Read about edtech and Hāpara best practices for teachers and educators.
Make the most of ISTELive 2023 in Philadelphia
If you’re coming to ISTELive23 in Philadelphia, you don’t want to miss out on these attractions.
Educator Anna Seguin is the first to complete the Hāpara Champion program for graduate credit
Educator Anna Seguin believes Hāpara Champion stands apart from other professional learning opportunities. Explore her experience earning graduate credit.
Opening the digital citizenship conversation with learners using Hāpara Card Talks
Elementary educator Lucy Whelan turns to Hāpara Card Talks when she wants to start a digital citizenship conversation. Explore its positive impact in her class.
Understanding the new Alberta curriculum
Unpacking the new Alberta curriculum facts, misconceptions and helpful resources during this transition in fall of 2022.
Five ways that project based learning empowers educators and elevates equity
Project based learning, or PBL, is a teaching methodology that engages students using a sustained inquiry-based approach. Let’s take a look at how this teaching methodology can empower educators and elevate equity.
Developing a classroom culture of resilience with Hāpara Highlights
Online learning can present challenges, such as keeping learners focused. Explore how to develop a classroom culture of resilience as students learn online.
Four tips for teaching in uncertain times
Whether learning is remote or hybrid in your school, teachers need ways to engage all students. These four tips about digital tools will help boost learning.
Exploring the integration of SEL and the Hāpara Instructional Suite
Adelee Penner, Learning Facilitator from the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium shares a timely discussion for those who are committed to creating caring, achieving and equitable schools and communities that develop the whole learner and ensure that all students can thrive. Adelee explores the whole Hāpara Instructional Suite to see where SEL integration can live. She also provides examples of how to embed the CASEL framework into your task design, workflow and in how you coach students for success.
How to add SEL support into your lessons with Hāpara Workspace
Learn how to weave the five SEL support competencies into your daily assignments. Use them as stand-alone lessons or embedded activities with Hāpara Workspace.
Back-to-school scaries: transitioning to first grade in-person learning
Many kindergarteners will transition to first grade in-person learning for the first time. Find out how one first grade team helped students make the change.
Four tips for SEL support in the post-pandemic classroom
SEL support will be necessary as K-12 classrooms physically fill with students again in Fall 2021. Try these four tips for teaching social and emotional skills.
Why you should teach students the skill of digital curation
Curation is a skill that students may gravitate towards naturally. For research and reading, though, digital curation is a skill that needs to be taught.
A K-12 web filter that paves the trail to real learning
Digital tools for learning, including K-12 web filters, should focus on teachers and students. The Hāpara Filter is teacher and student-centered.
Strategies to prepare for face-to-face instruction
Whether or not you have a return date for face-to-face instruction, there are strategies you can use right now to help prepare for a successful transition.
Why you should use games for building student relationships
Building student relationships is important whether you’re teaching in the classroom or online, and using games is an engaging strategy for both settings.
Simplifying a teacher’s workflow: Beyond surviving to thriving online
Digital tools that simplify a teacher’s workflow, from prep to instruction to grading, transform online experiences for students.
Simplifying online and blended learning with Hāpara
Join Hāpara’s Lindy Hockenbary as she discusses applying specific tenets to set yourself and your students up for success during blended learning and how Hāpara can simplify the online component of your teaching.
Constructing more meaningful relationships during school closure and a pandemic
Tracey will share how Workspace made her school’s closure during the pandemic a positive rather than a drawback. She’ll share how much closer she became to her students and how much more personalized learning became as a result.
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.
Hāpara + G Suite = a plan for successful teaching from home infographic
Project based learning is an engaging way to help students develop key 21st century skills like collaboration and critical thinking. Learn how to get started with PBL, making it simple for you and your learners with this free infographic.