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3 Ways Lightspeed’s Classroom Stands Out in K-12 Ed-Tech

Classroom learning and device tech are evolving faster than ever. Now, it’s essential to empower teachers with advanced tools and solutions to monitor class activity and keep students engaged. Lightspeed Classroom Management, now available for Chrome OS, represents a step

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Who’s Winning the Device Wars? Here’s Our Take

The device wars are heating up in education. On Tuesday, Apple announced its new iPad, complete with Apple Pencil support and a special discount for schools. Almost simultaneously, Acer announced its first Chrome OS tablet. Recent reports show that Microsoft devices are on

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Find Out How Students Are Using Key Resources With New Report

How are your students spending time online? Are they fully engaged in your LMS or not logging in often enough to justify the cost? Do they use YouTube to watch educational videos or dangerous, violent content? With Lightspeed Filter (formerly

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The Most Popular Websites in Every Grade Level May Surprise You

Last year, we told you about most popular websites among K-12 students: We learned Google dominates the K-12 device space — particularly due to the large number of Chromebooks in education — and that education sites are most-visited types of URLs. We wanted to take

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14 Things No Other Internet Filter Can Give Your School

Your internet filter needs to keep students safe and using technology appropriately. But with more technology than ever to manage, your school needs an internet filter that delivers more while saving time. Lightspeed Filter (formerly Relay is a revolution in web filtering — with more

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Why It’s Time to Get Smarter About Filtering Your K-12 School

The Web is changing, technology is changing, and it’s time for filtering to change, too. Relay brings schools a needed revolution in web filtering. All the things that used to be difficult to filter and report — social media, YouTube, mobile filtering,

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3 Ways Lightspeed Systems Honors Safer Internet Day, Every Day

Today marks Safer Internet Day 2018, a global event recognizing the importance of keeping the internet safe, especially for young users. According to the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of teens use the internet on a daily basis. CommonSense Media reports that children

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Top 3 Ways Lightspeed Systems® Helps Schools Foster Digital Citizenship

Teaching kids how to use online devices responsibly is extremely important in today's classroom. Learn how Lightspeed Systems fosters digital citizenship.

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What Are Your Kids Doing Online? Here’s How to Keep Parents Informed

Happy new year from Lightspeed Systems! It’s just the beginning of 2018 and we’re ready to share a major new feature release in Lightspeed Filter™ (formerly Relay). Many schools we work with express a need to send parents high-level student activity

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What We Learned About K-12 Students From 147 Million of Their Online Searches

If you had to guess, how many online searches does the average K-12 student perform in one month? And how many websites do they visit? In each case, it’s probably a lot more than you think. Every month, the average K-12 student makes more than 300 search inquiries

Reimagine the inspired and interactive classroom for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning. Lightspeed Classroom Management™ gives teachers real-time visibility and control of their students’ digital workspaces and online activity.

  • Ensure all students interact with only the right online curriculum — precisely when they’re supposed to use it.
  • Push out vetted curriculum links to all students at the same time.
  • Block inappropriate or distracting web sites and apps.

Ensure scalable & efficient learning device management. The Lightspeed Mobile Device Management™ system ensures safe and secure management of student learning resources with real-time visibility and reporting essential for effective distance learning.

  • A centralized, cloud-based solution for infinitely scalable device, application, and policy controls
  • Self-Service App Library, where teachers and students
    can access and install approved curriculum and learning tools
  • Remotely deploy, change, and revoke hundreds of policies and educational applications, while reducing typical downtime and costs

Prevent suicides, cyberbullying, and schoolviolence. Lightspeed Alert™ supports district administrators and selected personnel with advanced AI to detect and report potential threats before it’s too late.

  • Human review
  • Real-time alerts that flag signs of a potential threat
  • Intervene quickly before an incident occurs.
  • Activity logs provide visibility into online activity before and after a flagged event

Protect students from harmful online content. Lightspeed Filter™ is the best-in-class solution that acts as a solid barrier to inappropriate or illicit online content to ensure students’ online safety 24/7.

  • Powered by the most comprehensive database in the industry built through 20 years of web indexing and machine learning.
  • Ensure CIPA compliance
  • Block millions of inappropriate, harmful, and unknown sites, images, and video including YouTube
  • Keep parents informed with the Lightspeed Parent Portal™

Gain complete visibility into students’ online learning. Lightspeed Analytics™ gives districts robust data on the effectiveness of any tools they implement so they can take a strategic approach to their technology stack and streamline reporting.

  • Track education technology adoption and usage trends, eliminate redundancy, and drive ROI
  • Monitor app and content consumption to facilitate early adoption and effective utilization
  • Assess risk with visibility into student data privacy and security compliance