindergarten teacher and school Director of […]

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Edmodo Website Gets a Makeover

Just like you, we’re invested in improving learning outcomes—especially when it comes to people learning about Edmodo. So we redesigned our website to make it a comprehensive resource where you can find everything you’d ever want to know about Edmodo. And because we try to emulate educators in everything we do, we created a site […]

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Introducing Edmodo for Windows 8.1

In response to the variety of mobile devices being used for education, we’re happy to announce that Edmodo is now available for Windows 8.1. Created to meet the needs and preferences of classrooms around the world, teachers and students now have even more options when using Edmodo. Optimized for Windows 8.1, the app includes live […]

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EdmodoCon 2014 Speakers Revealed

We’re excited to announce this year’s presenters for EdmodoCon 2014! Each educator is putting together their best ideas on how you can use technology to supercharge your classroom for the new school year. And as an added bonus, we’re adding a closing keynote to this year’s event. Spots for this free, virtual day of PD […]

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Calling All Aspiring Edmodo Ambassadors

Are you passionate about changing the world of education through ed­tech? Do you have a special place in your heart for Edmodo? Are you an early adopter when it comes to the latest classroom tools and practices? If you answered yes to these questions, are looking for way to inspire other educators, and want to […]

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Snapshot Can Now Make Schools and Districts Anything But Standard

When Edmodo Snapshot was released in April, it was designed with smart quizzes and instant analytics to give you a way to regularly gauge student progress on Common Core, TEKS, SOL, and other state standards. To help give your classroom efforts support at the school and district level, Edmodo is now releasing Snapshot for Schools, […]

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Come Say “Hi!” at ISTE 2014

With a break from the kids, spend some you time connecting and learning at ISTE, one of the industry’s best education technology conferences. We hope to see you in Atlanta; whether we’re singing together or talking shop, there are lots of opportunities for our paths to cross between June 28 and July 1: Visit Edmodo in […]

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Register for Our June 17 Teachers’ Lounge Webinar

Topic: The Many Ways Edmodo Helps Me Assess My Students Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 @ 7:00 pm EST Host: Rob Zdrojewski, Technology Education Teacher, Online Adjunct Professor, and Edmodo Ambassador and Certified Trainer Rob Zdrojewski is a Technology Education Teacher at Amherst Middle School in Amherst, NY, as well as an Online Adjunct Professor at […]

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Register for EdmodoCon 2014

Don’t miss the professional development of the year; reserve your spot for EdmodoCon 2014! What: EdmodoCon is our annual educator conference. Educators from around the world are invited to hear about new ways to use technology and share creative ideas for integrating Edmodo in the classroom. Each session will leave you with an action plan to help you kick off the new school year […]

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How to Use Edmodo for Professional Development [Webinar]

Summer is just around the corner and we’ve got new professional development opportunities lined up just for you! To kick things off, we’re hosting a free one hour webinar on how you can use Edmodo for Professional Development across your school or district. During the webinar, district leaders will share personal experiences, best practices, and […]

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Introducing Snapshot: A Brand New Tool to Help Mold Common Core to Your Standards

You became a teacher to instill a love of learning, but with standardized testing and the launch of Common Core, it can feel like your job is becoming all about statistics. Because your students are what really matter, we created Edmodo Snapshot: a free micro-assessment tool that lets you focus on teaching (not tracking). Designed […]

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Register for Our May 20 Teachers’ Lounge Webinar

Topic: Creating a Blended Elementary Classroom with Edmodo Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm EST Host: Sarah Eaton, Elementary School Teacher, Edmodo Support Ambassador, and Elementary New User Group Leader Sarah Eaton is a 2nd grade teacher at Elizabeth Scott Elementary in Chester, VA, and an Edmodo Support Ambassador. In this live 30-minute […]

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EdmodoCon 2014: Call for Speakers

Want to share your Edmodo experiences with our global community at EdmodoCon 2014? 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 27,000 educators from 117 countries interested in learning new ways to integrate technology in their classroom. If […]

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“Welcome to Edmodo” Webinars – April 2014

New to Edmodo? Or simply want a refresher? Sign up for a free, live webinar. Hosted by our award-winning Support team, you’ll get an overview of Edmodo’s core features, with a focus on teacher and student use, and learn the basics alongside other educators. You’ll also have a chance to submit questions and get live […]

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Register for Our March 18 Teachers’ Lounge Webinar

Topic: Designing Positive Critique Groups and Peer Collaboration With Edmodo Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 @ 7:00 pm EST Host: Kimberly Larson, High School Graphic Design Teacher and Edmodo Support Ambassador Kimberly Larson is a 9-12th Grade Graphics & Design Teacher at Effingham College and Career Academy in Rincon, GA, and an Edmodo Support Ambassador. […]

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Register for Our First Spanish-Language Intro Webinar

Topic: Bienvenido a Edmodo (Welcome to Edmodo) Date: Monday, March 10, 2014 Time: 4:30 pm GMT/8:30 am PST Host: Aleksis Psychas, Edmodo Support team member Aleksis Psychas is based in Madrid, Spain, and a member of our award-winning Support team. In this 30-minute webinar, he’ll help you find new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school, […]

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Edmodo on the Road: SXSWedu 2014

Now that we’re all caught up from FETC in Orlando and TCEA in Austin, we’re heading back to the Texas state capitol for SXSWedu. We can’t wait to meet even more of you; if you’re in town, please stop by these special events to say hello! Edmodo Meetup Tuesday, March 4, 7:00–10:00 pm Moonshine Patio […]

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Webinar Rewind: Gamifying the Classroom with Edmodo

When it comes to getting students excited about learning, Bobby Brian Lewis has the secret. A middle school Computer Business and Mathematics teacher, and Edmodo user since 2011, Lewis reveals how he uses gaming to engage his classroom and increase participation. Watch his recent 30-minute Teachers’ Lounge webinar and discover how you can easily integrate […]

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Teachers’ Lounge: Gamifying the Classroom with Edmodo

Host: Bobby Brian Lewis, Middle School Computer Business teacher Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 7:00 pm EST Topic: Gamifying the Classroom with Edmodo This month’s Teachers’ Lounge webinar features Support Ambassador, Bobby Brian Lewis, who uses Edmodo to gamify his Middle School Computer Business classroom. Through in 30-minute webinar, you’ll learn how gamification increases participation […]

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FETC 2014: Top 10 Takeaways

This is a guest post from Jodi Samsinak, an IB English teacher at Ozark High School in Ozark, Missouri. The post was originally published on her blog, The Writers Block. Want to see yourself on the Edmodo Blog? Submit your story. I just returned from FETC (Florida Educational Technology Conference), one of the nation’s largest […]

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Webinar Rewind: Mastering the Standards with Edmodo

As teachers, it’s important to find the best model for achieving the curriculum standards you’re trying to meet. In our second Teachers’ Lounge webinar, Edmodo educator Nira Dale discusses how you can use Edmodo for blended learning to help students meet established guidelines. In her Mastering the Standards with Edmodo webinar, Dale covers three useful […]

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Introducing Our New Developer Website

The Edmodo Apps team works with numerous publishers and developers to bring the best educational apps to Edmodo. To better serve these partners, we’ve created and launched a new website full of the tools they need to better serve you. New and Updated Resources A centralized location where interested third parties can learn more about […]

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Make a Digital Learning Difference February 5

In today’s interconnected world, how students learn is increasingly reliant on digital technology. This means more than having the latest resources and gadgets; it’s fully integrating digital learning into the entire educational experience. To fully prepare students for success in college and their careers, schools and libraries everywhere need to embrace digital learning. Want to […]

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Edmodo on the Road: Winter 2014

January marks the start of conference season here at Edmodo. As we prep and pack, the thing we’re looking forward to most is meeting you. Check out our schedule for the next few weeks; if we’ll be in a city near you, come by to say hello, learn what’s new with Edmodo, and pick up […]

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Edmodo Staff Gives Back to Schools in Need

Every day, our dedicated Support team works to answer your questions. While it helps them understand how teachers use Edmodo, they decided it would give them even greater insight to spend some time in the classroom. In partnership with SF Education Fund, twelve support team members were screened, trained, and placed in high-need classrooms across […]

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Free, Live Edmodo Webinars

Want to find new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school, or district? Sign up for a free webinar, hosted by our award-winning Support team! From January – March, Edmodo will offer introductory webinars two times a week, every week: First and third Tuesday of the month – 10:00am EST Second and fourth Tuesday […]

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Edmodo Cofounder Nic Borg Named to Forbes “30 Under 30”

For three years, Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the most influential people across various industries. The most impressive accomplishment of each person featured? They’re all under 30 and changing the world they—and we—live in. For the second consecutive year, Edmodo Cofounder Nic Borg made Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list and is this year’s […]

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Reserve your spot for our next Teachers’ Lounge webinar!

