Edmodo

admin  ∼  October 23, 2012


Training Agenda : Edmodo 101

Bryant Schools

 

Edmodo provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Our goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.

 

Total Recommended Training Time: 120 minutes

 

 PART I: Overview (20 MINUTES)

  • Introduction Presentation
  • Account Setup and Group Code

 

PART II: Edmodo Basics/ Demo (45 MINUTES) 

  • Overview of core features
    • Sign in and create profile/settings
    • Interface Overview
    • Joining the Tech PD Group
    • Account Settings
    • Notifications, Front screen and IM/Text
    • Sending Messages
    • Create/ manage a group
      • Create Option and Code Generation
      • Reseting the Group Code
      • Requesting To Join URL
      • Managing Groups
      • Log in and Password change
      • Review key safety and security features for student or parent signup
      • Show how to award a badge
    • Post a message with content attached
      • Show how to embed video and share from library
      • Focus on discussion thread after a post
      • Review the content library
    • Formative Assessments
      • Year after Year Assignments
      • autosave feature
      • annotation feature
      • linking and embedding Video
    • Create and grade a quiz
      • Review the grade book
    • Review the calendar
  • Discuss Mobile access
    • Apps for Android and iOS devices
    • Mobile web browser access

 

PART III: Professional Development and PLC work (55 MINUTES)  

  • Subject area and content communities
    • Request to join a community
    • Connect with other teachers
  • Group set up and quiz/assignment creation
    • Create a group and Add Content
    • Add content
    • Post any discussion questions, polls or assignments