Saturday, December 19, 2015

Edmodo Spotlight - The Gem You Have Not Heard About

A long while ago, I talked about Edmodo -  an educational website that takes the ideas of a social network and reļ¬nes them and makes them appropriate for a classroom. If you have not heard about it, I invite you to read about its benefits and how I use it in my classroom. (Edmodo at AdVENTURE). 

What you might not know is that they recently came up with the idea of Edmodo Spotlight, a place where teachers have come together to share, collect and discover resources. I know what you are thinking, "There are lots of sites where you can find lessons or ideas" or "I can find what I need on ____". While this is true, Spotlight is different in that it can become your one place not only for inspiration, but also the place to find that quick sub plan, or discover new tools. Teachers from all over the world are adding content daily, and if you are like me, you will always look for ways to "make that lesson better". Edmodo Spotlight can help you do just that!

Let me give you some examples. In the past month on Edmodo Spotlight I:

Would I have been able to do all of this without Edmodo Spotlight? Maybe, but Spotlight made it so much easier!

To access Edmodo Spotlight, simply log on to your Edmodo account, then click on the spotlight (top right), and click on "Check it out":