Education Game Changers: EdTech to Watch in 2017

Posted by Erin Harding on Dec 15, 2016 7:56:59 AM

Recently, Hapara CEO and co-founder Jan Zawadzki and Hapara's VP of Business Development, Chris Buja joined Jim Connor on Game Changers Silicon Valley to discuss some of the new technologies that are currently making their way into the education system, including Hapara. 

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Topics: Edtech, future ready, Education

Measuring Impact: The Transition to Digital Learning

Posted by Erin Harding on Oct 18, 2016 1:53:56 PM

Districts around the country are making the transition to digital learning in order to better prepare their learners to be active participants in a digital-first world. When schools make the switch effectively, technology can be a cognitive tool that provides learners with differentiated learning experiences and teachers with the ability to adapt instruction based on feedback, all leading to greater, measurable achievement (Weston & Bain, 2010).  

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Topics: Edtech, Education, Google Apps, GAFE, Hapara Analytics

Using Technology to Rethink Summer Learning

Posted by Erin Harding on Jun 6, 2016 11:43:10 AM

“Summer slide,” “Summer brain drain,” no matter what term you use for it, it’s well-known that learners lose critical academic skills during the weeks that they are out of school. This is true in both reading and math, and especially true for low-income learners.

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Topics: Edtech, Teacher Dashboard, Education, Workspace, Project Based Learning, Edtech Update

Inacol Blended Learning Award - and the Winner is...

Posted by jack.west on Nov 20, 2015 11:46:29 AM

 

Earlier this month, another one of the Hapara community received the most prestigious international award for blended learning. Russell Burt, principal of Point England School in the suburbs of Auckland, New Zealand, accepted the award on behalf of the cluster of thirteen schools that he represents.
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Topics: Education, GAFE

Disturbing Correlation? US Test Scores Decline as Mortality Rates Rise

Posted by jack.west on Nov 5, 2015 11:53:53 AM

This week the US National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released the results of the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). For the first time in decades, NAEP scores in math declined.

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Also this week, a team of economists from Princeton University shared their findings from a study of US mortality rates in which they discovered for the first time ever that the mortality rate of middle aged White Americans had increased. This latter result is in contrast to a continued decrease in mortality rates of African Americans and Latino Americans. What gives?

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Topics: future ready, Education

Hapara Certified Educator Presentations

Posted by Hapara Staff on Oct 19, 2015 10:56:17 AM

Where in the world are Hapara Certified Educators?

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Topics: Edtech, Education

Hapara’s Sticky New Edtech Workspace Crests One Million Views in Two Weeks

Posted by jack.west on Sep 23, 2015 2:19:20 PM

What’s in a number like one million? Well, if we are talking about one million Belarusian Rubles, the answer is about fifty US, Canadian, NZ, or AUS dollars.

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Topics: Edtech, Education, Workspace, Google Apps, GAFE

New Hapara Certified Educators program Graduates First Class

Posted by jack.west on Aug 27, 2015 3:17:29 AM
Post by Allison Winston, Customer Success Team Member

This Spring, a group of educators from the U.S. and Australia accepted the challenge of joining the inaugural Hapara Certified Educator (HCE) program cohort. These individuals were invited to participate because of their demonstrated expertise with Hapara tools and advanced skill as professional developers and edtech integrators. After spending their summer participating in a rigorous training program, completing assessments, and preparing innovative professional learning resources, we are pleased to announce that Hapara will begin awarding badges this week!

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Topics: Edtech, General, Education, Google Apps for Education, GAFE

2 Edtech Goals for Everyone 2016

Posted by jack.west on Aug 12, 2015 12:50:59 AM

by Jack West, Hapara Senior Research Analyst

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Topics: Edtech, General, Education

Beyond Rolling Out Chromebooks, What is Your Change Management Plan?

Posted by jack.west on Aug 8, 2015 2:29:26 AM

Are you doing it right?
by +Jack West, Hapara Senior Research Analyst

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Topics: Edtech, Education, Google Apps for Education, Chromebook, GAFE

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