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Teacher Spotlight: Lisa Butler, Hershey Middle School

Teacher Spotlight: Lisa Butler, Hershey Middle School

November 7th, 2012 | 1 Comment

Today, we’re pleased to launch “Edmodo Spotlight,” a new blog series that features an Edmodo teacher, school or district. If you are interested in being featured, please send a note to ideas@edmodo.com. Here is our first Edmodo spotlight! Edmodo Teacher Spotlight: Lisa Butler Name: Lisa Butler Grade level & subject area: Middle School Spanish School: […]

Students Cast Their Vote for President

Students Cast Their Vote for President

November 5th, 2012 | 40 Comments

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 […]

The Election and the Student Perspective

The Election and the Student Perspective

October 31st, 2012 | 1 Comment

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 […]

Edmodo Votes 2012

Edmodo Votes 2012

October 25th, 2012 | 26 Comments

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

Share Your Digital Citizenship Story, Get a Free Poster!

Share Your Digital Citizenship Story, Get a Free Poster!

October 22nd, 2012 | 10 Comments

UPDATE: This promotion ended on 12/4/12. Posters are no longer available. Last month, in partnership with Common Sense Media, we announced a new resource for educators, the “Digital Citizenship Starter Kit.” The kit included a series of activities and lessons designed to introduce digital citizenship concepts right in Edmodo and are based on Common Sense Media’s free […]

Election 2012: 12 Questions to Engage Students in the Debate

Election 2012: 12 Questions to Engage Students in the Debate

October 19th, 2012 | 12 Comments

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

Election 2012: Polling Students via Edmodo

Election 2012: Polling Students via Edmodo

October 10th, 2012 | 5 Comments

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

Wondering Coast to Coast: A Read Aloud Project

Wondering Coast to Coast: A Read Aloud Project

October 4th, 2012 | 6 Comments

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

Vote for Your Favorite SXSWedu Proposals

Vote for Your Favorite SXSWedu Proposals

October 2nd, 2012 | 0 Comments

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

Election 2012: Debate Activities for all Subject Areas

Election 2012: Debate Activities for all Subject Areas

October 2nd, 2012 | 10 Comments

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

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