Teacher Review For Edmodo

Edmodo allows students to take the classroom home.

Susan M.
Classroom teacher
J. Henry Higgins Middle School, Peabody, MA
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My Grades 8
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 4
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Practice
Small group
Teacher-led lessons
Great with Advanced learners
ELL
General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Edmodo as a running record of everything I have taught. I upload presentations, documents, links and videos that I have used in class so that students and parents can access them easily from home. Students can communicate with eachother and with me. I also give them quizzes and polls to take. The student's love the immediate feedback from these, as do I. Recently, I have been using some of the free apps to assign practice for the students. Edmodo is my most valuable teaching tool.
My Take
Edmodo's user friendly interface allows students to access classroom curriculum more easily than ever before. Students can collaborate, share, access shared materials and communicate with students and teachers in a snap. Edmodo is a safe learning/ communication environment for every classroom. The one thing that would make this a perfect tool is a blogging feature. As an ELA teacher, this would make Edmodo the ideal tool.