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Show and Tell: Pixton for Schools

When most of us were in school, the definition of an ‘attentive classroom’ meant rows of desks with students sitting up straight in absolute silence while the teacher delivered a lecture in front of the chalkboard.  In fact, the greatest compliment a class could receive was passing the dreaded “Can I hear a Pin Drop?” […]

CommunitiesEdmodo AppsSchools & Districts - Posted on Friday, November 5th, 2010

Edmodo Platform Open to Third Party Developers

As announced earlier this week, we wanted to share with you the news that we are opening the Edmodo platform to allow third-party publishers and developers to create educational apps that integrate directly with Edmodo.  Apps built for the Edmodo platform will be available to teachers across the US for the 2012-2013 school year. On […]

Edmodo AppsNews & Events - Posted on Friday, March 9th, 2012

Edmodo COO Selected as Mentor for Citi Innovation Challenge

We are excited to share that Edmodo’s Chief Operating Officer Crystal Hutter has been named as a mentor for the second-annual “Citi Innovation Challenge” at this year’s Education Nation Summit. The challenge features three teams of young innovators from around the U.S. in a series of trials, culminating in a pitch competition at the 2012 Summit. As a […]

Edmodo AppsNews & Events - Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Teacher Katherine Drummond Solves the Lost Homework Problem With Edmodo

This post is part of our Edmodo Spotlight series which highlights Edmodo teachers, schools and districts. If you are interested in being featured, please complete this form. Katherine Drummond is a 3rd grade teacher at Winterville Elementary School. Using Edmodo to Capture Attention & Create Excitement Before incorporating Edmodo into my classroom, I had a difficult […]

Teacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Edmodo App “Subtext” Helps Language Arts Teachers With Common Core Alignment [Video]

This post is part of our Edmodo Spotlight series which highlights Edmodo teachers, schools and districts. If you are interested in being featured, please complete this form. Melinda Pierce is an 8th grade English teacher at Palm Beach Schools. Figurative Language is Fun, Oh My!  Melinda Pierce created a video and slide presentation of how she’s […]

Edmodo AppsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Summer Reading on Edmodo – Win Free Books For Your School Library

Looking for a creative way to encourage your students to read this summer? DOGOBooks is offering a free Summer Reading program through Edmodo! About the Program The Summer Reading program is designed to help students keep up their reading skills, and continue developing their critical thinking and writing skills by writing reviews and sharing their opinion with peers. […]

Edmodo AppsNews & Events - Posted on Monday, May 20th, 2013

4 New Edmodo Apps Launch at ISTE

The Edmodo team is here at ISTE this week and today we’re excited to introduce four new partners launching Edmodo apps! Check out the following Apps now available in the Edmodo Store. If you’re at ISTE, be sure to stop by our booth (7196) to learn more about these apps and win free Edmodo Store credit! […]

Edmodo AppsNews & Events - Posted on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Premium Edmodo Apps Go International

Educators around the world have long been asking for full access to all the apps available in our Edmodo Store. Today at BETT 2014, the world’s leading global learning technology event, we announced that the Edmodo Store is going on the virtual road and making premium apps available in Australia, Canada, Ireland, and the United […]

Edmodo AppsFeatures - Posted on Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Connect to Third-Party Apps With Edmodo

We’re excited to announce Edmodo Connect, a new feature that lets you log in to your favorite educational content with your Edmodo username and password. What does this mean? No more creating multiple accounts across apps or websites, filling out long sign up forms, entering the same information over and over, or managing (and remembering) […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsFeatures - Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Unleash the Power of Positivity With StoryLines Pages

Looking for a great end-of-year activity for your classroom? With the new StoryLines Pages app on Edmodo, you can teach students to give and receive one of life’s best skills: positive reinforcement. Inspired by the story All Good Things by Sister Helen Mrosla, StoryLines Pages is a collaborative classroom activity where students learn the power […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo Apps - Posted on Friday, April 11th, 2014

