How to Get Started with DORS
The DORS program brings students of all ages, together to engage in unique Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics projects in a cohesive, rigorous and culturally competent STEM centered program.
Students work in teams and/or individually with a specifically selected set of online applications and hands on learning projects that stretches a child’s knowledge by building news skills on top of their existing knowledge.
About the Edmodo Collaboration Platform
The DORS Curriculum is available through the Edmodo platform. Edmodo is a global education network that helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential. Teachers, students and parents may sign up for a free account at Edmodo.com. For more information, refer to the “Introduction to the Edmodo Platform Quick Guide”.
How to Create a Group in Edmodo
Classrooms are set up in Edmodo as groups. To learn more about setting up a group, refer to the “Create a Group”, Quick Guide.
How to Access the DORS Curriculum via Edmodo
Once users have their free Edmodo accounts set up, they can access the DORS curriculum. Each lesson and resources is organized within in the Edmodo Library. Lessons are organized by subject and can be previewed and then assigned within the library. For more information, refer to the two quick guides:
How to Create New Assignments in Edmodo
Teachers may create their own unique assignments in Edmodo. For more information, refer to the “How to Post a New Assignment”, Quick Guide.
Grading DORS Assignments
Teachers can choose to grade student assignments using a numerical system, for example 10/10. They may also ask students to resubmit an assignment and provide students written feedback. To learn more review the, “How to Grade Edmodo Assignments”, Quick Guide.
How to Access Applications in Edmodo
Edmodo links directly to many high quality educational applications. For more information, refer to the “How to Access Apps in Edmodo”, Quick Guide.
How to Find the Edmodo Help Center
For more information about how to use Edmodo, visit the Edmodo Help Center.