Edmodo Launches New Marketplace for Learning Resources
A new content marketplace for educators that is
being tested in beta will be fully available later this fall.
K-12 education network Edmodo
is launching Edmodo
which will give teachers the ability to collect, share, buy and sell
resources to improve student learning.
The new marketplace
allow educators to share their resources, review resources from all over
the Web, curate collections of their own favorites and buy and sell them
each other, as well as to and from third-party sources. Educators will
ability to search for materials by grade level, subject, resource type
Parents will also be able to access the resources for
"Our goal with Edmodo Spotlight is two-fold," said
Vibhu Mittal. "To provide teachers the opportunity to share their
content, and to better sort educational resources in a crowd-source
that the best materials are surfaced and used in the right way to
At the same time, Edmodo unveiled Edmodo
Sync, a single
sign-on and student information system that will make it easier to bring
teachers and students onto Edmodo. Intended to simplify the
process, Edmo Sync
will securely update credentials and enable users to log in
with their existing usernames and passwords.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.