Host: Nira Dale, 9th grade Honors ELA teacher, Florence, Alabama Date: Tuesday January 21, 7:00pm EST Topic: Mastering The Standards With Edmodo In this live, 30-minute webinar, Support Ambassador, Nira Dale, will share how she uses Edmodo to bring mastery of the standards to her classroom. Nira uses Edmodo as a classroom management tool to […]

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2013 Year in Review, All in Rhyme (Just for You)

Check out the amazing year we’ve had together with this holiday-themed poem that highlights how you’ve helped bring joy to our world over the past twelve months! Twas the night before break, when all through the halls Not a student was stirring, because they were all at malls. The grades had been entered by the teachers […]

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Edmodo Ho-Ho-Holiday Cheer – Week Two Winners

Thank you to everyone who submitted their photos for our Ho-Ho-Holiday Cheer Giveaway. Below are this last week’s winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, pens, tattoos, and buttons. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest, post your photos with the hashtag #edmodocheer, and submit to ideas@edmodo.com before December 31. We’ll […]

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Webinar Rewind: Coding Made Easy With LearnStreet & Edmodo

Five months ago, Code.org came up with the idea to get millions of students to try one hour of computer science. This week, it’s became a reality and we hosted a special webinar with our friends at LearnStreet: Coding Made Easy. Using LearnStreet’s special Hour of Code app, available for free in the Edmodo Store, […]

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Edmodo Ho-Ho-Holiday Cheer – Week One Winners

Thank you to everyone who submitted their photos for our Ho-Ho-Holiday Cheer Giveaway. Below are this week’s winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, pens, tattoos, and buttons. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest, post your photos with the hashtag #edmodocheer, and submit to ideas@edmodo.com before December 31. We’ll […]

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Introducing the Teacher’s Lounge

At Edmodo, we’re always looking for new ways to connect educators. From Edmodo Communities, to EdmodoCon and New User Groups, we want to enable collaboration and peer to peer learning outside the walls of your school. Today, we’re excited to announce our newest program – the Teacher’s Lounge webinar series! This new webinar series will […]

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Webinar: Help Students Code a Holiday Card – Perfect for All Ages!

Looking for a way to participate in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education week (December 9-13)? Join our webinar, co-hosted with our friends at LearnStreet, featuring a fun and interactive project that students of any age can complete. Coding Made Easy with LearnStreet & Edmodo Date: Monday, December 9, 2013 Time: 7:00 PM […]

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Edmodo Now Available in 中文

As a global social learning network, we’re proud to be available in seven languages, including Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, French, German, Turkish, and Dutch. Today, our global network is expanding, with the addition of the most widely spoken language in the world: Chinese. Join us in welcoming Chinese-speaking educators and students to the Edmodo community! To […]

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Power of One Contest Winners

In October, we celebrated Connected Educator Month by setting out to recognize and reward those dedicated to growing their Edmodo network. Through our Power of One contest, we challenged existing Edmodo educators to invite a colleague to join the community and mentor them throughout the month, helping them to set up their classroom, leverage resources, […]

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Webinar Rewind: The Power of Collaboration on Edmodo

While Connected Educator Month (CEM) has come and gone, we believe in creating connections through Edmodo all year long. If you’re still looking to learn how you can meet other educators in our network, check out the recorded version of this CEM-focused webinar. In The Power of One: From Connection to Collaboration in the Global […]

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Webinar Rewind: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Edmodo

Miss last week’s webinar on developing digital citizenship skills with Edmodo? With our recorded version, you can schedule a makeup session, when you want, wherever you want. In 21st Century Classroom Management: Edmodo for Digital Citizenship, Technology Coordinator and EdmodoCon 2013 presenter, Christine Baker, presents how her school uses the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit created […]

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Valencia Robinson Named People Magazine Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Edmodo educator Valencia Robinson! One of People Magazine’s 2013 Teachers of the Year, Robinson is passionate about working with students of all backgrounds, from the at-risk, to those impacted by homelessness, autism, ADD, and ADHD. A seventh- and eighth-grade intensive reading teacher at New Smyrna Beach Middle School in the Volusia County school […]

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Edmodo Shares Its “Power of One” Stories

How does Edmodo know teachers so well? Because many of our team members are former classroom teachers who became Connected Educators through Edmodo, just like you. To inspire those participating in our Power of One contest, and in the spirit of Connected Educator Month (CEM), our team is getting personal. Check out some of our […]

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Connected Educators: Enter to Win a Trip to FETC!

The power of the Edmodo network lies in the teacher-to-teacher connections made and strengthened every day. With over 26 million users strong, Edmodo is built one teacher, one connection, and one collaboration story at a time. To recognize and reward those dedicated to growing their Edmodo network, and who reach out and collaborate with other […]

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Edmodo Awards 10 Most Collaborative Districts Across the U.S.

Happy Connected Educator Month! Last week, we announced our Connected Educator Webinar series, and today we’re recognizing the most collaborative Edmodo school districts across the nation. Connected Educator Month is about inspiring more educators to communicate and collaborate. This year, there is particular focus on the role school leaders can play in powering up the […]

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Celebrate Connected Educator Month With Edmodo

October is Connected Educator Month (CEM), and Edmodo is celebrating with a number of activities for our growing network of educators. Connect to Win Join the Connected Educator group on Edmodo to get details throughout the month of October, including how you can enter to win a free trip to the Florida Educational Technology Conference […]

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ISTE 2014 Call for Speakers

Edmodo Educators: Share your expertise at ISTE 2014! ISTE will take place from June 28-July 1, 2014, in Atlanta, Georgia, and is currently accepting presentation proposals. One of the largest Ed Tech conferences in the world and a great place to learn, ISTE is where you can exchange ideas and network with your peers, including […]

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Edmodo Wins Bammy Award for Best Teaching Tool

This past Saturday, Edmodo was named the “Best Teaching Tool” at the Bammy Awards. Since some of you may have missed our acceptance speech, we wanted to take a moment to say “thank you” to the entire Edmodo community. It’s because of you that Edmodo has become such a powerful network. The Bammy Awards recognize […]

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Introducing Quizzes for iPad!

Last month, we announced our first-ever, built-for-touch iPad app at EdmodoCon. During the keynote, Chief Product Officer, Nic Borg, demoed quizzes on the iPad and told you they would soon be added in the coming months. We’ve been hard at work making sure that we deliver on this promise, and today, we’re excited to share […]

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Free Webinar: How to Incorporate Social Media Into Your Classroom

We’re excited to announce a new webinar that we’re co-hosting with PBS LearningMedia next month: Let’s Get Social! How To Effectively Incorporate Social Media Into Your Classroom Host: Edmodo + PBS LearningMedia Date: October 8, 2013, 7 PM EDT In this webinar, you’ll learn how to integrate social media into your classroom, view best practices […]

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Scheduled Site Maintenance

On Sunday, September 15,  at 2:00 am (EDT), Edmodo will begin some scheduled maintenance. During this time, our service will be unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause (and hope you’ll use this time to get some well-deserved rest). We’ll work to get Edmodo restored as quickly as possible. Thank you for your […]

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SXSWedu Panel Picker Now Open – We Need Your Vote!

The annual SXSWedu conference brings together leaders from all areas of education to connect, collaborate, and change how we teach and learn. What we love about the event (aside from great Texas BBQ!) is that each year program content for the event is influenced by the education community. Hundreds of session proposals are submitted each […]

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EdmodoCon 2013: Recordings, Photos, and More!

Wednesday, August 7, was a great day for the Edmodo Community. In case you missed it, August 7 marked the third annual EdmodoCon. This free, live-streamed conference attracted nearly 27,000 registrants, representing over 170 different countries. Participation From Around the Globe EdmodoCon invited educators from near and far to share creative and strategic ways in […]

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This Year’s Edmodie Award Winners Are…

This year at EdmodoCon, we introduced our inaugural awards program – The Edmodies. The Edmodie Awards recognize educators from around the globe who are using Edmodo in extraordinary ways to enhance their classroom and to create amazing learning experiences for their students. Award Categories We launched the program with three award categories: Edmodian of the […]

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EdmodoCon 2013: Over 25,000 registrants, iPad App launch, and much more

Social learning platform launches latest iPad App and makes free third-party apps available internationally Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, today announced an enhanced version of the popular web-based learning platform and the worldwide release of the latest Edmodo iPad app, complete with several updates and new features, during the third annual […]

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Lean In: Join the Conversation About Fostering Student Self-Esteem and Leadership

Edmodo is excited to announce a new partner in the Edmodo Communities –  LeanIn.org. Lean In is committed to offering women the ongoing inspiration and support to help them achieve their goals. An important part of this mission is emphasizing the importance of education to fostering healthy self esteem in students and encouraging leadership in […]

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EdmodoCon 2013 Attendee Checklist

EdmodoCon 2013 is only one week away! This year’s event will not only leave you inspired and motivated to start the new school year, but, as always, we’ll have some fun giveaways and a sneak peek at what’s new on Edmodo. Be sure to reserve your spot and check out our great lineup of speakers. […]

