Lightspeed Systems® Releases New Guide, 1:1 and Distance Learning: Lessons from COVID

New guide offers essential information for preparing for the future K12 learning environment Austin, TX, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”) has released 1:1 and Distance Learning: Lessons from COVID, an

Lightspeed Systems® Protects Remote Learners Through COVID-19

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Filter, the flagship solution from leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), is helping schools safely implement remote learning programs and protecting millions of students around the world as they learn from home. 

Lightspeed Systems® Offers Free Web Filtering and Classroom Management During Coronavirus Closures

Austin, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), announced today that it will offer its market-leading classroom management and web filtering solutions free through the end of the school year to schools impacted by the Coronavirus. As

How to Use Lightspeed Filter™ & Classroom Management™ for Remote and Hybrid Learning

For many districts, hybrid and distance learning models are here to stay. Incorporating these approaches to traditional, on-campus instruction empowers educators to adapt to sudden changes in circumstance (such as an extended school closure due to a weather emergency) and

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5 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your School’s Web Filtering

A web filter for schools is about more than being CIPA-compliant.   Your web filter is a critical part of your school’s tech stack, the safety of your students, and the success of your distance learning.   As new and evolving digital

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The Data-Driven District

Districts are entering the digital age of learning, which can present its own set of challenges for those who are not prepared. Lightspeed Filter™ with Lightspeed Analytics™ gives schools and districts the data and reporting they need to make informed

Lightspeed Systems® Kicks Off Series of Digital Safety Summits

Austin, TX — Leading education technology solutions provider Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), kicks off this week a series of seven Digital Safety Summits, held in cities across the United States from now through May, 2020. These Digital Safety Summits bring together

Lightspeed Systems® Enhances Student Safety Features

Austin, TX, Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At BETT Show 2020 this week, Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), a leading ed-tech solutions provider, announced key enhancements to Lightspeed Alert™, which is a next generation feature of the Company’s platform,

Lightspeed Systems® Recognized with Award of Excellence by Tech & Learning Magazine

Austin, TX — Lightspeed Systems has again been honored by top ed-tech publication, Tech & Learning magazine, in its 2019 Awards of Excellence contest. Each year, Tech & Learning strives to highlight the best ed-tech solutions for schools. Lightspeed was recognized for its

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Tactics to Stop Bullying & Cyberbullying in K-12 Schools

With the increased access to technology in schools, there are more opportunities for dangerous trends like cyberbullying to wreak havoc on a student. What can schools do to identify cyberbullying and help prevent it?

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