District Offers Secure Exams with Hapara and GAFE

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GAFE Edtech Update Hapara Highlights hapara workspace standardized testingOffering a secure examination experience for teachers and students in the cloud can be a daunting task. There is a reason that standardized exams are so simplistic in nature. It is a lot easier to standardize procedures if every student takes the same exam at the same time and the scores can be tabulated by a machine that counts black and white circles.

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Organize, Streamline, and Empower Learning with H?para

A Principal's Reflections

differentiation edtech HaparaThe world has radically changed in unprecedented ways. Educators navigate uncharted waters that continually fluctuate as a result of COVID-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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BrightBytes Tried to Buy Hapara. Then a Better Offer—and a Legal Complaint—Emerged

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In March, San Francisco-based BrightBytes filed suit against Hapara , claiming the latter had breached contract terms in a Letter of Intent as BrightBytes planned to purchase all of Hapara’s assets. In the suit, BrightBytes claimed Hapara broke “no-shop” and confidentiality clauses to solicit a better offer from another company. But the story is a window into the complex—and increasingly frequent—role that mergers and acquisitions play in the edtech industry.

What would Maria Montessori Say About Edtech?

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What would Maria Montessori say about the use of the edtech available to us as we approach the year 2013? My summaries of Montessori ideas and structures most certainly do not do justice to the wonderful body of work Maria Montessori left behind, nor do… blended learning EdTech Education Google High School Teaching Hapara Montessori TechnologyHeaven forbid any actual Montessori educators should read this post.

What would Maria Montessori Say About Edtech?

Question Tank

What would Maria Montessori say about the use of the edtech available to us as we approach the year 2013? My summaries of Montessori ideas and structures most certainly do not do justice to the wonderful body of work Maria Montessori left behind, nor do… blended learning EdTech Education Google High School Teaching Hapara Montessori Technology Heaven forbid any actual Montessori educators should read this post.

Education Shorts Show Real Practice

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To celebrate the accomplishments of some of these schools, I have managed three short film projects at Hapara client sites over the past three months. Edtech Edtech UpdateIt seemed obvious to our new Chief Commercial Officer, Wayne Poncia, formerly of Junyo, that the accomplishments of our client base are the greatest asset we have as a company.

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Education Research Meta Analysis from Hattie and Yates

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The Hapara team is reading Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn by John Hattie and Gregory Yates. Edtech Blended Learning Hattie Edtech UpdateThe book is an easy to read distillation of Hattie’s work synthesizing the results from education research around the world.

85 Canadian Schools Lead an Edtech Charge by Moving from Devices to Deeper Learning

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We might think of educational transformation and its underlying technology as being centered in Silicon Valley; indeed, companies like Google and Apple are expanding the edtech frontier. However, schools all over the world are implementing and refining these innovations, and one Canadian school district in particular is pioneering the edtech charge. In order to answer that question, OCSB employed Hapara’s Analytics platform. Information about Hapara Analytics.

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

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Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning HaparaReflections on a year of Blended Learning with 1:1 Chromebooks Physics teachers have a unique privilege in most high school settings. Most of us work with students that have elected to take our academic course, and with the exception of a growing number of physics first programs, we teach older students.

Blended Learning for High School – Montessori Style

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Observing the Montessori pre-school my own children attended inspired me to restructure my high school… EdTech blended learning Education Google Apps for Education Hapara Montessori Teacher DashboardI am obsessed with the work of Maria Montessori. The scientist observer mind that Montessori brought to the education of children, enabled her to construct social learning environments that would be the envy of any major corporate human resources department.

Blended Learning for High School – Montessori Style

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Observing the Montessori pre-school my own children attended inspired me to restructure my high school… EdTech blended learning Education Google Apps for Education Hapara Montessori Teacher Dashboard I am obsessed with the work of Maria Montessori. The scientist observer mind that Montessori brought to the education of children, enabled her to construct social learning environments that would be the envy of any major corporate human resources department.

What Students and Teachers Think About Data Privacy

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In this sponsored article on EdSurge, I report out on a data privacy forum I hosted for Hapara. EdTechData privacy is a big deal in the consumer world, and it is an even bigger deal in K12.

What Students and Teachers Think About Data Privacy

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In this sponsored article on EdSurge, I report out on a data privacy forum I hosted for Hapara. EdTechData privacy is a big deal in the consumer world, and it is an even bigger deal in K12.

