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Chalktips lets you turn the text-heavy essay assignment into shareable and engaging booklets and slideshows.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Irvine, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded February 2009
  • Employees 0
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Company Summary

Our goal is to take the traditional essay assignment, make it engaging, shareable, and appealing to the 21st century reader, while maintaining its intellectual integrity. Chalktips is a platform that lets you cull resources from the web, annotate and organize them, and publish your work. Educators use us to generate creative and shareable assignments. Writers use it to publish storyboards. Students use it to build a portfolio.


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    Rajiv Navada

    Completed his BS in Structural Engineering in India and his MS from UC San Diego. Worked at RISA Technologies as a structural analyst. Knows Python, PHP, Java, C, C++, JavaScript, SQL, HTML/CSS.

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    Marianne Navada

    Completed her BA from Columbia University, MA from UC San Diego, MA from UC Irvine, and is a sociology doctoral candidate. She has been teaching and developing higher education courses for 10 years. She is the organizer of EdTech SoCal, a non-profit organization that connects teachers, students, and edtech startups.