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Apps for the Instructor

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The safest and easiest way for educators to connect and collaborate with students, parents, and each other. Although its focus is K-12, it is useful for blended learning and higher education as well.

  • Foster communication with Groups for students and parents; differentiate learning with project-based Small Groups.
  • With lesson plans, activities, and more, Edmodo Spotlight helps you find and share valuable resources across grade levels and subject areas.
  • Connect with fellow educators and get (or give) advice in online professional learning communities that foster teamwork, mentoring, and best practices.
  • Create collections of your favorite resources.
  • Connect to Edmodo on all your mobile devices — whenever and wherever you want. All for free. All secure.

Free to sign up.


A free wiki host providing community wiki spaces, visual page editing, and discussion areas.

  • Wikispaces Campus integrates with popular services like Blackboard, Moodle, and Google Apps for seamless cross-campus projects, university-wide collaboration, class Web sites, and more.
  • Work easily and collaboratively with your students. Use content from anywhere on the web and easily track, provide feedback on, and review student work.
  • Make a valuable shared resource by uploading the files and documents that everyone always needs.
  • Why reinvent the wheel? Turn successful wikis into templates and share best practices year after year.
  • Turn on integration, and users can log in with their existing usernames and passwords from Google Apps, Blackboard, Sakai, and beyond.