Edmodo is a social networking tool, specifically designed for education.

Ways teachers and students can use Edmodo

  • Upload assignments and homework
    • When you create an announcement for an upcoming assignment, you can attach the related handouts, rubrics, etc. right to the announcement.
  • Use the calendar feature to post upcoming events, homework, etc. for the class
  • Create a library that includes class files - rubrics, worksheets, handouts, etc. for students to access
  • Create discussion forums on topics
  • Create learning groups, based on class, collaborative group, reading group, etc.
  • Join communities to network with other educators on topics of interest (i.e. ESL, world languages, technology in education)
  • Collaborate with other classrooms/schools
  • Receive submitted homework assignments and assign points
  • Quickly send announcements to the entire class
  • Access and share articles, videos, documents
  • Share web links, RSS feeds, embed videos
  • Chat with the teacher and other members of the group
  • Create simple polls for your class - real-time updating
  • Embed Wallwisher into your Edmodo wall - great brainstorming tool
  • For more ideas on using Edmodo in the various subject areas, visit Edmodo in Action
  • Using Edmodo as a Learning Platform - a teacher shares his experiences, particularly sending and receiving assignments. Includes a slide show presented to parents
  • Mrs. Smoke also shares how she uses Edmodo in her blog
  • Participate in discussions, even when away from school
  • If using Google Chrome, install the Edmodo bookmarklet or extension. Clicking on this will allow you to save items found on the internet directly to your Edmodo library.
Edmodo: An E-Learning Essential
Multiple Uses of Edmodo in the Classroom

Setup, Tutorials

Your Virtual Classroom Edmodo - ideas on ways to use, steps to set up account, post assignments w/ file attachments, add calendar events
Edmodo for Teachers Guide
Edmodo Teacher Rollout Resources - PDF files covering basics for classes to get started with Edmodo, including sample letters, guidelines, how to create accounts.
School/District Deployment and Checklist Guide

Edmodo Tutorial - Video walks students through the basic aspects of getting started with Edmodo
Educating with Edmodo - ideas, presentations, resources
Edmodo in Your Classroom
Edmodo Teacher Hub - Ideas, resources, tips for selling idea to admin, teaching strategies, safety
Edmodo in Education Livebinder - resources, links, ideas