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Host an EdmodoCon Viewing Party

On August 7th, 2013, Edmodo will be hosting its third annual professional development extravaganza, otherwise known as EdmodoCon. We hope you’ll tune in virtually or perhaps, if you’re located in the Bay area, attend in person. Organize a Viewing Party We believe learning together is better so we encourage you to consider hosting a viewing party […]

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The New and Improved Edmodo Help Center

Have questions about the latest version of Edmodo? We’ve got answers! The Edmodo Support Team is proud to announce the launch of the new and improved Help Center. Just in time for back to school preparation, the new Help Center is easier to navigate and provides detailed, yet easy-to-follow instructions. With its improved layout, the […]

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The New Edmodo Is Here

Following last week’s post, we are excited to announce the launch of the newest version of Edmodo. You can now experience the changes you read about for yourself. Jump in now and discover a simpler way to run your classroom on Edmodo! If you have any questions, visit our updated Help Center to learn more. As always, […]

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Meet the Edmodo Team In the Support Community

In an effort to make sure Edmodo educators are heard by every member of the company, we’re excited to announce that Support has opened up its doors–and the Support Community–to the rest of the Edmodo team! Nearly every weekday at 1:00 pm PST (we like to call it “one o’clock fun o’clock”!), you can now […]

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Become an Edmodo Support Ambassador!

We are excited to highlight a critical part of the Edmodo team, our  50 wonderful Edmodo Support Ambassadors! The Edmodo Support Ambassadors are a group of teachers from around the world who are all united by their enthusiasm and expertise when it comes to Edmodo.  They help Edmodo Support by answering questions, sharing tips and […]

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Scheduled Site Maintenance

UPDATE [3:35 am]: Maintenance is now complete! Thank you for your patience. UPDATE [12:00 am]: Maintenance is being extended until approximately 4:00 am EDT. We  apologize for the delay and we’ll update you as soon as site maintenance is complete. On Saturday, June 29th  at 12:00 pm Noon (EDT) we will be performing scheduled maintenance to Edmodo. At this time, Edmodo […]

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4 New Edmodo Apps Launch at ISTE

The Edmodo team is here at ISTE this week and today we’re excited to introduce four new partners launching Edmodo apps! Check out the following Apps now available in the Edmodo Store. If you’re at ISTE, be sure to stop by our booth (7196) to learn more about these apps and win free Edmodo Store credit! […]

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Our Commitment to User Safety and Security

As many of you know, Edmodo was created to provide teachers and students with a safe and secure alternative to consumer-based social networking sites.  We’re proud of that legacy. Today, five years after Edmodo’s inception, more schools rely on Edmodo for their social learning platform than any other provider in the world.  One key reason […]

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Edmodo Wins Silver Stevie for Excellence in Customer Support

Last month Edmodo was named a finalist in the Stevie Awards. Today we’re excited to announce that, thanks to the tireless efforts of our fabulous support team, Edmodo has been awarded the 2013 Silver Stevie for excellence in Customer Support! About the Award Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the […]

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Reserve Your Spot For EdmodoCon 2013

Registration is now open for EdmodoCon 2013! Tune in Wednesday, August 7th to watch educators present live about the ways they’re using Edmodo in the classroom, while back channeling with other Edmodo educators around the world. It’s going to be an amazing day of collaborative learning and professional development that will leave you inspired and […]

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An Open Letter to Superintendents From Edmodo CEO, Crystal Hutter

Dear Superintendents, Technology is now an exciting and undeniable part of education. The widespread adoption of online learning and collaboration tools is allowing teachers to use real time feedback to personalize instruction for their students, identify and aggregate trends in their own classrooms, and become part of a global network of educators. It’s time to […]

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Edmodo at ISTE 2013

The International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE) annual conference is less than one month away! Don’t miss out on some the fun Edmodo activities going on at this year’s event. Meet the Team At Booth #7196 This year our booth is bigger than ever. Come by to meet the team and… Attend a presentation in […]

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Summer Reading on Edmodo – Win Free Books For Your School Library

Looking for a creative way to encourage your students to read this summer? DOGOBooks is offering a free Summer Reading program through Edmodo! About the Program The Summer Reading program is designed to help students keep up their reading skills, and continue developing their critical thinking and writing skills by writing reviews and sharing their opinion with peers. […]

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Scheduled Site Maintenance

Tonight at 12:00 midnight (EDT) we will be performing scheduled maintenance to Edmodo. At this time, Edmodo will be unavailable for all teachers, students, administrators and parents. The site is scheduled to be back up within one hour. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience and support. -The Edmodo Team

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Meet The Team: Dave, Bruno, Jose and Mark

Edmodo is growing quickly! Not only do we have over 19 million users on the platform, but our team is expanding too. In our new “Meet the Team” column, we’ll introduce you to the newest team members that are helping to make Edmodo the place where learning happens. Today we’d like to introduce you to […]

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Edmodo Named Finalist in 2013 Stevie Awards

GREAT news – our amazing Support Team has been named a finalist in the 2013 American Business Awards for Support Department of the Year! The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations and finalists are selected by a panel of more than 140 business professionals. We […]

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Win a Trip to ISTE 2013

UPDATE: Thanks to all who submitted. We received so many great entries, we decided to select two winners. Congratulations to Lynn Woods and Sonia Obregon….you’re going to ISTE!   The Edmodo team is preparing to go to San Antonio for ISTE 2013 and we’re looking for one super passionate Edmodo educator who’d like to join us! […]

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New! Sign up For Edmodo Apps Professional Development

We’re excited to announce a new professional development program centered around Edmodo Apps! Program Overview Edmodo Apps Professional Development is designed to help you find new and exciting ways to use high quality digital content as everyday tools in your classroom. Purchase now for $99 and get: Edmodo Apps instructional video that will help you learn […]

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Edmodo Wins Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Award

Great news – Edmodo has won the inaugural Return on Education (ROE) Innovation Award presented by Arizona State University, the Clayton Christensen Institute and GSV Advisors!  The award was voted on by a group of educators, industry leaders, visionaries, entrepreneurs and investors. Edmodo was honored in the Learning Infrastructure category based on the following ROE Award Criteria: Dramatically improving learning outcomes Providing substantial […]

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Common Sense Media Launches 1-to-1 Essentials Program

This is a guest post by Katie Karsh, Program Associate at Common Sense Media. If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, please complete this form. As a former teacher, I know how busy an educator’s life can be. When schools and districts announce new 1-to-1 programs, you may be excited, terrified, or both as you adapt […]

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Edmodo Wins 2013 EdTech Digest Award for Best Product

We’re excited to announce that Edmodo has been named Best Product in the third annual EdTech Digest Awards! The program honors tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector. A panel of industry influencers and veterans evaluated more than 200 finalists from over 40 categories. Edmodo was honored in the “Cool Tool” award category […]

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EdmodoCon 2013: Call for Presenters Now Open

We’re getting ready for EdmodoCon 2013! EdmodoCon is our free annual online conference. Last year 12,000 educators from all 50 states and 117 countries registered for the event! Save the Date Please mark your calendars, this year’s event will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. Call for Presenters Submit a proposal and share your Edmodo […]

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Share Your Best April Fools’ Day Pranks [Giveaway]

Happy April Fool’s Day! We know the community has some great stories to share about pranks and jokes happening in your classrooms or schools…..and we want to hear them! Leave a comment below telling us about your best April Fools Day story. It can be from this year, or years past. Later this week, we’ll […]

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Edmodo at CUE 2013

The Edmodo team is excited to head to Palm Springs, CA for CUE 2013! If you’re planning to attend, check out some of the Edmodo activities taking place: Visit the Edmodo Booth & Pick Up Swag We’d love for you to stop by Booth 526 and connect with our team and other teachers. Stop by […]

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Edmodo Acquires Education Technology Start-up Root-1

Edmodo, the free and secure K-12 social learning platform, today announced the acquisition of Root-1, an award-winning education technology start-up and developers of OpenMinds, a free platform that allows teachers to instantly customize education apps. With the acquisition, Edmodo gains industry leading technology that will expand the capabilities of the company’s popular platform. The entire […]

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Conference Season: Edmodo Team on the Road

The Edmodo team is excited to hit the road again in March and meet you! If you’re attending one of the following Ed tech conferences, stop by to connect with the team, learn about Edmodo Apps, and pick up some of our special swag. NCTIES – Raleigh, NC, March 6-8, 2013 Visit us at Booth 416 Join […]

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Edmodo Chairs Kids and Education Working Group

Edmodo is excited to be part of the new Kids and Education working group! Creating More Apps For Kids The group was launched by the Application Developers Alliance with the goal of creating more and better opportunities for the development of apps for children, parents, and teachers. As chair of the group, Edmodo  will help lead the […]

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Enjoy Some BBQ With Edmodo at SxSWedu 2013

