Tech-savvy teachers push Edmodo teaching app

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

In public schools around the country, it’s not uncommon for the same textbook to stay in classrooms for six or seven years. But the latest generation of teachers is finding ways to get their own teaching tools, online.  

Public school teachers can't hit up Facebook and Twitter throughout the workday for help on the job.  They're often blocked from accessing social media. 

Sites like Edmodo, however, are password protected for use inside schools. They provide everything from learning games to classroom management tools for frustrated teachers who can’t tap the wilds of the internet. 

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