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Posts by Chalkup Blog

Teacher to Edtech Influencer: Q&A with Clara Galan

The education industry is experiencing a sea change. Lisa Frank trapper keepers have long since been replaced by Google Drive. Upwards of 20 million devices […]

In Education, It's Actually a Big Deal to Build Something Simple and Obvious, Not 'Disruptive'

Disruption has been a popular word for tech companies. Everyone talks about breaking the mold. Being bolder and bigger. Turning an industry on it’s head. […]

Building the Digital Resource Library of Your Dreams

By now you’ve probably seen the materials tab that lives on every class page in Chalkup. But do you know that this tiny icon is […]

Chalkup's Top 10 Edtech Blog Posts of 2016

2016. What an interesting year.  We’ve combed through our 2016 blogs and found the 10 most-loved, most-read, and most-shared pieces. Take a quick walk down […]

Steps to Building a Connected Digital School Community

As far as expectations go, technology has conditioned the modern user to expect answers faster than ever before. Movie times, restaurant menus, and playoff schedules […]

Is Social Learning the Future?

Education has changed in the last decade; the way we think about learning has evolved. As educators learn more about how to reach students and […]

How to Create Quizzes Using The New Google Forms And Share Them With Students

Google Forms are an easy to use, free survey tool included within G Suite for Education (formerly called Google Apps for Education, we’re still getting […]

The Conversation Every Educator Should Have With Their Admins About Education Technology

We recently encouraged our fine readers to get a conversation started with their friendly neighborhood technology admin. We even created an email template to spark […]

GAFE has a new name, G Suite for Education

So, Google just dropped some news that they're changing the long-held name of Google Apps for Education to just "G Suite for Education".   Google […]

How to Start Using Google Apps for Education in the Classroom

We talk a lot about powerful things you can do with Docs, Sheets, and Slides. We have entire e-books dedicated to using Google Apps for […]

10 Signs You Need a New LMS

Contemplating an edtech switch? Consider this your sign. People Don’t Use It You have a school-wide LMS, but that surely isn’t a guarantee that a […]

Cool Sites for the STEM Classroom

How’s the beginning of school treating you, STEM teachers? As you prep for the new academic year, we thought you’d enjoy a few new sites […]

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