The Edmodo team is excited to head to Austin, Texas for SXSWedu 2013! If you’re planning to attend, check out some of the Edmodo activities taking place: Digital Content in the 21st Century, Crystal Hutter, COO Edmodo Tuesday, March 5, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm This panel discussion will explore how new technology impacts classroom […]

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Edmodo Featured in the Huffington Post

We’re excited to share with you an article published in the Huffington Post today featuring Edmodo! Author C. M. Rubin interviewed Edmodo COO, Crystal Hutter as well as Edmodo educators, Jennifer Bond of Walled Lake, Michigan, and Bianca Hewes of Sydney, Australia. The article gives a glimpse at how Edmodo is being used to augment […]

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FETC Recap: The Most Connected Conference of 2013

This is a guest post from  Patrick Fogarty, Faculty Advisor of Instructional Technology at Xaverian High School, Brooklyn, New York.  If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, please complete this form. Introduce yourself to Patrick or follow along @fogarty22! FETC is like the older, bigger cousin of most other conferences I’ve attended, this year it […]

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Love Edmodo Support

We think you’re pretty neat! Will you be our Valentine? Edmodo Support has changed a lot, and we wanted to reintroduce ourselves and share the ways that we’re here to help you be successful. Who We Are Our team is made up of 17 members, including many former teachers. We’ve taught in Korea, the Bronx, […]

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Enter the National STEM Video Game Challenge

The National STEM Video Game Challenge, launched in 2010, aims to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passion for playing and making video games. Organizers have set up a special Edmodo Community for educators to join and to help you get your students involved. Join the community and […]

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Lessons From FETC: Favorite New Sites & Brain Changers

This post is part of our Edmodo Spotlight series which highlights Edmodo teachers, schools and districts. If you are interested in being featured, please complete this form. Jodi Samsinak is an English teacher at Ozark High School. You can find her @jodisamsinak  My PLN Keeps Growing I’m just back from my trip to the Florida Educational Technology […]

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Edmodo at TCEA 2013

The Edmodo team is excited to head to Austin for the Texas Computer Education Association’s (TCEA) 2013 Convention! If you’re planning to attend, check out some of the Edmodo activities taking place: Visit the Edmodo Booth Our team is looking forward to meeting you, please come to Booth 1517 and say “Hi!”. Stop by during one […]

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Celebrate Digital Learning Day! 3 Ways to Participate with Edmodo

Digital Learning Day  is dedicated to celebrating teachers and shining a spotlight on technology use in classrooms across the country. Mark your calendars, this year it’s being celebrated on February 6, 2013. As an Edmodo educator, you’re doing great things with technology. Digital Learning Day is a great occasion to have that work recognized by sharing […]

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#FETC 2013: How’s Your Digital Presence?

This is a guest post from Michael Meechin, Assistant Principal at a large with Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, Georgia. If you are interested in contributing to the Edmodo Blog, please complete this form. Headed to FETC 2013? FETC is one of the biggest weeks in edtech, so get ready for keynotes, concurrent sessions, workshops, and […]

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Edmodo at FETC 2013

The Edmodo team is excited to head to Orlando, Florida for the 2013 Florida Education Technology Conference! If you’re planning to attend, check out some of the Edmodo activities taking place: Visit Us at the Edmodo Booth  We’d love for you to say “Hello” at Booth 231 and connect with our team and other teachers. Stop […]

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Damon Sicore Joins Edmodo as Vice President of Engineering

We are excited to share that Damon Sicore will be joining Edmodo as Vice President of Engineering. Damon comes to Edmodo from Mozilla where he led a team of over 300 open source software engineers, technical leads, managers and directors. Damon will lead all aspects of development for Edmodo’s platform, helping all learners to reach […]

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Terms of Service Updates for Edmodo

We’re amazed by the growing network of teachers, students, administrators, and parents from all over the world who use Edmodo to enhance in-classroom learning.  We know your trust is at the core of this network and it’s something we take very seriously. Over the past few months, we worked with the Edmodo legal team to update […]

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Edmodo Holiday Cheer – Week 4 Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted their photos for our Holiday Cheer giveaway. Last week was the final week of the giveaway and below are the winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, bracelets, tattoos and pens. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus or follow our […]

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Scheduled Site Maintenance

On Thursday, December 27th at 3:00 pm EST we will be performing scheduled maintenance to Edmodo. During this time, Edmodo will be unavailable for all teachers, students, administrators and parents. The site is scheduled to be back up by early evening EST. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your patience and […]

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Edmodo Holiday Cheer – Week 3 Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted their photos for our Holiday Cheer giveaway. Below are this week’s winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, bracelets, tattoos and pens. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest and submit your photos, there is one more week to win! THIS WEEK’S WINNERS Dan Lukasiewicz, of […]

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Edmodo 2012 Year in Review

It’s been an incredible year for Edmodo and as the year comes to an end, we want to take a moment to reflect on exciting events that happened in 2012, and extend our gratitude to the community for support along the way. Here’s a look back at some of our favorite 2012 highlights: Conferences Powered […]

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Help Your Students Become Good Digital Citizens in 2013

Earlier this month we surveyed Edmodo teachers about how and if they teach digital citizenship. We’re excited to share the results, plus announce a new webinar we’re co-hosting with Common Sense Media! How Important is it to Teach Digital Citizenship Skills in the Classroom? 98% of teachers who responded said they feel it is “extremely […]

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Edmodo Holiday Cheer – Week Two Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted their photos for our Holiday Cheer giveaway. Below are this week’s winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, bracelets, tattoos and pens. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest and submit your photos, as we’ll be giving away prize packs throughout the month! THIS WEEK’S WINNERS […]

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Update: Site Outage

On Tuesday, December 11, Edmodo was unavailable at intermittent times between 6:30 – 10:30 am PST. We’re very sorry and want to take some time to explain what happened and what we’re doing to help prevent a similar problem in the future. What Happened As you know, we’re constantly improving Edmodo. On Monday afternoon, we released […]

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Edmodo Hits 15 Million Users [Infographic]

It’s been an amazing year of growth for Edmodo. We started the year off with just under 5 million users and today, we’re pleased to share that we have officially crossed over the 15 million user mark! To highlight this milestone, we want to share the following infographic which displays fun facts about Edmodo usage throughout the […]

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Edmodo Holiday Cheer – Week One Winners

Thanks to everyone who submitted their photos for our Holiday Cheer giveaway. Below are this week’s winners, each of whom will receive an Edmodo prize pack for their classroom with stickers, bracelets, tattoos and pens. Be sure to follow Edmodo on Pinterest and submit your photos, as we’ll be giving away prize packs throughout the month! […]

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Share Your Holiday Cheer for a Chance to Win an Edmodo Prize Pack

December is finally here and we’d like to kick off the month by spreading some holiday cheer! ‘Tis the season to pull out those holiday sweaters, ‘deck the walls,’ and craft some holiday goodies. However you get into the holiday spirit, we want to see it! What better way to showcase all the Edmodo holiday cheer […]

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Edmodo Media Toolkit

Today we’re rolling out the Edmodo Media Toolkit to help you share your story with the press. We love to see positive news about education, and know that you have great stories to share about how you are using Edmodo to transform your classroom, school or district. The toolkit contains templates that will enable you […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wondering Coast to Coast: A Read Aloud Project

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 […]

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Vote for Your Favorite SXSWedu Proposals

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 […]

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National School Speed Test

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 […]

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Edmodo COO Selected as Mentor for Citi Innovation Challenge

We are excited to share that Edmodo’s Chief Operating Officer Crystal Hutter has been named as a mentor for the second-annual “Citi Innovation Challenge” at this year’s Education Nation Summit. The challenge features three teams of young innovators from around the U.S. in a series of trials, culminating in a pitch competition at the 2012 Summit. As a […]

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Edmodo Reaches 10 Million Users

Today we are pleased to announce that Edmodo has reached a new milestone – we now have over 10 million users! To celebrate this exciting milestone, we pulled together the following infographic with some cool facts about Edmodo. A big thanks to all the educators around the globe that have helped make Edmodo the largest, fastest […]

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Submit Your SXSWedu Session Proposal

SXSWedu is currently accepting speaking proposals! This four day conference brings together education professionals, industry leaders, and policy practitioners committed to engaging all learners for three full days of informative sessions. The deadline for submissions is September 7th, so submit your proposal today if you haven’t already. After the submission deadline, members of the SXSWedu community will […]

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Edmodo Schools and Districts in the News

Schools across the US are rolling out Edmodo district wide this year. Today we’d like to highlight some of the schools and districts that were featured in their local media for their use of Edmodo. Learn how River Oaks Elementary School, part of Horry County School District in North Carolina, is bringing technology to the […]

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EdmodoCon 2012 Recordings Now Available

If you missed EdmodoCon 2012, we’re pleased to announce that the recordings are now available! Visit edmodocon.com to view the recordings and download the slides from all our presenters. Please also join the EdmodoCon Community to connect with other attendees. We’d also like to give a BIG shout out to all our presenters for doing an amazing job this year and […]

