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Edmodo & Challenge Based Learning

Edmodo & Challenge Based Learning

June 9th, 2011 | 11 Comments

Student PLNs with Liz! ** Although many of you are done with your school year and ready to relax and enjoy your well-deserved vacation, I know that summer break doesn’t stop you from planning or thinking about the great ideas you will implement next school year.  For many of us, summer is not only a […]

Edmodo: Before and After

Edmodo: Before and After

June 8th, 2011 | 3 Comments

Wednesdays with Bret! ** In case you missed me bragging about it, my school year is already over and I am currently enjoying my summer break-and yes, I am rubbing it in 🙂 That being the case, I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on this year and what’s been good about it. The word […]

Ideas for Using Edmodo….Let’s Create a List Together!

Ideas for Using Edmodo….Let’s Create a List Together!

June 7th, 2011 | 2 Comments

Voice of the Library with Shannon Yesterday was the end of the school year for Van Meter. The seniors already graduated and are onto the next chapter in their lives. The kids at school were happy and excited as they talked about their summer plans. They took photos with their friends throughout the day, signed […]

View from the District:  Spreading the Word

View from the District: Spreading the Word

June 6th, 2011 | 0 Comments

More words of wisdom from Andy McKiel!  As we proceed with our district implementation of Edmodo, I’m still trying to wrap my head around the BEST way to get as many teachers on board as possible. I mentioned in one of my very first blog posts that we didn’t want to force our district teachers to […]

Games for Change Festival

Games for Change Festival

June 3rd, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Keeping busy parents ‘in the loop’

Keeping busy parents ‘in the loop’

June 3rd, 2011 | 2 Comments

Do-it-Yourself Teaching with Bianca! Parents today are busy, there’s no denying it. Often parents work long hours, returning home to their children tired, stressed and grumpy. The dinner needs to be cooked, the house tidied and the washing done. There is little time to sit down and chat with the kids about homework and how […]

A Model For Student Communication and Collaboration

A Model For Student Communication and Collaboration

June 2nd, 2011 | 1 Comment

Student PLNs with Liz! ** Getting my students to effectively collaborate and work in teams has proven to be a constant challenge.  Of course many of them love working with their friends, sharing the workload, and having a chance to be social…but I would argue that this doesn’t necessarily constitute effective collaboration.  Because of the […]

Web 2.0: Edmodians of the Week – Creating an Edmodo RSS feed

Web 2.0: Edmodians of the Week – Creating an Edmodo RSS feed

June 1st, 2011 | 7 Comments

Web 2.0 with Bret! ** Unfortunately, I do not have a single “Edmodian of the Week” today. It’s not that there aren’t people to choose from, the problem is that there are too many of you doing too many amazing things to pick just one to end the year. So what I wanted to do […]

Edmodo: The Perfect Place For Kids To Connect This Summer

Edmodo: The Perfect Place For Kids To Connect This Summer

May 31st, 2011 | 2 Comments

Voice of the Library with Shannon ** Summer break will be here for me in just five days.  Even though there are a couple of months that we are not in school with our students, there are so many ways now that we can stay connected with them during the summertime.  We can use Twitter, Facebook, […]

Why use Edmodo with students? (Your feedback requested!)

Why use Edmodo with students? (Your feedback requested!)

May 30th, 2011 | 28 Comments

A View from the District with Andy McKiel: Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve seen and heard the buzz everywhere – blog posts, tweets & Edmodo communities are chock-full of mentions of the upcoming summer holidays.  While I, too, am counting down the days until the end of the 2010/2011 school year, my excitement […]

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