Edmodo

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Edmodo
Edmodo logo.svg
Type Private
Founded September 1, 2008
Headquarters San Mateo, California
Website www.edmodo.com
Alexa rank 2,367 (April 2015)[1]
Type of site Social learning network, Social learning tools, Networked learning
Registration Required
Users 51,000,000+[2]
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Greek, French, Turkish, Dutch, Chinese, Swedish
Current status Active

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.[3]

In 2013, Edmodo was included in the list of "The Top Apps for Teachers" by PC Magazine.[4] That same year, Edmodo acquired the startup Root-1 in an attempt to become the app store for education.[5][6] Vibhu Mittal, Co-founder and CEO of Root-1, became the CEO of Edmodo the following year.[7]

In 2014, Edmodo launched Snapshot – a suite of assessment tools to measure student progress on educational standards.[8] Edtech digest awarded Edmodo Snapshot the Cool Tool Award for Best Assessment Solution.[9] 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[10] and bring Edmodo Snapshot to the UK.[11]

Edmodo was founded by Nic Borg and Jeff O'Hara in 2008.[12][13] 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.[14] As of July 2015 Edmodo claimed to have over 51,000,000 users worldwide.[15][16]

In March 2015, Noodle named Edmodo as one of “The 32 Most Innovative Online Educational Tools".[17]

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