Teacher Review for Edmodo

A great way to stay organized, in touch, and keep everything for your classroom in one convenient place.

Shannon P.
Classroom teacher
Central Montcalm Middle School (Stanton, MI)
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math
My Rating
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Homework
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
How I Use It
I use Edmodo to organize all my documents for my classes, send students and parents notices and notifications daily, and keep in touch with students as whole groups, small groups, and individuals. I can keep in touch with students who are absent (and so can the rest of the class - many times an absent student will email a question and have several answers before I can log in) and I have even had conversations and assignments turned in on snow days! This is a great tool, and one every teacher should check out. Our whole school uses it.
My Take
Edmodo is a safe place for students to learn what social media can do for learning and education. When students are absent, they can see (or post a question about) what we did while they were gone. Assignments and even quizzes can be posted and turned in here, and teachers can score and comment easily. Some types of quizzes can even be scored automatically with immediate feedback! It has a calendar feature, a library of all uploaded files, and several features to keep students motivated and involved. It is an easy site to manage, it has lots of help (and quick customer support), and parents can keep track of their students as well.