Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara vs Bark for Schools

Compare two K-12 web filters that also offer mental health monitoring to protect learners.

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Overview

Hāpara presents a Bark alternative for protecting students across schools and districts. Both offer K-12 web filters and mental health monitoring, but the full web filtering capabilities are quite different.

This page will explain how Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara and Bark for Schools compare.

What does Hāpara do overall as a Bark alternative?

Hāpara offers a complete suite of K-12 digital tools. The Hāpara Instructional Suite includes a web filter and Chrome browser monitoring tool, as well as tools dedicated to organizing and personalizing learning.

What does Bark do?

Bark offers products that safeguard families and schools. Tools include web filtering, content monitoring and mental health alerts.

An overview of Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara

Deledao Active Scan, presented by Hāpara, a Bark alternative, is a K-12 web filter that uses real-time AI to restrict content. Because it intelligently understands context, it knows which websites provide educational value. It can also blur or mute the content that is specifically inappropriate or harmful.

An overview of Bark for Schools

Bark for Schools is a free K-12 product that includes a monitoring tool and web filter. Schools can set up the web filter to allow or block specific websites and whole categories of sites.

How they compare

Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara
Bark for Schools
Devices
Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara works on any school-issued device, at home for remote learning or in the classroom.
Bark for Schools works on devices through students’ Google or Office 365 accounts.
Admin management
Technology administrators can install this web filter within a few minutes. It then starts using real-time AI to analyze content.
Technology administrators can get started with Bark for School in about 15 minutes. Admins then need to set up web filter allowed and blocked lists.
Teacher management
Teachers can approve websites in-the-moment to help with learning. They don’t need to request approval from a technology administrator. Students can also easily request website approval.
Bark for School does not offer teacher management options.
YouTube
School districts don’t need to block YouTube when using Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara. Because its real-time AI understands context, the web filter blurs or mutes the content that is not appropriate, and learners can safely visit YouTube.
School districts need to block YouTube entirely through Bark for Schools to stop students from seeing or hearing harmful content.
Video, audio, images and text
This web filter intelligently identifies inappropriate or harmful content, including sections of video or audio and specific images and text. The filter works in real-time to blur or mute content.
Bark for Schools blocks entire websites or categories of websites, rather than restricting specific content on a page.
Zoom and Google Meet
Deledao Active Scan, presented by Hāpara uses AI in real-time to detect harmful content. During online class sessions, the web filter blurs harmful text or images when they’re detected—without interrupting instruction.
Bark for Schools works by blocking websites, so it can’t restrict text or images during online class meetings.
Google games and games on Google Sites
This web filter blocks Google games and games on Google Sites. Other web filters can’t detect that they’re games, but Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara understands context like humans do.
Bark for Schools does not specifically block Google games or games on Google Sites.
Ads and tracking
This web filter protects student privacy by anonymizing Google searches and blocking ads and tracking.
Bark for Schools does not block ads or tracking or anonymize Google searches.
Student wellness
Schools can also add on Deledao ActivePulse, presented by Hāpara, which monitors student wellness. Across students' online activity, it detects signs of self-harm and cyberbullying, sending designated team members instant alerts.
Bark focuses primarily on mental health detection. As part of Bark for Schools, administrators get alerts about student online searches. Parents also get alerts so that families can intervene when necessary.

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