Beyond the Chalk was co-founded by two educators who believe in the power of education and the need to continuously provide transformational learning experiences for our teachers and students.
Here is a look at some of our current projects. Click on any of the images to find out more.
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Problem-Based learning with a CSI theme.
Coding in the classroom for STEM/STEAM connections.
Using Lego Robotics to teach problem-solving.
Powerful collaboration with Google Apps for Education.
Supporting STEM/STEAM with Makerspaces.
Sphero Robotics and Problem-Based Learning.
A little about what we do.
Have you gone Google? Learn how the Google environment can bolster creativity and collaboration in your school.
Learning what you want, when you want. Self-paced courses focusing on classroom technology integration.
Looking to learn new skills? Choose from a myriad of workshops or work with us to customize a plan to meet your needs.
Nit sure which device is the best fit for you and your district? We will guide you through the decision-making process.
Taking your district to the next level. How does your district stack up? Comprehensive technology assessment tailored to fit your district's changing needs.
Experience growth through one-on-one mentoring. We will work with you to integrate available tools effectively and efficiently.
Not happy with your current level of technology support? Let us help you design a plan to meet your ever changing technology needs.
I attended Beyond the Chalk at the MT August Institute at the U of M this Summer with Dean and Jeff. I was so inspired that I came back and built my professional development plan for my current year teacher contract around some of their ideas. I offered to facilitate a “Tuesday Techies” group to our staff at our Pablo Elementary School. It is based on the “Slamdown” that was done at the closing of the TechKnowledgy workshop. I am out of my comfort zone and league with technology, but I am passionate that we need to be able to connect with our students and families in the manners in which they communicate. Thank you, Shon