Stop policing: How to positively engage with learners working online

Posted by Erin Harding on Oct 2, 2017 9:53:10 AM
When learners work online it can be scary for educators. Even with firewalls and filters in place, we all know that within a few minutes of opening their devices, students can find themselves on websites where they shouldn’t be - either because it’s dangerous, or just off task.
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Topics: Hapara Highlights, digital literacy, formative feedback, feedback

District Offers Secure Exams with Hapara and GAFE

Posted by jack.west on May 20, 2016 11:59:34 AM

Offering a secure examination experience for teachers and students in the cloud can be a daunting task. There is a reason that standardized exams are so simplistic in nature. It is a lot easier to standardize procedures if every student takes the same exam at the same time and the scores can be tabulated by a machine that counts black and white circles.

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Topics: GAFE, Edtech Update, Hapara Highlights, hapara workspace, standardized testing

3 Ways to Magnify Student Voice in the Digital Classroom with Hapara

Posted by jack.west on Apr 4, 2016 8:00:00 AM

You hear it in your PD workshops. There were probably a few articles about it in your grad school core course reader. Fostering a classroom and school culture that values student voice is a liberal education goal that we all generally accept, but that many of us find difficult to put into practice.

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Topics: Hapara Highlights, student voice, hapara workspace

What we Hear from the Hapara Certified Educators: Monitor or Empower?

Posted by Allison Winston on Dec 8, 2015 10:37:44 AM

Our New Blog Series, What we hear from the Hapara Certified Educators, is focused on sharing Hapara Certified Educator’s insight and best practices.

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Topics: Google Apps, chromebook management, monitoring, Hapara Highlights

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