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Read about edtech and Hāpara best practices for teachers and educators.

Simplifying online and blended learning with Hāpara

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.

Remote learning in the context of a pandemic- Three tenets

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 Workspace

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?

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.

A teacher's tips for Hāpara Workspaces at home

A teacher’s tips for Hāpara Workspaces at home

Join us and Ashley Newman, a 6th grade teacher from Virginia, as she shares how she’s used Hāpara Workspace to teach her students in the classroom and from home during the quarantine. She’ll share her playbook for how to plan your Workspace for success, tips and tricks to make building your Workspace easy, and how to follow up with students in Workspace.

Strategies for teaching and learning from home

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 Towards Visible Learning

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.

PBL and Hapara equals Digital Learning

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

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.

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