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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. […]

5 Tips for Parents Getting Started with Edmodo

5 Tips for Parents Getting Started with Edmodo

September 27th, 2012 | 16 Comments

Parent accounts are a great way for parents to observe and stay up to date with their child’s Edmodo activities. With more and more parents signing up for Edmodo, we wanted to provide additional information and tips on how to get started, as well as our most frequently asked questions from parents. 5 Tips to Help […]

NoRedInk Wins Innovation Challenge; Launches Free Edmodo App

NoRedInk Wins Innovation Challenge; Launches Free Edmodo App

September 25th, 2012 | 2 Comments

Exciting news from Education Nation this morning as NoRedInk, coached by Edmodo COO Crystal Hutter, won the 2012 Citi Innovation Challenge. The challenge features three teams of young innovators from around the U.S. who compete in a series of trials. NoRedInk was recognized as the team with the best solution for improving education and was awarded $75,000 in this morning’s pitch competition […]

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