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Intrinsic Schools Taps Hapara to Help Connect Classroom with Digital Dashboards

By Andrea Jones
July 22nd, 2014

Palo Alto, Ca – Intrinsic Schools, a Chicago-based non-profit network of public charter schools, has engaged Hapara Inc., edtech maker of Teacher Dashboard for Google Apps, to provide Intrinsic teachers crucial access to Hapara’s Teacher Dashboard for Google Apps. Intrinsic Director of Technology, Marcos Alcozer, says, “We believe that technology is the key to bringing true differentiation into the classroom to allow our teachers to provide the right level of instruction to each student. Hapara Teacher Dashboard allows our teachers to easily group students and distribute the resources that they need when they need them.”

Use of Technology at Intrinsic
Intrinsic Schools leverages technology to personalize the learning experience for young people. The Intrinsic model keeps students motivated by providing them with academic challenges that are personally tailored to their interests and abilities. Hapara’s Teacher Dashboard enables teachers to harness the power of Google Apps and at the same time be present with students in that digital environment. Hapara Interact allows teachers to leverage an in-class rotational model of blended learning while knowing when a student needs personal attention.

About Hapara
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.

Contact
To learn more about Hapara, please visit http://hapara.com.

To learn more about Intrinsic Schools, please visit http://intrinsicschools.org

Marcos can be followied on his Twitter @xmarcosx, or via email marcos[at]intrinsicschools.org

About the Author:

Andrea Jones

Andrea Jones is a technology specialist in Virginia. A former French teacher, she currently supports technology integration in a middle school.