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Posts by Chalkup Blog

What Happens When a Teacher Has a Great Teaching Method?

This post originally appeared on Medium. What if science breakthroughs weren’t shared with the world? Great teaching today is equivalent to a scientist discovering DNA […]

What Slack Can Teach Us About Class Collaboration

Has your workplace transitioned to Slack yet? The team communication tool is white-hot in the work world. It’s a little like e-mail. It’s a little […]

How to Grade Using a Digital Rubric Workflow

Peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. English teachers and rubrics. Some of our biggest users of Chalkup's rubric workflow are English teachers managing essays, […]

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 Lisa Frank trapper keepers have long since been replaced by Google Drive.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 […]