The Chalk Blog

8 New Courses Just in Time for Summer!

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, Courses, Mental Health Awareness, Self-Care, reading, science

Exciting Announcement—We've Picked the Book!

Our pick for our next Cover-to-Cover book club course is Brené Brown’s recent release, Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience 

Read More

Topics: Literacy, Courses, Books, teacher resources, reading

Celebrate National Poetry Month in April

April is National Poetry Month, so I wrote you a limerick!  Reactions to poetry are varied. Some people find great joy in the creation and sharing of poems. Others don’t embrace it as fully. Poetry can take on a variety of styles and voice; you don’t have to stick with Emily Dickinson or Walt Whitman to get excited about poetry- there’s a poem for everyone! 

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, Digital Resources, reading

5 Strategies to Get Your Students Reading and Writing

Originally published on November 12, 2014 and updated on April 5, 2022.

Read More

Topics: Literacy, Digital Resources, reading

Book Banning, More Questions than Answers

“It’s like déja-vu all over again” is the clever, semi-in-French, Yogi Berra phrase, that comes to mind when thinking of book banning. As the “déja-vu” statement implies, this isn’t the world’s first experience with the banning of books. In 1933, the Nazi regime burned books before the start of World War II—which brings to mind a second phrase, “Those who do not know history are doomed to repeat it.” The lessons about free-thinking and the dangers of censorship in the often-banned book Fahrenheit 451 are stunningly ironic as students and teachers negotiate what banned books mean for classrooms and learning.

Read More

Topics: Literacy, Books, reading

Literacy Strategies for the Mathematics Classroom

Posted by Jill Rockwell on Aug 14, 2017 8:00:00 PM; updated by Learners Edge (Dec 22,2021 8:00:00 AM)

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, Content Areas, Student Engagement, Books, teacher resources

Special Delivery — 8 New Courses to Share!

Happy Holidays! 

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, STEAM/STEM, Content Areas, Courses, Trauma Sensitive Learning, science

Between the Lines: The Science of Reading

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, Content Areas, reading, science

Introducing Our First Virtual Book Club

Read More

Topics: Literacy, educator wellness, Blended Learning, Books, reading

Banned Books Week: September 27th - October 2nd, 2021

Read More

Topics: Instructional Strategies, Literacy, Back-to-School, COVID-19, Digital Resources, Lesson Plan, reading

Recommended Posts

Self-Care eBook LE Blog Ad

Subscribe to Blog Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all