Richard Culatta, one of this year’s Keynote Speakers for TRETC, discussed at the ISTE Conference in San Antonio the challenges schools face and how educational technology and new Department of Education initiatives can help solve the issues.
Read an article form the student online magazine at Freedom High School:
Here's a blurb from the article:
Facebook is now being incorporated into classes at Freedom… sort of.
In recent weeks, various teachers throughout the high school have been experimenting with a website known as Edmodo. Edmodo – a site that mimics the appearance of Facebook – allows teachers to more easily collaborate with students by sharing homework assignments, educational media and access grades and class notices. The site was discovered after multiple Freedom teachers attended the Three Rivers Educational Technology Conference in November.