Back to school webinars

Join us for a free and live webinar series for educators where we will be sharing how to power awesome online learning in your classes with each of our instructional tools.

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August 2021

Learner agency through Student Dashboard

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, August 27, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

In this opening webinar we will take a look at Hāpara’s one-stop hub where learners can find their Google Classroom assignments, Google Drive files, announcements and communications from their teachers. Learn how Student Dashboard provides a path to the development of stronger executive function skills, greater autonomy and student agency.

Featuring:
Scott Lewis, Instructional Technology Coach at Frederick County Public Schools

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

September 2021

Getting started with Hāpara

Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, September 3, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

In this second webinar we will take a big picture view of Hāpara. We will do a high level walk through of each tool, explaining its purpose in your classroom. We will also show you where to find additional support, how to access the community

Featuring:
Ashley Newman, Instructional Technology Coach at Frederick County Public Schools

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

Visibility: Highlights

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, September 10, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

We will spotlight the instructional tool Highlights and how to leverage it in your classroom. Highlights provides visibility into your students’ Chrome browsing activity allowing you to guide real-time learning along with tools like instant messaging and link sharing that promote digital citizenship and greater autonomy over students’ own learning. 

Featuring:
Ashley Honey, Teacher and Hāpara Champion Trainer at Ottawa Catholic School Board

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

Formative feedback: Teacher Dashboard

Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, September 17, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

In week four, we will continue our introductory walkthrough of the Hāpara Instructional Suite with this week’s tool spotlight–Teacher Dashboard. Learn how to take a birds-eye view of your learners’ Google Drive folders, allowing you one-click access to view assignments and provide frequent formative feedback.

Featuring:
Lindy Hockenbary, Professional Learning Specialist at Hāpara

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

Your lesson builder super tool: Workspace

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, September 24, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

The next tool walkthrough is with Workspace–a lesson builder like no other. Learn how to deliver differentiated projects, units and lessons, or copy an existing Workspace and edit the content to match your goals and learning objectives!

Featuring:
Ashley Newman, Instructional Technology Coach at Frederick County Public Schools

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

Empowered learners through a web filter? Yep!: Hāpara Filter

Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, September 31, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

Explore and learn about Hāpara’s next-generation AI filter. Putting online learning back in the hands of the teachers, we will explore how teachers can quickly approve a site for their learners to allow access for a limited time if they wish. We will also dive into how the filter tool keeps your school or district CIPA-compliant by filtering in real-time, monitoring potential self-harm and by recognizing contextual differences between words in searches automatically.

Featuring:
David Barclay, Regional Sales Manager at Hāpara

Hosted by:
Michael Wacker, Professional Learning Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

October 2021

Differentiation and personalized learning opportunities across the Hāpara Instructional Suite

Thursday, October 7, 2021 at 1:00pm PT/3:00pm CT
Friday, October 8, 2021 at 8:00am NZT

Our final webinar of the series draws from the understanding and learning we’ve made around tools such as Workspace. Taking it to the next level, we will shine a spotlight on how this tool, and others in the instructional suite, empower educators to automate differentiation and personalization tasks so that they can focus more on teaching and working with students and less on designing lessons.

Featuring:
Rich Dixon, Senior Director of Learning Innovation at Hāpara

Hosted by:
Amy Miller, Engagement Manager at Hāpara

Note: The webinar replay will be available for all signups.

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