Using Edmodo



How does Edmodo support PBL?

by Dayna Laur @Experts and NewBIEs

20 Ways to Use Edmodo

1. Assessments: Utilize the Edmodo quiz builder or poll feature to assess students’ learning during or after a unit of study.

2. Role Playing: Help students understand key historical and literacy events by reenacting them through role playing activities in Edmodo.

3. Peer Reviews & Critiques: Place students in small groups and have them post their work to their group for peer review and feedback.

4. Writing Projects: Enable students to tap into individualism and build self-esteem by sharing their writing projects with each other in Edmodo.

5. Build Digital Citizenship Skills: Enforce online etiquette guidelines for students when using Edmodo to help them build digital citizenship skills.

6. Foreign Language Practice: Encourage students to practice their language skills, as well as spelling and grammar, through conversations in Edmodo.

7. Book Clubs: Organize a book group in Edmodo to encourage students to read and discuss novels with each other.

8. Professional Development Workshops: Set up an Edmodo group for your next PD workshop to enable teachers within your school to discuss ideas and share content before, during and after the workshop.

9. Cultural Exchange Projects: Give students the opportunity to learn about other world cultures by connecting your classroom with classrooms around the globe via an Edmodo group.

10. Sub-Hub: Use Edmodo to communicate with your students when you’re out of the classroom, or provide updates to students who are absent from class.

11. Backchannel Discussions: Inspire real-time discussions and extend learning beyond the classroom walls by hosting a backchannel in Edmodo.

12. Science Probes: Promote discussions and bring more interaction to your science class by engaging your students with science probes in Edmodo.

13. Mobile Learning: Integrate the Edmodo mobile app into classroom curriculum to make learning interactive anytime, anywhere.

14. Planning Committees: If you’re planning a school play, the annual fundraiser or next year’s curriculum, create an Edmodo group to help committee members collaborate.

15. Current Events: Help students stay up to date on the latest news by creating a small group called “current events” and leveraging the RSS feature to feed top news sources into the group.

16. Project Based Learning: Facilitate project based learning in your classroom by leveraging Edmodo’s small-group feature.

17. Differentiated Instruction: Deliver differentiated content in your classroom through the use of small groups and shared folders.

18. Professional Learning: Join an Edmodo Community to connect with other educators around the globe and share resources, exchange ideas or get advice.

19. School Clubs: If you’re part of a school club or sports team, create an Edmodo group to coordinate meets, practices and games, as well as post results.

20. Alumni Groups: **After the school year ends, keep in touch with students and help them stay connected with each other by creating an Edmodo Alumni group.