Morehead State University

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The Educational Social Networking Website; Analyzing Menifee County Middle School's Use of Edmod

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Morehead State University

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Edmodo is a social networking website used for educational purposes. Edmodo is a free website that is available to the public, and allows teachers to interact with their students on different levels. Students and teachers can post podcasts, articles, links, pictures, graphs, assignments, videos, and documents. Edmodo allows the teacher and the students to have beneficial organization with a calendar of due dates reminders, and ability to turn in an assignment via Edmodo. This interactive website was one of the teaching strategies implemented in Keep the Momentum: Transitional Struggling Adolescent Readers from Elementary Schools in Menifee County Middle School. Teachers from Menifee County Middle School used Edmodo in their classrooms this year to improve reading comprehension and assessment along with targeting the needs of students. The goal of this research was to learn how teachers can improve students’ reading ability, improvement in the classroom, and learning needs of students by using Edmodo.

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The Educational Social Networking Website; Analyzing Menifee County Middle School's Use of Edmod

Edmodo is a social networking website used for educational purposes. Edmodo is a free website that is available to the public, and allows teachers to interact with their students on different levels. Students and teachers can post podcasts, articles, links, pictures, graphs, assignments, videos, and documents. Edmodo allows the teacher and the students to have beneficial organization with a calendar of due dates reminders, and ability to turn in an assignment via Edmodo. This interactive website was one of the teaching strategies implemented in Keep the Momentum: Transitional Struggling Adolescent Readers from Elementary Schools in Menifee County Middle School. Teachers from Menifee County Middle School used Edmodo in their classrooms this year to improve reading comprehension and assessment along with targeting the needs of students. The goal of this research was to learn how teachers can improve students’ reading ability, improvement in the classroom, and learning needs of students by using Edmodo.