|Founded||September 1, 2008|
|Headquarters||San Mateo, California|
|Alexa rank||2,367 (April 2015[update])|
|Type of site||Social learning network, Social learning tools, Networked learning|
|Available in||English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Greek, French, Turkish, Dutch, Chinese, Swedish|
Edmodo is an educational technology company offering communication, collaboration, and coaching tools to K-12 schools and teachers. The Edmodo network enables teachers to share content, distribute quizzes, assignments, and manage communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
In 2013, Edmodo was included in the list of "The Top Apps for Teachers" by PC Magazine. That same year, Edmodo acquired the startup Root-1 in an attempt to become the app store for education. Vibhu Mittal, Co-founder and CEO of Root-1, became the CEO of Edmodo the following year.
In 2014, Edmodo launched Snapshot – a suite of assessment tools to measure student progress on educational standards. Edtech digest awarded Edmodo Snapshot the Cool Tool Award for Best Assessment Solution. The company has partnered with two major publishers in United Kingdom, Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press to provide access to educational content on the Edmodo Platform and bring Edmodo Snapshot to the UK.
Edmodo was founded by Nic Borg and Jeff O'Hara in 2008. It is backed by Index Ventures, Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Learn Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Union Square Ventures, Glynn Capital Management, Tenaya Capital, SingTel Innov8, and KDDI. As of April 2015 Edmodo claimed to have over 50,000,000 users worldwide.
In March 2015, Noodle named Edmodo as one of “The 32 Most Innovative Online Educational Tools".
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- "We have connected 50 million learners!". Twitter. Apr 24, 2015.
- Edmodo Official website
- "The 32 Most Innovative Online Educational Tools to Use in 2015". Noodle. Mar 15, 2015.
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