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Join us Live for EdmodoCon 2012

EdmodoCon 2012 starts today! We’ll be broadcasting live all day long from 10 am – 9 pm EDT (GMT -4). Tune in to hear our amazing lineup of speakers share how they’re using Edmodo in the classroom. To join: Go to https://edmodocon.webex.com/edmodocon/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=664920783 Enter your first and last name Enter your email address Click Join Now If […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – August 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district. The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of August. Please note that all times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC/GMT -4 hours). Introduction to Edmodo This introductory webinar is […]

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EdmodoCon 2012 Schedule and Checklist

Are you ready for EdmodoCon 2012? We’ve got a great lineup of speakers, fun giveaways, and a few product sneak peeks for you! Please visit EdmodoCon.com to see the current schedule for this year’s event and our amazing lineup of speakers*. Here’s a handy checklist to help you get ready for the big day: Learn how to […]

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How to Organize an EdmodoCon Viewing Party

EdmodoCon 2012 is just around the corner and if you’re planning to participate, consider hosting an EdmodoCon viewing party! A viewing party is a fun way to promote learning and bring live discussions into a virtual event. It’s also a great opportunity to gather your colleagues for a full day of professional development sessions from one […]

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Edmodo Receives eSchool Media’s Reader’s Choice Award

Today eSchool Media announced the winners of their 2012-2013 Readers’ Choice Awards and Edmodo is honored to be named on the list! The Reader’s Choice award recognizes educational technology products and services that have had the greatest impact in schools across the nation. Nearly 1300 readers voted via eSchool Media sites, including eSchoolNews.com, eCampusNews.com, and […]

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New Enterprise Associates, Inc. Joins the Edmodo Team

Last December we welcomed Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital to the Edmodo team and today we’re excited to announce the newest addition to our team, New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA). NEA General Partner, Tony Florence joins the Edmodo board at an exciting time. We continue to build on our long term goal of improving content […]

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A Sneak Peek at the EdmodoCon 2012 Schedule

We’re working hard to finalize the presentation schedule for EdmodoCon 2012 and today we want to provide an update to all our registered attendees. Below is a list of some of the sessions you can expect to see this year. If you have not registered yet, reserve your spot now. Here’s what you can expect […]

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Meet the Edmodo Support Ambassadors

We are pleased to announce the start of our Edmodo Support Ambassador Program. Edmodo Support Ambassadors are power users that maintain an active and welcoming presence in Edmodo communities and help others get the most out of Edmodo. We like to think of them as an extension of the speedy Edmodo Support Team! The Ambassadors […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – July 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district. The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of July. Please note that all times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC/GMT -4 hours). Introduction to Edmodo This introductory webinar is […]

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Let’s Go Back to School with 1 Million Teachers

We’re thankful to have such a great community of teachers who are learning, connecting and collaborating with each other everyday through Edmodo. Today, at ISTE, we’re announcing a summer challenge that will help make the Edmodo community even stronger – Let’s go back to school with 1 million teachers! This is a big goal and we need […]

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Edmodo at ISTE 2012

The Edmodo team is excited to head to San Diego for the 2012 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference! If you’re planning to attend, check out some of Edmodo activities taking place: Visit the Edmodo Booth & Pick Up Your T-Shirt We’d love for you to stop by booth 5317 and connect with […]

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Nominations Open for PEOPLE’s Teacher of the Year Award

Do you know an educator in the Edmodo Community that is doing extraordinary things in their classroom? Here’s a great opportunity to recognize that educator and all their accomplishments! PEOPLE magazine is currently accepting nominations for their Teacher of the Year Award. The award recognizes five exceptional K12 teachers who are changing the lives of […]

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Spotlight Webinar: Conferences Powered by Edmodo

We are pleased to announce the next installment in our Spotlight Webinar series. This month’s webinar will highlight the ways in which educational conferences are enhancing their events by using Edmodo as a platform to connect conference attendees, share materials, and provide a backchannel for presentation sessions. Spotlight Webinar: Conferences Powered by Edmodo – June 21, […]

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Join the EdmodoCon Community

Great news – EdmodoCon now has its own community! This community will be a place where attendees of EdmodoCon, our annual educator conference, can communicate throughout the year. We’ll also share updates, resources and all presentation materials associated with the event.  Join the community now.  Year over year, you can expect all the valuable materials being […]

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Registration for EdmodoCon 2012 is Now Open

Reserve your spot for EdmodoCon 2012! On Wednesday, August 8th, 2012, Edmodo educators across the globe will gather online for a one-day professional development extravaganza. Throughout the day, teachers will share, inspire and showcase the creative ways they are using Edmodo and other digital tools in the classroom. Topics may include Professional Learning Communities, Edmodo integration ideas, […]

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Maker Faire: Follow our STEM ‘field trip’ for teachers, students and families

Join in the conversation at this weekend’s Bay Area Maker Faire! “Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors. All of these “makers” come to Maker Faire to show what […]

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EdmodoCon 2012: Call for Presenters

EdmodoCon 2012 is scheduled for Wednesday, August 8th and today we’re excited to open up the call for presenters! If you’re an Edmodo educator who would like to share your experiences with our global community, we encourage you to submit a proposal. Last year, over 2,000 educators from all 50 states and 51 countries joined us […]

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Save the Date: Wed. August 8th – EdmodoCon 2012

EdmodoCon 2012 planning is officially underway! Thanks to all of the volunteers who attended our Advisory Meeting last week. Today we’re pleased to announce that we’ve selected a date for this year’s event. Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 8th, 2012! On this day, Edmodo educators across the globe will gather online and in […]

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School and District Trainers: Get Edmodo Certified

With the school year soon coming to a close, many schools and districts are planning summer professional development and technology training sessions. Over the coming weeks, we will be offering a series of webinars that will give administrators the tools they need to hold inservices on Edmodo. The webinars will highlight the ways in which Edmodo […]

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Edmodo Named 2012 Webby Awards Official Honoree

We’re excited to announce that Edmodo has been selected as an Official Honoree of the 2012 Webby Awards in the Education & Reference category of the Mobile section. The Webby Award is an international award honoring excellence on the Internet. Nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 US states and over 60 countries were submitted this […]

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EdmodoCon 2012 Advisory Meeting: Call for Educators

Last year we held our very first global user conference, EdmodoCon. The goal in creating this event was to provide a gathering place for educators around the globe who believe in the power of collaboration and social media to improve education worldwide. The event drew in nearly 2,000 teachers from 51 countries around the globe, […]

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Spotlight Webinar: Building Leadership PLNs

We are excited to announce the next session in our Spotlight Webinar series. This month’s webinar will provide examples of how administrators and education professionals are using Edmodo as a platform for professional development among superintendents, CTOs, principals and other ed-tech leaders. Edmodo Spotlight Webinar: Building Leadership PLNs – April 24, 4:00 Eastern Learn how […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – April 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district. The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of April. Please note that all times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC/GMT -4 hours). Introduction to Edmodo This introductory webinar is […]

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Video: CEO Nic Borg’s Presentation at SXSWedu

Earlier this month Edmodo CEO and co-founder, Nic Borg, addressed the crowd at the closing of SxSWedu in Austin to announce the Edmodo API. Watch the live recording to hear Nic discuss the state of education, learn about new upcoming features and get a sneak peek at the Edmodo platform. For more information about the Edmodo API […]

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Edmodo Platform Open to Third Party Developers

As announced earlier this week, we wanted to share with you the news that we are opening the Edmodo platform to allow third-party publishers and developers to create educational apps that integrate directly with Edmodo.  Apps built for the Edmodo platform will be available to teachers across the US for the 2012-2013 school year. On […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – March 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district. The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of March. ***Please note that this month we have adjusted our time schedule.  All webinars are slated to take place in the late […]

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Edmodo on the Road: March Ed Tech Conference Schedule

The Edmodo team will be traveling to a number of Ed Tech conferences this month and we’d love to meet you! If you’re planning on attending any of the following conferences please stop by our booth and see us. If you’re scheduled to present on Edmodo at any conferences (on this list or not), let […]

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North Carolina Spotlight Webinar – Recording Now Available

A big thanks to everyone who joined last Tuesday’s District Spotlight webinar featuring Cumberland County Schools, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Due to technical difficulties we were unable to record the live event, however, we’ve recorded an encore presentation that is now available for viewing. View the North Carolina Spotlight webinar to learn about the following: […]

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North Carolina Spotlight Webinar

We are pleased to announce the next session in our Spotlight Webinar series. This month’s webinar will feature administrators from districts in North Carolina and will provide teachers with ideas they can use in the classroom, as well as give administrators examples of how they can implement Edmodo throughout their school or district. Edmodo North […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – February 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district. The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of February. Introduction to Edmodo This introductory webinar is designed for teachers and will teach you how to set up your account and […]

