Monday, March 28, 2011

Free Tools Challenge #5: Edmodo in the Web 2.0 Classroom | Teacher Challenge

In this activity you will learn:

  • more about what Edmodo is
  • how to create your free account
  • how to create a group for students


Edmodo is a Web 2.0 tool that allows teachers to safely share ideas, files, assignments, videos, projects, etc.with students and with other teachers in real time. It is a safe and secure social learning site for classrooms. Edmodo does not require student email addresses and only the people who have the group code can see the students.

The teacher must first register (for free). Then they can create a group or groups for their class. Students will then register and use the teacher’s code to join that class. On the front page of Edmodo, there is a video: What is Edmodo? Spend a few minutes reviewing this video before signing up.

Or, watch an Edmodo overview video from YouTube here:

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