It’s no secret that Google Chromebooks dominate one-to-one digital learning in K-12, given their low cost, ease of use and many other factors key to education. But Chromebooks need more to work for K-12, and advanced content filtering and device management are essential components to maximizing the ROI on your devices. As you weigh pros and cons of solutions built for Chromebooks and how they will work with your one-to-one deployment goals, consider these seven essential elements to a successful Chromebook environment.
7. Does it include powerful, easy-to-use classroom tools for teachers?
Teachers need technology to monitor student device screens, share content and lock devices during class. Does the solution accomplish this to satisfy all your stakeholders and support all elements of K-12 learning? If these seven critical elements to a Chromebook device management and web filtering solution are important to you — and we can bet they are — Lightspeed Systems Relay for Chrome
is the answer. Relay is a Chromebook solution built just for K-12 that allows IT to report user activity, filter inappropriate content, protect students from harm and locate lost devices. The setup process is streamlined into three easy steps
to make implementation simple. New features like Smart Play
(coming soon to Relay) take the manual work out of allowing appropriate YouTube and Vimeo access. And Classroom Orchestrator
, included at no additional cost with Relay and all Lightspeed Solutions, allows teachers to have control over devices in classrooms to keep students focused.