Edmodo: 6 Things to Know About the ‘Facebook of Education’ As It Moves from Teachers to Parents — to Stockholders?
It’s a social network for teachers, parents and students (.a.k.a., the Facebook for education)
An education technology company — founded by educators
It was founded by two former school employees.
It recently launched a new app for parents.
New app takes parents inside their kids’ education
It’s now making its first real foray into commerce.
As the company evolves from a solely growth-focused first few years with an eye on generating revenue, it has expanded its roster to include tools and products for purchase. Edmodo holds in-district workshops to train teachers to use its site for anywhere from $2,500 to $7,500, Kothari said.
All signs point to them going public in a big way.
It’s hosting EdmodoCon on Aug. 4.