Teacher Review For Edmodo

This is a great way to run and organize a classroom.

Hunter R.
Classroom teacher
Huntington High School
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 10
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 3
Pedagogy 4
Support 4
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
More than anything, this resource is great for both teachers and students in terms of accountability. Students are provided with digital copies of their assignments, rubrics, presentations, etc., and they are asked to meed deadlines digitally. The days of students accusing teachers of losing their final submissions are over. Sometimes students say they have problems attaching assignments, but that's really the only issue I've heard with the website.
My Take
If you're thinking about jumping into making your class digital, or you're just making baby steps into requiring a digital submission here or there, this website is outstanding. Partially, it's a type of social media for the classroom, but moreover, it's a database for student work and grades. It allows teachers to annotate students' work digitally and students can always go back and see those marks. For becoming better writers and creating a digital portfolio of student work, this website is great.