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Edmodo Powering FETC 2012

Edmodo is exhibiting at FETC 2012 in Orlando this week. If you are attending the show, visit us at booth 512. We are especially excited to be the official social media platform for the conference. Conference attendees will be able to download presentation materials, backchannel during sessions and connect with other attendees- all through Edmodo. […]

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Have you submitted your Edmodo project for Digital Learning Day? New Toolkits now available

February 1 is Digital Learning Day, a national awareness campaign to celebrate innovative teachers and instructional strategies.  There’s still plenty of time to submit your Edmodo project to the gallery! Following are some new tips and ideas from the Digital Learning Day team: Beyond the Classroom Toolkit: The Alliance for Excellent Education encourages all programs […]

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Edmodo Spotlight Session at FETC

The Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) is only one week away. The show will feature an amazing lineup of speakers and over 200 concurrent sessions, all powered by Edmodo! For those of you planning to attend, be sure to reference the conference program to retrieve the session code for any workshops or concurrent sessions you […]

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Have you submitted your project yet? Digital Learning Day: 2/1/2012

As a member of the Edmodo community, you likely already understand the power of digital learning to engage and inspire students.  By participating in Digital Learning Day on February 1, you can  not only showcase some of the innovative ways you are integrating technology into your classroom activities, but inspire others to take their first steps towards transforming […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – January 2012

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district.  The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of January: Introduction to Edmodo – Tuesdays at 4:00 pm EST This introductory webinar is designed for teachers and will teach you how to […]

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11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2011

It’s been a great year here at Edmodo – we released a slew of new features, held our first user conference, launched our first Featured Blogger series and much much more! To recap the year, we wanted to share with you the most read blog posts of the year.  Which was your favorite? 11. It […]

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Welcome Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital to the Edmodo Team

We’re excited to share with you that the Edmodo team has expanded! This morning, we’re pleased to announce that Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital have joined the Edmodo team.  In addition, Reid Hoffman, Greylock Managing Partner and LinkedIn Founder & Chairman, has joined the Edmodo Board along with Matt Cohler, General Partner of Benchmark Capital and […]

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Edmodo Webinar Schedule – December 2011

Edmodo offers a variety of webinars to help you learn new ways to use Edmodo in your classroom, school or district.  The following is a schedule of webinars offered for the month of December: Introduction to Edmodo – Tuesdays at 4:00 pm EST This introductory webinar is designed for teachers and will teach you how to […]

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Spotlight Webinar Recording Available

The recording from last week’s Spotlight Webinar, entitled Edmodo: From Computer Lab to 1:1, is now available. The webinar features Amanda Youngblood from Orange County Public Schools in Florida and Mark Madison from McCracken County Public Schools in Kentucky. Amanda and Mark discuss how Edmodo can be used in classrooms with a single computer as well […]

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FETC 2012 Welcomes Edmodo Educators with Conference Discount Offer

The Florida Educational Technology Conference (FETC) is pleased to provide the Edmodo community with an additional $15 off the price of full conference registration* for this year’s conference. This means that if you register before the early bird deadline of December 16, 2011, you can enjoy three days of the event for only $200, a […]

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Report from the Tundra: Magical Moments

First post from Andy McKiel as he sets out on his Tundra connections.  See a Recap of his adventures in Venture Beat! My first day in Churchill was filled with so many incredible experiences that I don’t even know how to start relating all of them. So many notable and memorable things have occurred already, […]

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Edmodo Receives Tech & Learning Award of Excellence

We’re excited to announce that Edmodo has been presented with Tech & Learning’s 2011 Award of Excellence! This award recognizes K-12 technology that breaks new ground or adds significant enhancements to proven education tools.  It’s an honor to have been selected by a panel of more than 30 educators who tested over 160 entries to […]

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Spotlight Webinar: From Computer Lab to 1:1

We are pleased to announce the next installment in the Edmodo Spotlight Webinar series, highlighting how teachers use Edmodo in tech environments ranging from computer labs to full 1:1 rollouts. Session Title: Edmodo: From Computer Lab to 1:1 When:  November 16, 6pm Eastern (USA) Hosts: Amanda Youngblood, Olympia High School, Orlando, FL; Geri Campeau, Mater Dei High […]

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The Big Adventure

Our first post from Tundra Explorer Andy McKiel. ***** Well, hello again fellow Edmodians! It’s been several months since the last time Edmodo gave me the opportunity to use this space to connect with you.  The last time my words were posted here was live from ISTE in Philadelphia at the end of June.  I […]

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Event Details for Tundra Connections Global Webcast- Register Now

Last week we announced that we’ve partnered with Polar Bears International to host 3-days of live global webcasts for the Edmodo community, so you and your students can learn first-hand about climate change, oceans, polar bears, and other arctic animals.  Today we’re excited to provide additional details on the curriculum for each webcast and the experts who will […]

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Save the Date: Tundra Connections: A Global Webcast Event, Nov.14-16

  Polar bears. Scientists. The Arctic! It’s hard to imagine a more exciting classroom experience than joining a live, free webcast from the tundra during the peak of the polar bear migration near Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. We are thrilled to announce that we’ve partnered with Polar Bears International to host 3-days of global webcasts for the Edmodo community. […]

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Apply now for EdmodoCon Orlando

UPDATE: The date for the event has been changed to Monday, January 23, 2012 Following the success of EdmodoCon, our first virtual conference for educators held earlier this summer, we are pleased to announce our first live professional development event — EdmodoCon Orlando, a one day pre-conference event to be held on Sun, January 22, […]

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Spotlight: Global Learning Networks w/ Nashville,TN and Brunswick, NC

We are excited to continue our Fall Spotlight Webinar Series with a session highlighting how schools and districts are using Edmodo to create global learning networks. The webinar will feature educators from Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, TN and Brunswick County Public Schools, NC and will provide examples that teachers and administrators can use to connect […]

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EdmodoCon2011 en español

The Edmodo community will never cease to amaze us.  Mr. De León Mallorquín has translated all 104 pages of the EdmodoCon2011 presentations into Spanish.  Thank you so much Sr. Mallorquin! *** “Amplio dossier sobre EdmodoCon 2011” Saludos, el miércoles 10 de agosto 2011, se celebró la primera conferencia mundial de profesores de todo el mundo a […]

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Featured Blogger Update

Thanks to all of the educators from around the world who submitted applications to share your experiences as you and your class begin using Edmodo for the first time this fall.   We received so many applications that we need a bit more time to go through them all!   Please stay tuned for an […]

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EdmodoCon 2011: Educator Toolkit and Recorded Sessions

We wanted to send out a big thank you to everyone who was able to attend EdmodoCon 2011 last week.  We were blown away with the number of attendees who logged in throughout the day as well as the positive feedback we received after the event.  We can’t wait to do it again next  year! […]

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EdmodoCon 2011 is Streaming Live!

EdmodoCon 2011 has just begun! To join us, use the following login: Event URL: https://edmodo.webex.com/edmodo/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=599849732 Password: conference Note: If you did not register for the event, you can still join in with the login information above. We’ll be streaming all day until 9:00 pm EDT. Feel free to join us for the entire day or […]

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District Spotlight Webinar Series

Edmodo is pleased to announce our Fall 2011 District Spotlight Webinar Series. In an effort to provide ideas and inspiration to school districts around the world, the District Spotlight Series seeks to showcase the innovative ways districts are using Edmodo. Archives Improving Classroom Engagement with iPads and Edmodo- Chicago Public Schools – Watch the archived presentation. Increasing […]

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Important Update Regarding EdmodoCon 2011

Due to the overwhelming response we’ve received from educators across the globe, we have changed the platform we will be using for EdmodoCon 2011 in order to accommodate as many attendees as possible. Please disregard the confirmation email you received after registration and use the following link to log in to the event on Wednesday, […]

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Edmodo Internationalization: Become an Edmodo Translator

We are pleased to announce that we are launching a platform that will allow members of the Edmodo community to easily translate (or “internationalize”) the Edmodo interface. Over the coming weeks, our goal is to convene a cross-cultural team of Educators who will help us launch Edmodo in five additional languages, including: – French – […]

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Edmodo Call-to-Action: Help Minot, ND Schools

The community of Minot, North Dakota was recently affected by unprecedented flooding, resulting in the displacement of thousands of residents and the destruction of many of their schools.  With the new fall semester beginning in a month, the community of Minot is doing everything they can to ensure all of their students, many of whom […]

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EdmodoCon 2011 Presentation Schedule

We’d like to thank everyone who submitted a speaking proposal to present at EdmodoCon. We were blown away by the number of people who expressed interest. The selection process was very difficult, but we’ve put together a great line up of speakers. Below are the final details. Please note all times are listed in Eastern […]

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Scheduled Maintenance

We’re currently doing scheduled maintenance on the Edmodo website. It will be unavailable for a short period of time. Please check our our Twitter page for updates. Thanks for your patience. UPDATE: 11:10PM PST We’re back up! Thanks for your patience while we updated the site.

