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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 […]

PBL + Edmodo = Awesome

PBL + Edmodo = Awesome

May 27th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Friday with Bianca! ** I find myself sitting in a lecture by philosopher David Chalmers (it’s titled ‘The Singularity: A Philosophical Analysis’) and realise that once again I am behind in writing my weekly post for edmodo – where do the hours go?! The layout of the room (a university lecture theatre) contradicts the focus […]

Student PLNs: Students As Resources

Student PLNs: Students As Resources

May 26th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Thursday with Liz! ** When I first introduced my students to Edmodo, I really didn’t know what would happen.  I knew that Edmodo had the potential to do great things for my class and my students, but I didn’t want it to be just another web 2.0 tool.  My goal was to motivate my students […]

Web 2.0: Why we love Edmodo

Web 2.0: Why we love Edmodo

May 25th, 2011 | 5 Comments

Wednesdays with Bret! ** If you are a North American, congratulations, you have approximately a week and a half until you wrap up your 2010/2011 adventure. With that in mind, let’s celebrate by saluting our next… Edmodian of the Week: Mr. McAsh! Mr. McAsh is a HUGE asset to the Edmodo PLN and is an amazing […]

Voice of the Library: Take A Look…What Do You See?

Voice of the Library: Take A Look…What Do You See?

May 24th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today in the library, I took these photographs of our 5th graders at Van Meter completely engaged, sharing with friends, and having a blast learning something new. And just what was it that hooked this group of students? We recently added 8 iPad’s and 12 iPod’s to the technology in our school.  When the students […]

View from the District:  Breathing New Life into an Old System

View from the District: Breathing New Life into an Old System

May 23rd, 2011 | 2 Comments

Checkin in with Andy McKiel! ** This week, I have the opportunity to present to our district administrative team along with a few other consultants and administrators within my school district.  We’ve been asked to share highlights with our administrative group from our experiences attending the ‘Assessing Student Knowledge’ conference that we attended last fall […]

VocabularySpellingCity Comes to Edmodo

VocabularySpellingCity Comes to Edmodo

May 20th, 2011 | 2 Comments

We are pleased to welcome VocabularySpellingCity as the newest Edmodo Community. For those of you not familiar, the site automates the study of word lists for spelling and vocabulary. You can enter any list and VocabSpellingCity.com provides the sentences and definitions for the 20 different learning activities, including a WordSeach, HangMouse (think hangman), WordUnScramble, SpellingTest, VocabularyTest, […]

DIY Teacher:  Innovative, Free and Easy

DIY Teacher: Innovative, Free and Easy

May 20th, 2011 | 2 Comments

TGIF with Bianca! ** Another fast and furious teaching week down here in Australia. Things seem to snowball – parent teacher evenings, reports, marking, lesson planning. I am constantly surprised when people say ‘You’re a teacher? That must be easy with all those holidays and the short hours.’ Are you kidding me?! Anyway, I’m not […]

Maine Dept. of Ed: Open Education Resources Project

Maine Dept. of Ed: Open Education Resources Project

May 19th, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

Student PLNs:  Reflecting on Reflections

Student PLNs: Reflecting on Reflections

May 19th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thursday with Liz! Reflections are one of the most power professional development tools we have as educators.  It is what allows us to continue to improve and get better at what we do with our students.  Like many of you, I love to try new things in my class whether it is a lesson, a […]

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