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New Release: Make new Connections with Teacher Profiles and Spotlight Updates

New Release: Make new Connections with Teacher Profiles and Spotlight Updates

May 7th, 2011 | 44 Comments

A consistent message we hear from the Edmodo community is that your Professional Learning Network is critical to both your professional success and personal satisfaction as an educator.  To support you in creating your PLN, this week’s release focuses on new ways to connect, collaborate and share a bit of yourself with the Edmodo community. […]

The DIY Teacher: Moving freely between learning spaces

The DIY Teacher: Moving freely between learning spaces

May 6th, 2011 | 5 Comments

Week 3 with Bianca! ** I am often asked by teachers why they should use Edmodo (often referred to as a microblog) when they already use a blog (such as edublogs and WordPress). It’s a pretty sensible question – teachers are already busy and don’t really need to be doubling up on work for no […]

Student PLN’s: Rules For Engagement

Student PLN’s: Rules For Engagement

May 5th, 2011 | 0 Comments

Week 3 with Liz Castillo! ** This week I would like to discuss more about how to set the stage for students to safely engage in social networking while allowing them to have fun and learn.  Last week, I wrote about the importance of relationship building before introducing the technology.  It is really important that […]

Web 2.0: Educator Showcase

Web 2.0: Educator Showcase

May 4th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Week 3 with Bret Gosselin! ** It’s Wednesday again and I’m excited to be able to share with you all for another round this week. I am adding a new section today that I’m pretty stoked about. As I’ve said before, I am not the expert on how to use the web in the classroom-you all are. […]

Voice of the Library: Connect, Create, Celebrate

Voice of the Library: Connect, Create, Celebrate

May 3rd, 2011 | 0 Comments

Week 3 with Shannon Miller! ** There are so many things that happen each day that remind me why I love being a teacher.  I am happy when my elementary students run to the new picture books I have displayed in the library and sit down on the floor to read them with friends.  I […]

View from the District: It’s all about connecting…

View from the District: It’s all about connecting…

May 2nd, 2011 | 6 Comments

Week 3 with Andy McKiel – enjoy! ** As I’ve read through all of the Featured Blogger posts over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been struck by the common thread that’s emerged – it’s all about connecting… connecting with our students, connecting with other educators and connecting with tools that have the power to […]

The DIY Teacher: Are you connected deeply? Part I.

The DIY Teacher: Are you connected deeply? Part I.

April 29th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Week 2 with Bianca Hewes from Davidson High School, NSW, Australia In front of me is the majestic Lake Rotoaria, found in the very middle of New Zealand’s north island. The lake, reflecting a moody Autumn sky, is straddled by black swans who hoot noisily to each other seemingly unconcerned by the menacing snow-capped Mount Tongariro […]

Crocodoc Comes to Edmodo

Crocodoc Comes to Edmodo

April 28th, 2011 | 4 Comments

Crocodoc has become a popular tool with many educators – in recent months you’ve encouraged us to migrate to it. So we did! For those who are not familiar,  Crocodoc is a tool that allows you to view files in your Edmodo stream without having to download them to your computer.  Word docs, excel, PowerPoint […]

Student PLNs: It’s All About Relationships

Student PLNs: It’s All About Relationships

April 28th, 2011 | 6 Comments

Week 2 with Liz Castillo from Kamehameha Middle School in Honolulu, Hawaii ** When I think about why I love teaching so much, it really comes down to one thing….relationships.  Although I have a passion for teaching my content and using technology, the heart and soul of why I do it is because of how I […]

Technovation Challenge: Mentoring the Next Generation of Inventors

Technovation Challenge: Mentoring the Next Generation of Inventors

April 27th, 2011 | 1 Comment

At Edmodo, we love to see students engage with technology both inside and outside the classroom and that’s why we were excited about this year’s Technovation Challenge. The Technovation Challenge is a non-profit after-school program that encourages girls in high school to explore careers in technology and entrepreneurship. The challenge consists of a nine-week program […]

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