Chalkup- A Wonderful Google Drive Tool for Teachers

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February 6, 2015
I just learned through an email from Justin Chando about this interesting update to Chalkup. The folks in Chalkup have finally made the move to Google Drive and created a seamless integration of Chalkup with Google Drive. Chalkup is a great web tool that allows teachers to create classes and share different study materials on a message board that students can access in real-time. Chalkup lets you post discussion prompts, add comments to discussions, distribute announcements and assignments and view files.

Some things that are unique to the Chalkup Google integration are:
  • Grade and annotate files inline with drawing, highlighting, and area comments
  • Use a custom Rubric and attach it right to the grade
  • Manages all Google Drive file permissions automatically 
  • View Google Drive files without needing to go to Drive, and Students save any type of document to their own Drive
  • Real Discussions with nested comments.
Watch the video below to learn more about the integration of Chalkup and Google Drive: