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Hacking Education with DonorsChoose.org

Hacking Education with DonorsChoose.org

April 15th, 2011 | 1 Comment

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. […]

Edmodo This! ‘Til Death Do Us Part

Edmodo This! ‘Til Death Do Us Part

April 12th, 2011 | 1 Comment

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 […]

Meet the Edmodo Featured Blogger Team

Meet the Edmodo Featured Blogger Team

April 11th, 2011 | 6 Comments

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 […]

Edmodo wins BESSIE Award for EdTech Excellence

Edmodo wins BESSIE Award for EdTech Excellence

April 8th, 2011 | 7 Comments

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 […]

Why We love Glogster

Why We love Glogster

April 5th, 2011 | 3 Comments

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 […]

Edmodo This!  March Winners

Edmodo This! March Winners

April 1st, 2011 | 0 Comments

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. […]

Dear Samantha Anderson: Um…whoops.

Dear Samantha Anderson: Um…whoops.

March 30th, 2011 | 5 Comments

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 […]

4 Easy Ways to Connect with Parents on Edmodo

4 Easy Ways to Connect with Parents on Edmodo

March 29th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Creating a strong school-home connection is critical — even moreso with the blended learning environment Edmodo enables.  But teachers often struggle to find meaningful ways to engage parents in their child’s classroom activities.  Here are a few easy ways to get parents involved: 1.  Create Parent Accounts: Invite parents to join your class on Edmodo to […]

3 Steps to Creating Your Personal Learning Network (PLN)

3 Steps to Creating Your Personal Learning Network (PLN)

March 28th, 2011 | 1 Comment

Your PLN is the network of educators and colleagues you connect with online to share resources, ideas and experiences. Creating a strong PLN takes time and focus but is a critical step for professional growth.  The first steps to creating a PLN on Edmodo are easy – and will get you on your way to […]

Becoming a Featured Blogger: More Details

Becoming a Featured Blogger: More Details

March 23rd, 2011 | 1 Comment

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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