Tips and Tools for Transforming Async Learning

Published on Friday, September 4th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #76 As you have probably realized, our education system is facing a serious drop in synchronous learning and a rise in asynchronous learning due to the pandemic. This shift in communication makes it more important than ever for educators to have quality async learning strategies and tools in place. To best help […]

10 Ideas for Helping Seniors Prep for the ACT and SAT (and College Admissions) Now

Published on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #75 In case you missed it, this Tuesday we kicked off our Ten on Tuesday free webinar series with our first webinar session: 10 Ideas for Helping Seniors Prep for the ACT and SAT (and College Admissions) Now. Check it out below! What is Ten on Tuesday? Glad you asked. It’s a free webinar series […]

Three Tips for Getting the Most Out of the Chat Box

Published on Friday, July 24th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #74 We are facing unprecedented times in education this school year. With student and faculty safety as a top priority, we must rely on virtual instructional educational practices to keep education afloat. But as educators everywhere know, technology can be very distracting for students! So keeping students engaged in a virtual platform […]

Three Tips to Prepare for a Blended Learning Environment

Published on Friday, July 17th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #73 Here are three tips to prepare for a blended back-to-school learning environment: 1. Use virtual classrooms while in-person. If students will be attending in shifts, or you expect a high absentee rate, consider having all students sign into your virtual classrooms, not just students who are remote. Then, all students can […]

Update on Standardized Testing

Published on Friday, May 15th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #67 In the past few weeks, many states have started re-opening while others are still fighting COVID-19. This can make keeping up with standardized testing difficult for everyone. We are here to help! Read below for a current update on the status of standardized testing. ACT Update: The ACT has moved its […]

ACT Mastery Now Available Online

Published on Thursday, April 30th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #66 Burning the midnight oil to convert your entire summer programming into an online experience? You’re not alone. We’re here to help. To further our mission of helping every student graduate high school with a college-ready ACT or SAT score, we are readily adapting our college readiness solutions to impactful, fun, and […]

Free Distance Learning Resources for Educators and Students

Published on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #65 Are you looking for free high-quality distance learning resources for you, your teachers, or your students? We have been hard at work creating valuable content that teachers and students can benefit from as they continue adjusting to a “new” way of learning. By staying active in learning, we can also reduce […]

Keeping Students Connected During Isolation

Published on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #64 While schools remain closed for the foreseeable future, our options are either continue educating students through distance learning or not educate students at all and potentially face further academic regression. Though distance learning comes with a plethora of disadvantages, it is necessary if we wish to continue educating students and flatten […]

How to Study for Standardized Tests at Home

Published on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #63 This is a period of adapting: adapting how we interact, how we teach, and how we learn. With standardized testing being pushed back to June, students are going to have to prepare for their tests from home. Many students are finding that studying from home comes with a multitude of challenges […]

8 Great Distance Learning Tools

Published on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 by

Blog Chalk Talk #62 Having to face the challenge of quickly adapting educational practices due to COVID-19 comes with a myriad of questions and stresses. One of the biggest struggles is finding and implementing digital, distance learning solutions ASAP. Traditional, face-to-face education will resume at some point, but no one knows when this will be. […]