Category Archives: Blog Post

Leveling at ChalkTalk

Building the ChalkTalk Team A year and a half ago, ChalkTalk was made up of 5 people. Today ChalkTalk is made up of 50 amazing people. ChalkTalk helps educators connect deeply with their students—we power ELA and math instruction at some of the largest districts and individual schools across the nation, from New York to […]

Teacher to Tech: Tips for Teachers Moving into the EdTech Field

Author: Mackenzie Winkel (HR Manager) & Mohannad Arbaji (CEO) For my teachers out there looking to transition into the EdTech field: We recently interviewed a former teacher for a position here at ChalkTalk (a role we were asking for 3+ years of EdTech experience for). I wanted to share a few things she did that […]

Here’s to the Teachers

Through both my own education and by what I have observed as we developed and launched ChalkTalk, I’ve always known that teachers are the unsung heroes of our world. The last eight months spent adapting to the realities of COVID-19 have only confirmed that. Teachers have had to exert even more effort and are digging […]

Distance Learning: Reflecting on the Experience

With the challenges brought forth by COVID and uncertainties surrounding the next school year, educators are preparing for a Fall semester that might be composed of in-person instruction, distance learning, or both. During the past few months and looking forward to Fall 2020, teachers have been creative with building an online learning environment that mimics […]

Andrew Cuomo & “Reimagining Education” in New York

Choosing Education as My Life’s Mission My father grew up in a refugee camp wearing underwear my grandmother sewed together from UN donation rice bags and using street lamps to study at night. Through education and scholarships, he became a physician and ultimately worked his way up to become the Secretary-General of Healthcare of Jordan. I […]