How to Keep Students at the Center of Your Digital Transformation

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School district leaders are inundated with proposals and pitches for the hottest new trends in edtech on a regular basis—all promising to revolutionize learning and make it more student-friendly. Rod Carnill speaking (Source: Hapara) “I always start with the pedagogy,” says Amy Miller, a middle school tech coach in Frederick County. They selected Hapara Highlights for its focus on visible personalized learning, which aligned with their goals. Hapara.

Diligent Use of Cycles of Inquiry Makes Huge Impact

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Some of you are aware that in August of 2012 I began working with the Hapara team as lead educator. Only recently have I begun to blog again; still mostly within the context of my work at Hapara. I plan to re-post here… blended learning common core EdTech Education Teaching ConstuctivistSince that time, all of my creative efforts have gone into that work.

Diligent Use of Cycles of Inquiry Makes Huge Impact

Question Tank

Some of you are aware that in August of 2012 I began working with the Hapara team as lead educator. Only recently have I begun to blog again; still mostly within the context of my work at Hapara. I plan to re-post here… blended learning common core EdTech Education Teaching Constuctivist Since that time, all of my creative efforts have gone into that work.

School Profile – The Met Sacramento

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The following is a profile I wrote with the collaboration of the great folks at The Met Sacramento as a part of the work I do as lead educator with Hapara. There are many paths to adulthood, and this is something that is well understood by the young adults that belong to The Met, a… EdTech

School Profile – The Met Sacramento

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The following is a profile I wrote with the collaboration of the great folks at The Met Sacramento as a part of the work I do as lead educator with Hapara. There are many paths to adulthood, and this is something that is well understood by the young adults that belong to The Met, a… EdTech

Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

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They can also learn about new start-ups, games and ventures with names like BetterLesson , Blendspace , Edthena , Educreations , Hapara , Nearpod , Zaption , eSpark and LearnZillion , all eager to demonstrate. That’s why after attending two major edtech conferences in a row ( SXSW.edu ) and ( ASU/GSV ), I’m heading straight for a panel entitled: “But How Do We Know What’s Working?’’. The post Big question for edtech: But how do we know what’s working?

What Really Moves the Needle for Underprivileged Students.

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As you might have guessed, the Hapara Team members are education data nerds. The image here is a… EdTechRecently, +Dan Leighton, TD Admin from Cottenham College in Cambridge, England, shared with us this meta analysis of meta analyses. That’s right, a meta-meta analysis. Makes me shiver just to write that. Snapshot from EEF Meta-Meta Analysis.

What Really Moves the Needle for Underprivileged Students.

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As you might have guessed, the Hapara Team members are education data nerds. The image here is a… EdTech Recently, +Dan Leighton, TD Admin from Cottenham College in Cambridge, England, shared with us this meta analysis of meta analyses. That’s right, a meta-meta analysis. Makes me shiver just to write that. Snapshot from EEF Meta-Meta Analysis.

BETT for G Suite Visitors

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BETT is one of the largest EdTech shows on the planet, but that also means you can spend a lot of time wandering, but not really seeing relevant products and services. Hapara (C300) - Hapara’s cloud based instructional management system works with G Suite for Education to provide added value. Hapara Dashboard remains popular with teachers and Hapara Analytics now enables Senior Management to easily track and report use across G Suite.

15 Ways to Use Mote in the Classroom – SULS0107

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She is a Google Certified Innovator & Trainer, Microsoft Innovative Education Expert, Apple Teacher, and Hapara Certified Educator. The post 15 Ways to Use Mote in the Classroom – SULS0107 appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

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Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Great February 15, 2015 by Fourth adventure from Canada Fantastic, excellent, Thank you Great edtech podcast February 15, 2015 by Corkforsam2012 from Ireland 10/10 Great site for help February 15, 2015 by Kellyam1 from United States Site is really good quick place to find help for teachers. A great place to learn new EdTech tools, and to build your PLN (Personal Learning Network)!

Google Apps Are Used Widely in K-12. A New Tool Will Show Just How Useful They Are.

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LearnTrials, which does similar analyses, estimated that just 9 percent of edtech tools are used to their intended extent. It also reported that the average district uses more than 500 edtech products each month. Hapara , which has long offered a dashboard that lets teachers see and manage student assignments in G Suite for Education, allows district leaders to track usage across their schools and classrooms, at an even more granular level.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “ BrightBytes Tried to Buy Hapara. ” The Wall Street Journal offers analysis of the socioeconomic well-being of Americans in rural areas, and it’s not a rosy picture: “ Rural America Is the New ‘Inner City’ ” Edsurge describes “How Edtech Companies Blur the Lines Between Commercial and Research Data.” (National) Education Politics.