Three Kindergarten-Sized Approaches to Edmodo

Today is Kindergarten Day, honoring the birthday of Friedrich Froebe, who impacted education in innumerable ways after founding the first kindergarten in 1837. While Edmodo is the number one social learning platform for K-12 education, we recently met some kindergarten teachers who wondered whether it’s too advanced for their students. The answer, of course, is a […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsFeatures - Posted on Monday, April 21st, 2014

iPad App Gets New Functionality, New Features

Inspired by your feedback, an updated version of our iPad app is now available. Faster and more intuitive, the latest upgrade was created to include some of your favorite features in the web version of Edmodo: Better Group Navigation. Access all your Groups, all on the same screen. Tapping on the Groups tab lets you […]

Edmodo AppsFeatures - Posted on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Kindness Matters: Writing with StoryLines Pages & Edmodo

This is a guest post from Sandy McConnell, a 5th grade teacher at Bagby Elementary. Originally published on Mrs. McConnell’s Blog, she shares her perspective of StoryLines, an app recently developed and released by Edmodo. Want to see yourself on the Edmodo Blog? Submit your story. I co-teach a class of 36 fifth graders with Sheila Monger, our inclusive […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Design New Ways to Spark Student Creativity With Tackk

Aside from being a teacher for five years for the School District of Philadelphia, most recently at Crossroads Accelerated Academy at Meade, I’m a husband, father, veteran, coach, and Scout Leader. On a flight from Philadelphia to Florida, I saw an advertorial in my in-flight magazine for Tackk, a free way to create web pages […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsGeneralTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Top 5 Creativity Apps for Your Classroom

You know the power of Edmodo for streamlining student assignments and simplifying teaching with technology. Power up your lesson plans even further and ignite your students’ imaginations with these creativity-based apps from the Edmodo Store: 5. eduCanon Interactive Video Great for video lessons, gauging comprehension Price: Free Embed questions into online videos and transform content into an […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsGeneralStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Top 5 Math and ELA-Based Apps

Yesterday, we introduced you to five creativity-based apps perfect for back-to-school. Today, we’d like to share five more, to supplement your Common Core lessons plans. Available on the Edmodo Store, each of the following apps is focused on Math or ELA, and helps make learning personal and fun—some are even games that students will never […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsFeaturesGeneral - Posted on Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Top 5 Edmodo Connect Apps for iPad

To save valuable time in the classroom, Edmodo Connect allows teachers and students to log in to third-party website and mobile apps using their Edmodo credentials. This lets everyone in class access multiple sources of content quickly and easily with a single username and password, eliminating the need to manage a number of online account […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsGeneral - Posted on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Rewrite How Students Cite With RefME

In the digital age, technology plays a big part in the back-to-school process. Over the past few years, it’s become more than using desktop, laptop, or mobile devices to get work assigned and completed; today, educators need to consider how technology can help them teach, as well as which tools and platforms to use with […]

Activities & TipsEdmodo AppsGeneralSchools & DistrictsStudentsTeachers - Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Math Games: 5 Takeaways from the Online Gaming Industry that Apply to EdTech

Math Games, an Edmodo Connect app, recently topped EdSurge’s list for Best S’cool Tools of 2015. We had the pleasure of speaking with Bill Kara, CEO and co-founder of TeachMe, Math Games’ parent company. Before creating Math Games, Bill and his partner found success in online gaming. They were drawn to the educational space because they felt digital advancement […]

Edmodo AppsGeneral - Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Five Ways Peekapak Transforms 21st Century Character Education

Peekapak, one of our freshly minted Edmodo Connect partners, offers a program that teaches character development curriculum through engaging stories and fun, standards-aligned lessons. Ami Shah and Angie Chan, co-founders and long-time best friends, tackled the challenge of distilling nuanced social-emotional skills, such as gratitude, perseverance, empathy, and teamwork (amongst others) into child-friendly lessons. The […]

General - Posted on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016