Teacher Review for Edmodo

The best, most comprehensive free app I have ever had the pleasure to use!

Steve H.
Classroom teacher
Cabell Midland High School
Ona, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
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
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use it daily for journal entries that receive immediate feedback from me. Each English class begins with students logging onto the site for a short, daily writing that we call a 'bell ringer'. This gets the kids used to the program and keeps them doing some kind of writing daily that they always have access to, and can look back and revise. We also use it as a way for writings to be edited and critiqued by small groups in our classes, or even for larger writing projects.
My Take
I love this product. It looks cool, the kids love it, and to be frank, it makes my job so much easier when the kids are excited about writing. The fact that we have students who are looking forward to the writing process (or at the very least not complaining!) makes this a great app to use.