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Infographic: Benefits of Learning Apps for Kids

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 27, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Why are learning apps so important and exciting to use for students in the classroom?

Because of all the wonderful benefits they supply!

Lucky for you, Tutoring Expert created an infographic (shared on NerdGraph) that explains just what those benefits are:

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Innovative Teachers' First Day of Fall Digest

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 22, 2016

Topics: Professional Development, K-12 Education, Education Technology

It is the first day of fall, and that means that the new school year is in full swing. While there are many resources out there for how to approach your new classrooms, Chalkable thought we would provide a list of amazing bloggers that have shared exciting and innovative teaching methods this year.

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NEW! 3 Professional Development Opportunities for Educators

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 20, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Chalkable Announcements, Education Technology

Over the years, Chalkable has evolved from focusing exclusively on student data to a partner in holistic student achievement.

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The Ultimate Educator's Guide to Twitter

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 13, 2016

Topics: Education Trends, K-12 Education, Education Technology

If you are in the education industry and are not on Twitter - you are missing out! This worldwide network is a powerful education tool. Not only for finding resources to share in the classroom, but for professional development as a teacher, administrator, superintedent, or district leader!

With over 2,000 participants in Twitter chats each week, we thought it was time that we explained the importance of Twitter and the best ways educators can get in on the action!

Ergo, The Ultimate Educator's Guide to Twitter:

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Attendance Awareness Month and Learning Earnings: An Interview with Adam Pearson

Posted by Deanna Zaucha on September 08, 2016

Topics: Positive Reinforcement, K-12 Education, Education Technology

Over 6 million students were chronically absent in the 2013-2014 school year. Which means that those students missed 15 days or more in a single school year! 

During the month of September, Attendance Awareness Month, many are shedding light on the growing epidemic of student absences. Chalkable has given resources to highlight attendance issues in your classroom, quotes to share on social media to spread awareness, and today we are sharing a solution to introduce at your school. 

TheLearning Earnings Achievement Program combats chronic absenteeism and improves student achievement through an incentive-based program. To fully understand how the program works and how it can positively impact your school, we interviewed one of the innovators behind the Learning Earnings program, Adam Pearson (AP).

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