FAQ for parents/guardians: Hāpara Teacher Dashboard Follow
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What is Hāpara Teacher Dashboard?
Schools around the world use Hāpara Teacher Dashboard to help teachers manage the files, communications and overall visibility of their students’ work in Google Workspace for Education.
With Teacher Dashboard, teachers can access student work in one spot. This design helps teachers easily give consistent feedback to students and efficiently share assignments with them.
What can teachers see when they use Teacher Dashboard?
Teachers can see the following items in your child’s school-issued Google account:
- Google Drive files, including Docs, Slides, Sheets and Drawings
- Emails from their school-issued Gmail account (if the school has this feature turned on)
Why do teachers use Teacher Dashboard?
Visibility into a learner’s digital work helps teachers guide the learning process. Teacher Dashboard gives teachers access to documents in order to provide feedback during the learning process.
For example, if your child is writing an essay, the teacher can add comments directly to the essay to help your child improve their writing skills. Access to student emails helps teachers teach important digital citizenship skills such as how to compose professional emails and ensure they are safely using their school email.
When can teachers use Teacher Dashboard?
Teachers can use Teacher Dashboard to access student work any time for the purpose of providing timely feedback during the learning process.
Does Teacher Dashboard work on personal devices?
If your child completes school work in their school-issued Google account on a personal device, teachers can see Google files and emails in their school-issued account. However, using Teacher Dashboard, teachers cannot see anything else on a personal device.