Lightspeed Systems® Honored with Two Awards of Excellence from Tech & Learning Magazine for Filtering and Analytics Solutions

Austin, TX, July 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading education technology solutions provider, Lightspeed Systems (“Lightspeed” or “the Company”), was announced as a winner in the 2020 Awards of Excellence contest by Tech & Learning, which honors outstanding ed-tech products each year. Lightspeed

Forbes: What Are Our Kids Really Doing Online?

Alison Griffin explores what it’s like to be a parent during the pandemic and the struggle to keep kids’ activities online safe. She speaks with Lightspeed Systems’ CEO, Brian Thomas about how tools like Lightspeed Alert™ can help.  Read Article at Forbes

Toggle Magazine: Milton-Union Exempted Village School District

Toggle speaks with Mick Nealeigh, Director of Technology at Milton-Union Exempted Village School District, about their unique sustainability solutions for their 1:1 program. Nealeigh covers solutions that have helped Milton-Union during remote learning, including CIPA-compliant, cloud-based filter, Lightspeed Filter™.  Read Article

KSHB KS: Shawnee Mission School District prepares for continued virtual learning

In an effort to alleviate issues within virtual learning, the Shawnee Mission School District Board of Education approved the purchase of Lightspeed solutions. Lightspeed’s platform came highly recommended to the district and will provide the district with cloud-based filtering, screen monitoring, and

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

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