the world's largest, free K-12 social learning network connecting more
than 35 million teachers, students, administrators and parents, today
announced the release of the new Edmodo app for Windows 8.1 at ISTE
2014, the premier education technology event. Optimized for Windows 8.1,
the app features live tile notifications and touch-enabled split screen
The app emphasizes core functions most used by teachers and students on
mobile devices in the classroom environment. Users have access to the
full suite of Edmodo features available on the Web version, including
creating and joining Edmodo groups, collaborating with peers in the
group stream as well as in Edmodo subject communities, creating and
turning in assignments, accessing the user library, and retrieving
content, both free and paid educational applications, from the Edmodo
"We're committed to bringing a streamlined Edmodo experience tousers no
matter their device preference," said Nic Borg, co-founder and chief
product officer of Edmodo. "As more and more classrooms around the world
implement mobile devices to further enhance education, we want to ensure
Edmodo is accessible across all platforms so that all teachers and
students have to focus on is learning."
"We are excited about Edmodo's classroom management and collaborative
features," said Margo Day, vice president, U.S. Education, Microsoft
Corp. "Windows 8.1 is an ideal platform to fully utilize Edmodo's
capabilities, thanks to its ability to offer personalized experiences
across devices of all sizes, with security features that give parents
and educators peace of mind."
The Edmodo app for Windows 8.1 allows teachers full classroom management
and interaction across their groups and Edmodo subject communities.
Users can create new accounts from the app and teachers can share
content with peers, as well as with students.
To arrange a demo or to speak with an Edmodo executive, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edmodo's mission is to connect all learners with the people and
resources they need to reach their full potential. On Edmodo, teachers
are at the center of a dynamic and engaging network that connects them
to students, administrators and parents, and surfaces the world's best
resources and formative assessment tools that contribute to better
learning outcomes. Founded in 2008 and used by 91 of the top 100 U.S.
school districts, Edmodo was designed to protect the privacy and
security of students and teachers by providing a closed, private
platform in which they can collaborate, share content, and leverage
educational apps to augment in-classroom learning. These powerful
capabilities enable teachers to personalize learning for every student.
Edmodo is free for teachers and students and always will be. The company
is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. Learn more at www.edmodo.com.
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