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Chalk Gold. Power Features for Power Teachers

Powerful new features that enhance lesson planning and grading workflow.

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week view of lesson plans in Planboard
Google Classroom integration

Integrate with Google Classroom

Share lesson plans to your schools directly via this Google Classroom integration. Attach your lesson plan to an announcement, assignment, a question, or as a material for your class. Chalk is an official partner of Google for Education.Share lesson plans to your schools directly via this Google Classroom integration. Attach your lesson plan to an announcement, assignment, a question, or as a material for your class. Chalk is an official partner of Google for Education.

Search your entire planbook in one go

Search through all of your lessons across semesters and classes and find exactly what you’re looking for. Filter by subjects, units, standards, and more.

Planboard digital lesson planner

Share a public link for your day and week plans

Share your entire day or week publicly with a unique link. Make sharing to substitute and supply teachers a breeze.

Customize your planner with a full spectrum of colors

Choose from an endless selection of colors to color code your planner to perfection! Pick from a palette or input your own hex color code.

Rewind and recover lessons with Lesson History

Go back in time and restore previous revisions of your lesson plans. Compare against the latest version and see how your lesson progressed over time.

Centralize shared lessons and collaborate with colleagues

Collaborate with other Chalk Gold colleagues. Share lessons and resources to a central resource. Share and import lessons right within your planner.

lesson search in Planboard

One-on-one support to help you out

Need help setting up your account? Learning how to use a new feature? Or looking for tips on how to make Chalk work better for you? Chalk Gold Concierge is here to help. Book a quick video chat with a Chalk team member to help you out one-on-one.

Planboard Frequently Asked Questions

Am I limited to file size and number of lesson plans?2021-06-13T02:29:16-04:00

Nope, plan to your heart’s content! Planboard has no limits on the number of lessons you plan nor the number or size of files.

Why Planboard over other alternatives?2021-06-13T02:29:46-04:00

Experience the more modern approach to your planbook and gradebook with full iOS and Android capabilities. Get your questions answered fast through our live chat or email support. Oh, and did we mention that it’s free?

Is Planboard free? Are there any hidden fees?2021-11-17T11:16:58-05:00

Planboard, a digital planbook and gradebook, is free for individual teachers. Plan your lessons, attach standards, and manage files all according to your school’s rotation! Our helpful guides, live chat, and email support are also included for free as well! There are no strings attached. Planboard is created by Chalk, an education technology company serving millions of students. You can learn more about us here.

What is Chalk Gold?2021-11-17T11:17:32-05:00

While Planboard is a comprehensive and free planning tool, we do offer an optional premium service. Chalk Gold helps you better personalize your planner and share it with others. Create a Classroom website, share your plans and assessments to Google Classroom, add so much more. Learn more about Chalk Gold here.

Do you offer a school account?2021-11-17T11:18:06-05:00

We do offer school accounts! Our school version simplifies lesson submission and review. We also provide customized professional development. If you’d like to get more information or a quote, set up a demo with our team.

Do you offer any support or training?2021-11-17T11:18:45-05:00

We want you to take advantage of Planboard fully. That’s why our helpful guides, live chat, and email support are also included for free with every account! For those that prefer a live training experience, we offer free webinars as well.

Does Planboard work on my phone/tablet?2021-11-17T11:19:31-05:00

Planboard is available on Apple iOS and Google Android. As the most highly rated lesson planner on both app stores, you can now plan on the go while keeping everything in sync.

Does Planboard have my standards?2021-11-17T11:20:05-05:00

Planboard keeps an up-to-date list of some of the most commonly used standards such as Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, TEKS, British Columbia, Ontario Curriculum, and more. Additionally, many teachers upload standards for others to use. You can also request standards to be uploaded through our support channel.

Does Planboard support my school’s rotation schedule?2021-11-17T11:20:53-05:00

Planboard has a comprehensive and powerful scheduling algorithm. We support many of the most common schedules (daily, A/B days, weekly), and allow for more customization on a day to day basis.

500,000 Teachers ❤️ Planboard

I've just pre-planned a whole semester with Planboard! https://www.chalk.com/planboard #edtech #edchat via @planboard @chalkdotcom

Two years using one of the best apps for education!
I plan my lessons for free, online using @planboard - it's a must for every educator out there! Check them out at http://chalk.com/planboard #edtech #lessonplans @chalkdotcom

I'm now lesson planning with Planboard on Android! https://www.planboardapp.com via @planboard @chalkdotcom #edtech #edchat I love it

Only a couple days until I get to present @Planboard - an online lesson & unit planning app from @chalkdotcom - at the VOLTT conference!

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Really excited to share this amazing resource with OeLC teachers from across Ontario!

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I've just pre-planned a whole semester with Planboard! https://www.chalk.com/planboard #edtech #edchat via @planboard @chalkdotcom I love planboard for planning!

Just opened up @Planboard to check all my lessons are planned for the first week back.

Why do I bother...I know I am planned for the whole year 🤣

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💡Listen and check out the resources:
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I'm now lesson planning with Planboard on my iPhone! Loving this app!! http://www.chalk.com/planboard via @Planboard @chalkdotcom #edtech #edchat #iphone

New feature in @Planboard! You can now view and edit your sticky notes from the Week View.

This was a user-requested feature. Let us know if there's a feature you'd love to have in Planboard!

48 hours until I get to host 125 teachers for a PD session on @Planboard - an online lesson & unit planning app from @chalkdotcom.

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Really excited to share this amazing resource with colleagues from schools across the DDSB!

@DDSBSchools @DDSBInnovation

(not spam, I honestly love planboard)
I plan my lessons for free, online using @planboard - it's a must for every educator out there! Check them out at http://chalk.com/planboard #edtech #lessonplans @chalkdotcom

I’m going to repeat this until my digital voice goes hoarse: I absolutely love @Planboard!! It’s the best lesson plan tool this teacher has used to date. If you’re not using it, you should! Part of the @chalkdotcom tools. Bravo to the @Planboard team.

Apps I used this week in class: @gimkit @Socrative @CengageLearning (textbook) @GoogleForEdu (all the tools), @edpuzzle @GoogleKeep @Screencastify - love iPad annotation feature in Google classroom app - oh and @chalkdotcom @Planboard #edtech #edtechchat What apps did you use? ❤️

I've been hunting for a digital planner for a while and recently stumbled across the free @Planboard - seriously wow! I was able to easily create my 6 Day schedule, add links, attachments, & can plan lessons on the mobile app. Keep calm & plan on! 🌟 https://www.chalk.com/planboard/

I've just pre-planned a whole semester with Planboard! #edtech #edchat via @planboard @chalkdotcom

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As a small Canadian team, your support means a lot to us. Our pricing is simple. Planboard has everything you need as an individual teacher to organize your busy schedule for free. By subscribing to Chalk Gold you will get access to a number of premium features, and help to fund development of even more amazing things to come.

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