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EdmodoCon Registration Is Now Open

We are pleased to announce that registration for EdmodoCon 2011 is now open! Register now.  Wednesday, August 10, 2011.  10amET – 6pmET. Please join us for a full-day of sessions, or pick and choose the sessions that interest you most. More details on each of the following sessions and the presenters will be released later […]

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Scheduled Maintenance *updated*

Site is currently down while our team makes some backend changes to prepare for Back to School traffic.  Should be up again within the hour.  We’ll keep you updated on twitter @edmodo.  Thanks! UPDATE: 12:02PT   Site has been restored to normal service.  Thanks everyone!

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Be an Edmodo Leader! Present at EdmodoCon, August 10th

Are you thinking about submitting a presentation for EdmodoCon on August 10th but haven’t quite gotten around to it?   Submit your idea today! We have a lot of great submissions from all over the world – but still have room for a few more before we make the final schedule   Be a leader […]

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EdmodoCon2011

EdmodoCon2011 — Wednesday August 10th – the first annual one-day global virtual conference for educators. Our goal is for EdmodoCon to become a global gathering of educators who believe in the power of collaboration and social media to improve education worldwide. Educators from all over the world will come together to celebrate the creative ways […]

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Field Report from ISTE

Andy McKiel and Liz Castillo’s thoughts on the first day of the ISTE conference. ** Andy: After my first full day attending #iste11, I’m feeling so inspired by the events of the day!  I had high hopes for this conference – it’s everything I’d hoped for and more!  I took the time to fill in […]

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Guest Post: Games for Change is a Game Changer

Recently, Nikki Rivera, a central office administrator from Denver Public Schools attended the Games for Change conference in New York City.  She kindly agreed to report back to the Edmodo community on what she learned at the show.  Following are her thoughts on the conference.   Thanks Nikki – and thanks to the Games for […]

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Bring It! to ISTE

A Voice from the Library, final post by Shannon Miller! ** Many of us will soon be together in Philadelphia for ISTE 2011.  We will connect in presentations and meetings, meet up in the Blogger’s Cafe, and at social functions.  It will be a crazy few days but one filled with amazing learning, collaborating and […]

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Games for Change Festival

Games for Change, an organization that advocates for supporting and making games for social impact, will be hosting their annual festival in New York City June 20-22. For those not familiar with this annual event, the Games For Change festival brings together people from from government, media, academia and the gaming industry to explore real-world […]

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Maine Dept. of Ed: Open Education Resources Project

The Maine Department of Education has selected Edmodo as the platform to share their results of their recent Open Education Resources research project with the education community.  We think this will be a great opportunity to expose the Edmodo community to the wealth of high quality open resources, and hope you will join in the […]

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Update

The site is back up and running — libraries are available and you should be able to access everything as normal now.  We are monitoring things very closely – but as always, please let us know if you are seeing any issues. We have a few back end issues to work out as a result […]

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Site Issues

We are working quickly to resolve the issues on the site.   A couple of things you may see: 1.  Site going up and down.  We are working to identify the root cause — you may see a bit of wonkiness while we resolve the issue. 2.  Library Access:  The library is currently unavailable — […]

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Technovation Challenge: Mentoring the Next Generation of Inventors

At Edmodo, we love to see students engage with technology both inside and outside the classroom and that’s why we were excited about this year’s Technovation Challenge. The Technovation Challenge is a non-profit after-school program that encourages girls in high school to explore careers in technology and entrepreneurship. The challenge consists of a nine-week program […]

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Intermittent Site Issues: Updated

Edmodo is currently experiencing intermittent, isolated site issues.  We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.   We’ll keep you updated here.   Thanks! UPDATE: 11:15amEST/8:15amPST:  Looks like our datacenter hosts Amazon EC2 have had a few issues this morning which affect Edmodo and a number of  other services […]

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Hacking Education with DonorsChoose.org

We are very excited to announce that Edmodo is participating in the DonorsChoose.org Hacking-Education Contest for developers and data crunchers. From Donorschoose.org: “Ten years ago, a teacher in the Bronx launched DonorsChoose.org. Since then, more than 165,000 teachers at 43,000 public schools have posted over 300,000 classroom project requests, inspiring $80,000,000 in giving from 400,000 donors. […]

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Edmodo This! ‘Til Death Do Us Part

Jason Dudczak from Harllee Middle School in Manatee County, FL and his brand new bride Jessica sent us this picture from their wedding reception.   And, in the words of Jason’s co-worker Shelbi Ericsson, yes, it made our heart grow three times its size. Awwwww.. Congratulations Jason and Jessica — it’s a little known fact that […]

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Meet the Edmodo Featured Blogger Team

First, thank you to everyone who applied to become a Featured Blogger.  We received so many applications and were blown away by the thoughtful and creative ideas and the willingness to volunteer your own time to share your experiences with your peers. Because we received so many fantastic applications, we’ve decided that we may run […]

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Edmodo wins BESSIE Award for EdTech Excellence

We are pleased to announced that Edmodo has received a BESSIE Award from the ComputED Gazette as the Best Multi-Subject Networking Resource!  2011 marks the 17th anniversary of ComputED’s BESSIE Awards, which “target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with technology to foster educational excellence.  Winners are selected from titles submitted […]

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Why We love Glogster

At first, we didn’t dare to even think about the possibility of being the DEN March Madness Mashup 2011 Champions. But over the past week, as we saw incredible tools like Voicethread, Animoto, Voki and iMovie fall by the wayside — well — I guess we dared to hope.  And when we suddenly found ourselves […]

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Edmodo This! March Winners

Congratulations to Lynn Woods’ 8th Grade Class at Saint Gregory the Great School in Virginia Beach, VA — the winners of the March Edmodo This! photo contest. As Ms. Woods pointed out in her note, her students are conflicted…half are absolutely in love with Edmodo and want to do all of their work on it. […]

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Dear Samantha Anderson: Um…whoops.

Dear Samantha Anderson of Read-Patillo Elementary in Volusia County, Florida: We were really excited when we announced that you were the winner of the February Edmodo This! photo contest for the picture you submitted with our friend Robert Miller from the Daytona 500.   And we were even more excited when we were filling your […]

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Becoming a Featured Blogger: More Details

We are blown away by the overwhelming response we’ve received to our Featured Blogger post — thanks so much for your eagerness to take on even more responsibility after your day is over!  A few people have emailed requesting further clarification on how to submit an entry — in the interest of fairness, I’m posting […]

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Become an Edmodo Featured Blogger!

We’re looking for educators and administrators who have interesting insights into the integration of social media tools in the classroom.  Whether you are a daily Edmodo user, or a teacher who is just starting to use social media tools in the classroom, if you think you have something valuable to share and would like to […]

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Edmodo This! February Photo Winner

For their post-Flash Mob, Daytona 500 picture, Robert Miller (Port Orange Elementary) and Samantha Anderson (Read-Pattillo Elementary) from Volusia County, Florida are our Edmodo This! photo contest winners for February! As the first winner, they will receive a highly coveted Edmodo mug — and because we’re feeling guilty about how much of it we eat every […]

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Site Enhancements: New Communities, Read-Only, and more…

Based on your feedback, we launched some new features last night — we’re pretty excited about them, and hope you will be too:)  Updates include: New Communities: Last Fall, we launched Communities to provide a place for educators to gather with like-minded professionals to exchange ideas and share content on the topics that interest you.  […]

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Special Report from ICE 2011

The following is a Special Update by Ben Wilkoff, Online Community Manager, who describes his experiences at ICE 2011: Whether it was walking down the replica Bourbon street to the PLN plaza or strolling by the packed David Pogue keynote, the energy at ICE 2011 was palpable. It seemed as though every teacher, administrator and […]

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Register for an Edmodo Webinar

As we gear up for another great month on our Webinar calendar, we wanted to call attention to a couple of things that you might not be aware of with getting just-in-time professional development on Edmodo. First, you can sign up for all of your favorite Edmodo webinars from a single page. Second, you can […]

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Edmodo This! New ways to win, by popular demand

We asked you to send us pictures – and you answered!  Featured in this post are a selection of pics from our Florida Edmodo-enthusiasts, including: Robert Miller from Port Orange Elementary and Samantha Anderson from Read-Pattillo Elementary in Volusia County Florida rocked their Edmodo t-shirts at the Daytona 500! Ms Stasny’s 7th grade science class […]

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Backchannel the Pearson Common Core Virtual Conference

Next week, “educators nationwide will have first-row access to Common Core State Standards (CCSS) experts during Pearson’s Common Core Virtual Conference. The four-day conference, available free of charge, will include a range of virtual panels, presentations and interactive demonstrations for teachers, administrators, and parents from key authors and architects of the new principles.” We’re pleased […]

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Site Maintenance is Complete

We’re back!  Thanks for your patience during the last 20 minutes as we completed necessary maintenance.

