Teacher Review For Edmodo

Edmodo: A place for students to collaborate!

Cassie B.
Classroom teacher
Culloden Elementary School
Culloden, WV
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My Grades 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 4
Pedagogy 4
Support 2
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
In my classroom, I have used Edmodo to allow students to collaborate in a safe setting. Students enjoy being able to collaborate with the peers using Edmodo because the site feels like a social media site they would use during their leisure time. I use the site for students who are part of my literature circle groups. I post discussion questions and they respond to one another using accountable talk.
My Take
Overall, I feel that Edmodo is a time worthy tool to use. It does take some time initially to get each student set up with an account, but once your students are assigned to your classes/groups it is very quick and easy to use. I value the collaboration that the students have with each other.