Teacher Review for Edmodo

Safe Proteced Social Environment for Schools

Craig Y.
Classroom teacher
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
How I Use It
Upon setting up the class, we were able to allow the students to access Edmodo. Often times we used it to further discussions. We have not used it much with the extensions. The other way that we have used it is to connect with other Edmodo groups to be able to continue to share resources and communicate with each other.
My Take
Edmodo provides a protected environment in which students can communicate and work together. Their app store is full of a number of apps that can expand upon the classroom environment. Teachers can use Edmodo to flatten the classroom walls by connecting their classes with other classes. Teachers are also able to use this platform to connect with other educators to share ideas. Students enjoy this environment as it does mirror Facebook and allows for further discussion that can extend beyond the instructional day. There are many possibilities as to the use of Edmodo.