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Site Currently Undergoing Maintenance

We apologize for the current outage on the site. As you know, our goal is to ensure Edmodo is always available; however, from time to time we take the site down during off hours to to release new features and enhancements. Last night, we released some enhancements to the site — although our goal is […]

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Edmodo This! Show your Edmodo Pride and Win Prizes!

We just returned from the Texas Computer Educators Association (TCEA) Annual Convention in Austin where we had a fantastic week meeting educators from across Texas — all of whom were incredibly enthusiastic and energized about using Edmodo in the classroom.   So much so, that we gave out over 600 T-shirts in 2 1/2 days. […]

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Backchannelling FETC: Edmodo for Professional Development

Apologies for the ‘radio silence’ on the blog this week — our team has been attending the Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando and we got swept away in the frenzy of the show. Edmodo partnered with FETC to provide backchannelling and conference evaluation support for the conference. During the week, 7,000+ attendees participated in […]

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The first Edmodo Meetup of the new year

The first Edmodo meetup of the new year happened last night at DazBog coffee in Loveland, CO. With hot cups in hand (one chai tea, one mocha, one latte and a few other coffee varieties), Edmodo was discussed for Elementary, Middle and High Schools in the area. We also had a few attendees from elsewhere […]

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All new Edmodo Webinars for the New Year

We have been crafting a few changes to our Webinar lineup for the new year and the results are in. For the coming month, we will be rotating 4 Webinars guaranteed to excite anyone interested in getting to know Edmodo or in going further with their Edmodo use. We have taken a lot of feedback from teachers […]

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Attending FETC? Join the discussion on Edmodo

If you are planning to attend FETC in Orlando January 30-Feb 3, 2011 be sure to join the FETC Community on Edmodo.  Here you will be able to download and share session materials, participate in backchannel conversations during presentations and keynotes, meet up with other Edmodo educators and get real time updates on the latest […]

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Welcome Union Square Ventures to the Edmodo Team

Before everyone gets swept up in holiday concerts, assemblies, and the rush of getting those final papers graded so you can “start the new year fresh”, we wanted to take a few moments to reflect back on some of the things you’ve helped us accomplish this year and share with you some exciting new developments […]

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One Million Strong and Growing!

Edmodo has just registered our 1 millionth user!  We can hardly believe it’s been two years since we launched Edmodo in response to a demand from teachers for safe social networking tools that could be easily integrated into classroom curriculum.  Those forward-thinking educators knew then what is becoming clear to us all now: the classroom is no longer bound […]

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Get ready for the New Year – join an Edmodo webinar this month

Please join us for an upcoming webinar. We will cover everything you need to get started using Edmodo in the classroom Refresh your skills on Edmodo for the classroom Learn to leverage Edmodo for professional development Check out new features for teachers, schools and districts Hear exciting news of what’s to come! In the coming weeks, […]

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Start Spreading the News…

There has been a lot of Twitter chatter lately from teachers who have discovered the value of Edmodo and are looking for advice on how to convince Administrators of the benefits of integrating social networking tools into the classroom and on how to get other teachers in their school involved in Edmodo. Some great ideas […]

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Will you be at FETC in January? We’d love to meet you

If you are planning to attend the Florida Education Technology Conference in Orlando in January and would like to join the Edmodo team for some events, we’d love to hear from you.  We will be onsite in the Exhibition Hall but we would also like to take some time to sit down with a few […]

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November Webinar Schedule

Please join us for an upcoming webinar. We will cover everything you need to return to school: Refresh your skills on Edmodo for the classroom Learn to leverage Edmodo for professional development Check out new features for teachers, schools and districts Hear exciting news of what’s to come! Check back often for updated calendar of […]

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Teacher Story Webinar: Live Demo of Edmodo in the Classroom

Teacher Story Webinar, Featuring Robert Miller:  Thursday, Sep 30, 2010 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT Our Guest Blogger, Robert Miller, is Back! Last fall, Robert Miller first discovered Edmodo for his fifth grade class. Today, he has proclaimed his Edmodo roll-out a total success! Edmodo has become the anchor for his classroom’s online experience. […]

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Edmodo celebrates turning 2 years old with 500,000 users

Happy Birthday Edmodo!  Edmodo turns 2 years old today. Actually, it officially happens at 11PM PST tonight. In even bigger news, Edmodo passed a significant milestone today when the 500,000th user signed up!  In less than two years, Edmodo has spread across 10,000 schools to a half a million users. What is driving the excitement […]

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Announcing Edmodo Weekly Webinar Series

Please join us for an upcoming webinar. We will cover everything you need to return to school: Refresh your skills on Edmodo for the classroom Learn to leverage Edmodo for professional development Check out new features for teachers, schools and districts Hear exciting news of what’s to come! Check back often for updated calendar of […]

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ISTE Highlights

ISTE 2010 was an amazing experience and we are sad that it had to end. The Edmodo team had so many great conversations with educators who flocked to Denver from all over the world. EduBloggerCon We had the chance to attend EduBloggerCon on Saturday and had the pleasure to listen to educators speak and share […]

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Countdown to ISTE

ISTE is less than 2 weeks away and we’re hard at work preparing for what’s sure to be  an exciting conference! Here is a sneak peak at some of the fun events and giveaways we have planned. Be sure to join the ISTE group on edmodo (group code ISTE10) and stop by our booth (#1492) for even more […]

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Edmodo is attending the ISTE conference in June. Are you?

If so, join Edmodo’s ISTE 2010 group on Edmodo to connect and communicate with other conference-goers and learn about the great giveaways and fun events we have planned.  For current Edmodo members, just click Join in the groups section of your Edmodo home page and enter the group code “ISTE10”.  Non-members can sign up for a free teacher account […]

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edmodo – a major milestone and a big thank you

First, I would like to say thank you for the support and understanding that you have shown over the last couple of days as we have worked through the issues raised as we rolled out our new platform. With this new rollout, we will be able to continue to support the tremendous growth that we […]

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Edmodo Undergoing System Upgrade Saturday 3/20 at 9pm PST

Edmodo will be offline for a short period to undergo some system code and server upgrades starting at 9:00pm PST Saturday 3/20/10. Here are some highlights that will be available after the new system upgrade: Edmodo will now be fully internationalized.  We started with Spanish support.  More languages can be added very easily and quickly […]

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Re-Tweet this to enter to win an ipod touch from Edmodo

UPDATE: The current Edmodo Twitter giveaway is over. Congrats to @mmiller7571 for winning the iPod touch on Twitter. Edmodo has a booth at the Florida Education Technology (FETC) Conference in Orlando, FL this week. We are doing a few iPod touch giveaways at our booth and if your here at FETC you should stop by […]

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Edmodo Store T-Shirts & Mugs

I’ve been asked quite a few times if we had any t-shirts which I regrettably had to say no.  Today that has changed.  I decided to create an Edmodo Cafe Press Store so Edmodo supporters can now purchase some Edmodo gear.  We have a bunch of different style t-shirts and coffee mugs.  You can get […]

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Edmodo gets nod in 2009 Horizon Report K-12 Edition

I just wanted to share with the Edmodo Community that we got mentioned in the 2009 Horizon Report K-12 Edition that was released earlier this month. We also received a mention in the eSchool news article “Six technologies soon to affect education” based on our mention in the Horizon report. Unfortunately to see our blurb […]

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Creative Commons in Education & the Classroom

I often get asked about what type of content is legal to use on School & Teacher’s websites. I explain that it is not ok to use copyrighted material that other people own on their websites. I try to explain to them what Creative Commons (CC) is and why they should think about using CC […]

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Edmodo in the news

We have been getting some great press over the last 3 weeks since we launched Edmodo.  I wanted to share some of the best articles with you. http://www.boxoftricks.net/?p=432 – What students think of Edmodo http://mashable.com/2008/09/18/edmodo/ http://www.boxoftricks.net/?p=403 http://academhack.outsidethetext.com/home/2008/edmodo-twitter-for-educators/ http://www.openeducation.net/2008/09/20/edmodo-free-microblogging-site-for-educators/ http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/digital_passports/2008/09/05/edmodo-twitter-designed-for-the-classroom/ http://www.blogher.com/edmodo-microblogging-classroom We have been really humbled by the support that people have given to Edmodo and […]

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We are launching Edmodo…. NOW!!!!

Big news today: We have just launched Edmodo at https://www.edmodo.com and invite you to come sign up. What is Edmodo? Edmodo is a private microblogging platform that teachers and students can use to send notes, links, files, alerts, assignments, and events to each other. Teachers also have the ability to mark any post from their […]

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Edmodo on Twitter

I just wanted to write and let everybody know Edmodo is on Twitter. We have been on twitter for quite some time, but really haven’t promoted the account. As we near launch we are going to start to use the Edmodo twitter account a bit more for announcements, help, support, and pretty much however you […]

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