Edmodo vs Schoology

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What is Edmodo?

Edmodo (stylized edmodo) is a social learning network that helps students, parents, administrators and teachers collaborate about resources, assessment and content on a secure and safe learning management platform.

Type Private
Foundation Date September 2008
Location San Mateo, California
Founders Nicolas Borg, Jeff O’Hara
Slogan Safe Social Networking for Schools
Website edmodo.com
Type of site Social network service
Registration Required
Users 13,000,000+
Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Greek, French
Current Status Active


September 2008 –co-founder and current CEO Nic Borg and Jeff O’Hara launched Edmodo

November 2009 – Edmodo moves from Chicago to Silicon Valley

August 2010 – Edmodo goes mobile: Katy ISD in Texas rolls out 1500 mobile devices powered by Edmodo

December 2010 – 1 Millionth User milestone

January 2011 – Started Edmodo Communities: Phoenix school, Salem, MA launches Global Flat Stanley Project

August 2011 – Edmodo Grows as Professional Development Platform: Teachers from 50 states and 51 countries join first global user event

Current – releasing an API (Application Programming Interface) platform to allow 40 different independent developers and publishers to create apps compatible with Edmodo


  1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmodo
  2. http://jobs.edmodo.com/ video on CEO Nic Borg's SXSWedu Presentation