How to Use Technology to Prevent School Bullying

Your district needs technology that displays your students’ online behavior. Leverage software to address bullying and cyberbullying in your K-12 district.

Warning Signs a Student Is Being Bullied or Is Bullying Others

How do K-12 schools address bullying? Knowing the warning signs of bullying and cyberbullying is key to mitigating issues in your school district.

child being bullied
The State of Bullying in 2022

Bullying remains front and center for many in K-12, whether on- or offline. Learn what adult stakeholders need to know to stop and prevent bullying in schools.

Safe and Sounds Schools logo
State of School Safety Report Reveals Students Want More Social and Emotional Support and Increased Safety

How do students perceive their safety at schools around the US? A new survey conducted shows nearly one-third of students not feeling safe at school, while all groups surveyed needing more mental health support.

How School Districts Can Prioritize Mental Health

Mental health has become a top concern for K-12 schools. Learn how your district can prioritize mental health so you can support your students and staff.

digital citizenship guide cover graphic
Encourage Digital Citizenship with Your Child: A Practical Guide for Parents

Download and distribute this free guide to families in your district to support your school’s comprehensive digital citizenship program.

Building a Sustainable Social Emotional Learning Plan

Building a Sustainable Social Emotional Learning Plan The awareness of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) initiatives has grown with the global shutdown of school from the COVID-19 pandemic. How can schools spot the warning signs and address concerning student mental health

Using Technology to Address Student Mental Health

Using Technology to Address Student Mental Health As schools transition back into the classroom from remote learning, tracking and assessing student mental health continues to be as important as ever. In collaboration with Tech & Learning’s Leadership Roundtables online series,

Lightspeed Systems® Launches Lightspeed Alert™ Solution for Threat Detection of Suicide, Bullying, and School Violence

Austin, Texas, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems®, the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, announces the launch of Lightspeed Alert™, a threat detection solution for self-harm, bullying, and school violence, helping to provide schools and districts with

Student Threat Assessment as a School Safety Strategy

Student Threat Assessment as a School Safety Strategy Dr. Dewey Cornell, Professor of Education at the University of Virginia, covers the Comprehensive School Threat Assessment Guidelines, an evidence-based threat assessment program that is used in schools nationwide, as well as

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