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VocabularySpellingCity Comes to Edmodo

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, […]

Communities - Posted on Friday, May 20th, 2011

Introducing the Teacher’s Lounge

At Edmodo, we’re always looking for new ways to connect educators. From Edmodo Communities, to EdmodoCon and New User Groups, we want to enable collaboration and peer to peer learning outside the walls of your school. Today, we’re excited to announce our newest program – the Teacher’s Lounge webinar series! This new webinar series will […]

News & Events - Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Reserve your spot for our next Teachers’ Lounge webinar!

Host: Nira Dale, 9th grade Honors ELA teacher, Florence, Alabama Date: Tuesday January 21, 7:00pm EST Topic: Mastering The Standards With Edmodo In this live, 30-minute webinar, Support Ambassador, Nira Dale, will share how she uses Edmodo to bring mastery of the standards to her classroom. Nira uses Edmodo as a classroom management tool to […]

News & Events - Posted on Friday, January 3rd, 2014

#EdmodoChat Rewind: Starting the School Year With Edmodo

Looking for ways to flip your classroom this back-to-school season? Find out how you can do just that with Edmodo. Check out last night’s #EdmodoChat on Twitter to see how other teachers use Edmodo to get ready for the new school year and secure parent buy-in, and discover their favorite activities, apps, and more. Want to join the conversation? Follow @Edmodo and add […]

Activities & TipsFeaturesGeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Friday, August 15th, 2014

#EdmodoChat Rewind: Digital Citizenship in Your Classroom

Want to make your students good digital citizens? Sneak a peek at last night’s #EdmodoChat on Twitter and see how other educators define digital citizenship, learn the essentials they use to keep students safe in a digital world, get advice on how to add digital safety to your lessons plans, and more! Want to join the conversation? Follow […]

Activities & TipsGeneralStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Friday, August 22nd, 2014

EdmodoCon 2015: Reserve Your Spot Today

  The end of the school year is almost here. As you plan your summer, be sure to mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 4, because EdmodoCon registration is officially open! An international webcast that brings together educators from around the world, this is your chance to make collaborative connections, discover new resources, and hear […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesGeneralNews & EventsSchools & DistrictsTeacher Stories - Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Michael Horn to Deliver Closing Keynote

Join us in welcoming Michael Horn to the EdmodoCon speaker lineup! Co-Founder and Executive Director of Education at the Clayton Christensen Institute, Horn leads a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres through its research. Their aim is to transform monolithic, factory-model […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Paving the Road to Success in Education

When I think about how far education has come over the past 25 years, I feel both encouraged by progress and overwhelmed by the possibilities, for we have so much further to go. The way I reconcile these feelings is knowing that while we have a great deal of work to do, we’re taking the […]

GeneralNews & EventsParentsSchools & DistrictsStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: 5 Tips for a Red Carpet-Worthy Viewing Party

The way we see it, being an educator is like being famous. Every day, you stand in front of a live audience that hangs on your every word, someone always wants some of your time, and you spend long hours “on set.” Since educators literally take the stage at EdmodoCon, we want everyone watching at […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesGeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

How Blended Learning Increases Teacher Job Satisfaction & Retention

As models of blended learning grow, improve, and reinvent what school looks like, their potential isn’t only limited to helping create a student-centered education system; they can also vastly improve the lives and capacities of teachers worldwide. Blended learning is not about merely using technology in the classroom. It’s about the combination of online learning […]

GeneralNews & EventsSchools & DistrictsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Laura Murphy

After starting her career as an Event and Wedding Coordinator, Laura Murphy soon realized that she’d much rather be planning lessons and molding inquisitive minds. Following her passion, Murphy obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from the College of Charleston and now works to instill a lifelong love of learning in her students. When she’s […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Peter Grostic

