SoftChalk... Not just for the teachers!

August 29, 2016

The name SoftChalk is typically linked with educators and professionals in the education industry. However, Rachel Stange is here to show it is not just for the grown-ups. From a student’s perspective, SoftChalk can be just as beneficial learning from as well as using it to create content to teach others.

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4 Must-Haves to bring a digital curriculum to your school district

July 13, 2016

Take a look into a K-12 classroom. What do you see?

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Innovators In Online Learning Summer Course

May 04, 2016

Teaching Online – Strategies and Tips – A four week online course for educators
July 11th- August 8th, 2016

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Kennesaw State faculty save students $899,860 from student debt load!

March 14, 2016

By: Dr. Tamara Powell, Kennesaw State University

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Ten Reasons to Incorporate Technology in Your Classroom.

February 05, 2016

By: Tina Rettler and Nancy Woodward, Madison College

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Interact. Engage. Create for K-12 Learners.

November 19, 2015

Written by Dr. Diane D. Painter
Shenandoah University

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NEW and Improved!

October 02, 2015

The SoftChalk Talk Blog is back in action! We look forward to providing you with regular posts on all things new with SoftChalk, tips and tricks, guest spots by ‘Chalkies’ like you, and posts discussing the hottest topics and trends in education today.

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It’s game time -- Why Gamification in eLearning can be Effective

June 05, 2015

The gamification market is expected to have an estimated growth rate of 67.1% from 2013 to 2018. According to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary, “gamification is the process of adding games or game-like elements to something (as a task) so as to encourage participation.” Gamification is especially making waves in the K-12 eLearning. A study found that 74% of the 694 K-8 teachers surveyed use digital games in their classrooms; many of them weekly

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The Flipped Classroom: Strategies and Tips - Register for two online micro-courses to improve student learning

May 06, 2015

Students drooling all over their desks as they sleep through a classroom lecture not only hurts your ego; but also, the information being taught no longer has the chance to be retained by the student. Educators have been struggling for years to better engage their students so they will retain more of the information being taught. A growing trend in the educational community is the flipped classroom method. This allows students to learn both in the classroom and individually at home. Homework is then completed in the classroom so the teacher can guide students while they complete their work. Therefore, students receive help as they are applying the concepts and are then able to better learn the information instead of just remembering it .

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Professional Development Improves Student Learning at HCT

February 19, 2015

The mission of the Professional Development Program at the Higher Colleges of Technology is to improve and sustain the professional growth of faculty and staff through different learning opportunities that align with the institution’s strategic goals.

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