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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Learn Why Your GAfE School District Needs To Be Using Hapara Today! | @Hapara_team

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Jack West to discuss why Hapara is the perfect tool for any school district wishing to properly and effectively manage their GAfE environment. . About Hapara. Hapara is a Māori word for dawn or daybreak. The Hapara team has grown significantly since the inception and now has team members in New Zealand, California, Boulder, Colorado and Washington DC. https://twitter.com/hapara_team. About Hapara Hapara is a Māori word for dawn or daybreak.

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Chrome Education or Hapara?

Tomorrow's Learners

They are: Should we use Chrome Education or Hapara to manage our Chromebooks? We don’t need to manage our devices with Chrome Education as we are using Hapara already. Chrome Education and Hapara are not competing products, rather they complement each other. Chrome Education can be described as a device management tool, whereas Hapara can be described as a classroom management tool. What is Hapara? Therefore Hapara is a classroom management tool.

Learn why Hapara is the perfect tool for any school district wishing to properly and effectively manage their GAfE environment. | @hapara_team

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Jack West to discuss why Hapara is the perfect tool for any school district wishing to properly and effectively manage their GAfE environment. The post Learn why Hapara is the perfect tool for any school district wishing to properly and effectively manage their GAfE environment. | @hapara_team appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Differentiation Made Possible: Hapara Workspace for Google Apps

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Differentiation Made Possible: Hapara Workspace for Google Apps Event status: Not started ( Register ) Date and time: Thursday, November 19, 2015 1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) C. Techlearning Events Webinars

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

Edsurge

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. Both companies are backed by venture capital: Hapara last raised $3.2 Hapara is profitable and has a growing customer base.

One Year of Blended Learning One to One with Chromebooks

Question Tank

Consequently, we tend to… blended learning Chromebooks EdTech Education Google Teaching gooru goorulearning Hapara Reflections 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.

How to Keep Students at the Center of Your Digital Transformation

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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 has found that this promotes an environment of trust and respect between teachers and students. Hapara gathers learner assignments, notifications, resources and workspaces in one convenient location. Hapara.

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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.

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. It 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. Edtech Edtech Update

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Blended Learning for High School – Montessori Style

Question Tank

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

Question Tank

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 would Maria Montessori Say About Edtech?

Question Tank

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 TechnologyWhat would Maria Montessori say about the use of the edtech available to us as we approach the year 2013? Heaven forbid any actual Montessori educators should read this post.

What would Maria Montessori Say About Edtech?

Question Tank

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 What would Maria Montessori say about the use of the edtech available to us as we approach the year 2013? Heaven forbid any actual Montessori educators should read this post.

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. The book is an easy to read distillation of Hattie’s work synthesizing the results from education research around the world. Edtech Blended Learning Hattie Edtech Update

What Students and Teachers Think About Data Privacy

Question Tank

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

What Students and Teachers Think About Data Privacy

Question Tank

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

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

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Then, they layered on other applications, including the Hapara Suite of apps —Highlights, Dashboard and Workspace—to help students move from physical devices to the ultimate goal of enhanced and deeper learning. In order to answer that question, OCSB employed Hapara’s Analytics platform. RESOURCES FROM HAPARA Hapara Professional Learning courses support use of Hapara products , encourage best practices, and include data interpretation courses.

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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. Since that time, all of my creative efforts have gone into that work. I plan to re-post here… blended learning common core EdTech Education Teaching Constuctivist

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. Since that time, all of my creative efforts have gone into that work. I plan to re-post here… blended learning common core EdTech Education Teaching Constuctivist

BETT for G Suite Visitors

EdTechTeam

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. Check out our G Suite for Education Live Panel with UK educators. Chat archive here.

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

Question Tank

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

What Really Moves the Needle for Underprivileged Students.

Question Tank

As you might have guessed, the Hapara Team members are education data nerds. 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. The image here is a… EdTech

What Really Moves the Needle for Underprivileged Students.

Question Tank

As you might have guessed, the Hapara Team members are education data nerds. 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. The image here is a… EdTech

A Teacher’s Insight and a Suite of Apps Revitalized Geography—Boosting Student Engagement and Collaboration

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Schools then added the Hapara Suite of apps, using the Analytics app to drive towards OCSB's 2020 BluePrint for Change and ensure that students and staff have the necessary support they need. Abromaitis was particularly excited about how she was able to use Hapara’s Workspace to structure and differentiate the resources and assignments for her students. Hapara's Workspace; full size image here. Grade 9 Geography was in trouble.

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Partnering Literacy and Technology to Improve One School

Digital Promise

As part of the Literacy Initiative, teachers piloted creation and exploration apps, as well as both Hapara and Google Classroom to refine their workflow processes. Video Courtesy of Redwood City School District. We have made great strides to level the technology playing field in education, but unfortunately the digital divide still exists between those who have the tools to research, learn and collaborate online at home, and those who don’t.

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

Edsurge

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. One doesn’t need to search long to see how deep Google has seeped into schools. The company claims that, around the world, 90 million students and educators use its productivity tools, G Suite for Education.

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A New School Model Helps Rural Districts Boost Enrollment and Ensure Student Success

Edsurge

With Hapara Learning Suite's Workspace, educators can: Build dynamic digital learning experiences. Wolf Creek had already been using Hapara products for some time, and when Workspace was introduced, it seemed like the perfect fit. But with the new model, she can access her science content online through Hapara to work on during tutorial time, and she can go to her social studies class for lectures with her teacher.

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Setting Up Your Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

Classroom is not a complete classroom solution; it must be used alongside perennial favorites such as Edmodo, Hapara Teacher Dashboard, Moodle, etc. For the first time, Google has designed a product for a specific industry. Fortunately for educators, that product is for them! Google Classroom is a brand new tool designed to help ease the burden of sharing and receiving assignments from students.

C-H-A-N-G-E It Up! Using Google Forms for Spelling Tests

EdTechTeam

Send the Form To Your Students This can be done by emailing a link to the form, sharing it in Google Classroom, Hapara Teacher Dashboard (this is a product my school division uses) or having the URL (web address for the form) on the board (I recommend creating a shortened URL) for your students to type into the address bar (Omnibox) in their Chrome browser.

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

The Hechinger Report

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. As more than 900 entrepreneurs and educators converge in San Francisco this week, some will talk academic standards, literacy and charter schools.

Recommended settings for Chrome Education

Tomorrow's Learners

For schools using Hapara as a classroom management tool, it is crucial to force students to log in using their school username, otherwise, users will not show in the Hapara dashboard. Chrome Education is an amazing tool that all schools using Chromebooks should invest in. This is because Chrome Education saves IT admin huge amounts of time and it also means that schools can create an environment where users are safe online and are less likely to be distracted from their learning.

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

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Hapara | Google Apps Management System. Hugely informed and supportive of teachers. June 19, 2015 by Chopstick Sensei from United States I don’t know how Jeff makes the time for this empire of his, but he’s putting together amazing information to help teachers out. Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Great stuff!

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Edsurge : “ BrightBytes Tried to Buy Hapara. (National) Education Politics. From the Department of Education press release : “ Secretary DeVos Releases Statement on President Trump ’s Decision to Withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord.” ” For a Secretary of Education to speak on this is odd, at best. For Banana Republicans, perhaps less so. More on DeVos and climate change via The Washington Post.