Teacher Review for Edmodo

Great collaborative tool for communication with students!

Mia T.
Media specialist/librarian
Hickory Flat Elementary School
Canton, United States
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My Rating
Learning Scores
Engagement
Pedagogy
Support
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Homework
Individual
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
General
How I Use It
I am the media specialist at an elementary school. We are using Edmodo as a tool for communicating and posting special announcements and information for our morning news broadcast. Edmodo has allowed us the opportunity to become completely paperless. I can communicate with the news crew through posting announcements in a social media feel. The environment is safe and limited to users included in the group with a group code. Edmodo allows posting of multiple media formats including Word, Excel, PDF, and Video clips.
My Take
I love using this with my students and have recommended it to several other media specialists as a tool for use at their schools as well. It provides an opportunity to communicate in a safe environment for younger students and allows for multiple resources to be posted and used by the students. Although I don't use it for testing and quizzing, Edmodo does offer this component for teachers.