Before becoming a Professional Learning Consultant for Communications by Design in Ada, Michigan, Peter Grostic earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Albion College and a Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership from Western Michigan University. He also spent seven years in Grand Rapids, teaching Mathematics for Kentwood Public Schools. This classroom experience now […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Conozca a Nuestra Presentadora Teresa Perles

For the first time, EdmodoCon will feature a special Spanish-language session. To highlight Teresa Perles and her Learning Gets Personal: Differentiating to Improve Individual Outcomes presentation, the following blog post is written entirely in her native tongue. Teresa Perles ha enseñado inglés como lengua extranjera por 30 años. Apasionada de la educación y TIC, ella […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Shoemaker

John Shoemaker is a Technology Specialist who facilitates Project SMaRT, a long-term professional development technology initiative for secondary teachers in the School District of Palm Beach County. Shoemaker supports over 12,000 teachers in integrating all forms of technology, including iPads and Edmodo. Currently pursuing his doctorate at Grand Canyon University, Shoemaker is also an Edmodo […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Friday, July 24th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Rachelle Wooten

A Digital Learning Specialist in Houston, Texas, Rachelle Wooten supports the effective integration of technology into learning environments. Her passion for helping educators reach and teach each student is evident in her own love of learning; Wooten is an Edmodo Certified Trainer, an Authorized Google Education Trainer, a Nearpod Pionear, an Adobe Education Leader, a […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker John Choins

During his 16-year teaching career, John Choins has worked in both public and private schools in the Waco, Texas area. For the last 11 years, he’s taught middle school math, including algebra, to regular and pre-AP math students, and was chosen as the 2014-15 Teacher of the Year on his current campus. A strong advocate […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kathy Pittinger

Before becoming a teacher, Kathy Pittinger earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin, got a Master’s from the American Graduate School of International Management, and spent 15 years working in international business in the Caribbean. A lifelong learner, Pittinger now focuses on giving students the tools and strategies they need to explore the […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Randy Fairfield

Randy Fairfield teaches Language Arts and Social Studies to a diverse student population, and over the past seven years, has worked with migrants learning English, students at-risk of dropping out, and students being homeschooled. To further his practice, Fairfield’s Master’s Degree in Teaching will soon be accompanied by a National Board Certification. His passion for […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Meet Speaker Kari Salomon

While earning a Bachelor’s in Middle Grades Education from Brenau University and a Master’s in EdTech from the University of West Georgia, Kari Salomon knew she wanted to use Science to change the world. Today, she does that one child at a time as a middle school teacher for Gwinnett County Public Schools, where she […]

GeneralNews & EventsTeacher Stories - Posted on Friday, July 31st, 2015

The Global Search for Education: 7 Teachers on 7 Continents #EdChat on #EdTech

The Global Search for Education (GSE) is a regular contributor to the Edmodo Blog. Authored by C.M. Rubin, GSE brings together distinguished thought leaders in education and innovation from around the world to explore the key learning issues faced by today’s nations. Look for a new post every Friday and join the Global Search for […]

Activities & TipsFeaturesGeneralNews & EventsStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Sunday, August 2nd, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: 5 Ways to Get Ready for Tomorrow’s Event

It’s the final countdown! With only 24 hours left before EdmodoCon, here are a few tips to help you prepare for that 7:00 am PDT kickoff.   Register to Attend. Seems obvious, we know, but it’s very possible you might still be in vacation mode. You’ll automatically be entered to win an Edmodo superhero cape!* […]

Activities & TipsGeneralNews & Events - Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2015

EdmodoCon 2015: Now Streaming Live

The world’s largest virtual edtech event is underway! CEO Vibhu Mittal is about to take the stage to share what we have in store for Edmodo and to announce this year’s Edmodie Award winners. Watch it live. Save 20% on Edmodo Gear Speaking of stores, everything in the Edmodo Shop is 20% off today when […]

Activities & TipsCommunitiesFeaturesGeneralNews & EventsParentsSchools & DistrictsStudentsTeacher Stories - Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015