Teaching and Learning

Apr
03

Student Devices and Technology Support Update

April 2, 2020   Dear Families, I hope this message finds you well. We continue to miss being in schools and with your students. On Monday, we began implementing distance learning as part of our Continuation of Learning Plan (CLP).  Many families are actively learning in this new way, yet we know some families still […]

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Apr
03

Hartford Public Schools Announces Nominees for 2020 Teacher of the Year

The competition for Hartford’s 2020 Teacher of the Year has begun with thirty-seven teachers nominated by their schools to participate in this year’s selection process.  (Pictured above are last year’s 2019 Teacher of the Year Nominees.) Each 2020 nominee has undergone an intensive screening and interview process conducted remotely by a district-wide Teacher of the […]

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Apr
02

A Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom – English & Spanish

Use arrow keys at bottom-left corner to turn the pages (1-18). Click here for a printable copy. Use las teclas de flecha en la esquina inferior izquierda para pasar las páginas (1-18). Oprime aquí para obtener una copia imprimible.

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Apr
02

A Learning Series for Families from the State Department of Education

In an effort to provide support to districts and families, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is pleased to announce that they are launching their CSDE Professional Support Series. These live, interactive webinars with Q&A as well as informational videos and tutorials were created based on feedback we have heard from our district partners on […]

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Apr
01

Free STEM+ Resources from Pennies for Patients

Pennies for Patients has developed resources containing fun and engaging STEM and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) activities students can complete at home.  The activities are FREE, fun and easy-to-do. They can be found on their website www.penniesforpatients.org  and via the links below. Pennies for Patients wants children to remain engaged and motivated by STEM during their time at […]

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Mar
27

Continuity of Learning Plan Guidance for Families

March 27, 2020 Dear Families, We miss seeing our beautiful and capable students and families every day. Please know that you have all been in our thoughts. We know that the current public health emergency has led to students missing out on opportunities and the experience of being in school. We remain committed to keeping […]

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Mar
27

Take our Technology Survey

We strongly encourage students to use E-learning and are committed to supporting this transition for our students. However, if you do not have a device, internet access, or if you would prefer a technology-free option with printed learning materials, please complete this form https://bit.ly/hps_hometech. Home Technology Survey Please complete the survey below to help Hartford Public […]

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Mar
23

Boundless: Online Resources for our Students

Boundless is the new model for urban learning – an education partnership between Hartford Public Library and Hartford Public Schools that deepens learning opportunities for students and adults. On the Hartford Public Schools Boundless Library Catalog webpage, students can use their library card barcode number and PIN to access learning applications for Reading, Mathematics, World […]

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