Palo Alto, Ca – Community High School District 99 and Hapara Inc., edtech maker of Teacher Dashboard for Google Apps, announced today a commitment to grow the breadth and depth of Hapara’s formative assessment and visibility tools for CHSD 99 educators. CHSD 99 Director of Technology and Information Services, Rod Russeau, says, "Hapara tools make Google Apps use easy for teachers and students, and the Hapara team is eager to support the needs of CHSD 99.”
CHSD 99 has been on a purposeful path in support of their technology mission: Implement and sustain technological resources that support the teaching and learning needs of District 99 staff and students. “Google Apps is an excellent workspace for teachers to support the learning needs of their students, and the Google environment is a fantastic way to position our students for a continually changing world. Hapara’s tools help us to leverage the full potential of the Google environment and make it manageable for teachers in an ongoing way.” says Russeau.
About CHSD 99
CHSD 99 serves more than 5,000 students in a suburb of Chicago. The CHSD 99 strategic plan calls for the articulation of an instructional technology vision that includes faculty and student access, e.g. one-to-one learning. CHSD 99 instructional and technology leadership has worked with educators to create the space for a paradigm shift in teaching and learning; using technology in a supportive role. This positions the use of technology, when and where appropriate, to best support constructivist and pedagogically responsive education philosophies.
Hapara makes tools for Google Apps using educators that turn ongoing formative assessment into a habit. Teacher Dashboard organizes the Google Apps environment by class, by application, and then by student. Educators see dashboards of activity in Drive, Gmail, Sites, Blogger, even Google Plus. Hapara Interact provides educators real-time views of student browser activity in Chrome on any machine.
Regardless of whether students use iPads, Android tablets, Desktop computers, laptops or even mobile phones to do their Google Apps work, Hapara tools give teachers the management capability and insight into student efforts they need to deliver a 21st century education.
To learn more about Hapara, please visit http://hapara.com. To learn more about CHSD 99 please visit http://www.csd99.org/