Teachers

Online and blended learning 101

What can you do to prepare for the uncertainties of face-to-face learning in the foreseeable future? Get back to basics! Understanding some basics such as the learning continuum and synchronous vs asynchronous learning is key to tackling a shift from face-to-face to blended or online learning. Join us to learn how schooling complications in a COVID world can become simple.

Remote learning in the context of a pandemic: Three tenets

After sifting through countless online resources and many 1:1 conversations with educators, I believe there are three big buckets teachers should prioritize during this pandemic: providing stability, sustaining relationships and innovating to support students.

How to thrive and not just survive your school year with Hāpara Workspace

One thing educators are quickly figuring out is that teaching and learning remotely during a public health crisis does not look the same as it did in the classroom. That means many have adapted or been forced to in order to meet even more diverse needs as children learn from home. If students aren’t turning in their work, it probably means you need to adjust your strategy.

Why aren’t your students turning in their work?

One thing educators are quickly figuring out is that teaching and learning remotely during a public health crisis does not look the same as it did in the classroom. That means many have adapted or been forced to in order to meet even more diverse needs as children learn from home. If students aren’t turning in their work, it probably means you need to adjust your strategy.

Strategies for teaching and learning from home

When schools are forced to close their doors, moving work into the cloud can be challenging if schools don’t have a strategy in place. However, with a little bit of planning and the right tools, remote learning can present a lot of great opportunities for learning that are unavailable in the traditional classroom.

Moving toward visible learning

In project based learning, students learn by working for an extended period of time to research and answer an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem or challenge (PBL Works). There are a lot of misconceptions about PBL and what it is.

Project Based Learning + Hāpara = deeper learning

In project based learning, students learn by working for an extended period of time to research and answer an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem or challenge (PBL Works). There are a lot of misconceptions about PBL and what it is.

Chatting in Google Docs: An opportunity to teach digital citizenship

How can you tell if students are chatting in Google Docs? Using Hāpara Dashboard and Highlights makes it easy to see what learners are up to and whether or not they are chatting in Google Docs. Some learners like to start a Google Doc and share it with friends, and type their messages to each other in the Doc.

The Evolution of Digital Citizenship Infographic

Students are digital citizens of the future. Schools need to prepare students for a more connected, more technological future. Learn how tools like Google and Hapara can support learners in gaining these critical life skills.

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