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  • Lightspeed Systems

Lightspeed Systems Product Roadmap Webinar — What’s Next in 2024?

2024 marks the 25th anniversary of Lightspeed Systems serving the K-12 education market.

  • Lightspeed Filter™

Protecting Student Data in a Cloud Environment

There are few who would argue that the adoption of cloud-based technologies within education are becoming increasingly essential.

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  • Lightspeed Alert™

The Literacy of Digital Monitoring at School

The safeguarding of students within education continues to grow in both importance and breadth, necessitating a nuanced understanding of how digital monitoring in schools can support staff.

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  • Lightspeed Classroom Management™

What’s a Teacher to do in Managing Classroom Distractions?

Effectively managing classroom distractions has been a challenge for teachers for generations. And, gone are the days of tossing written notes as the teacher’s back is turned.

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  • Online Student Safety

Safer Internet Day: Promoting Digital Citizenship All Year Long

As we mark Safer Internet Day this year, it’s crucial to reflect on the evolving digital landscape that school students navigate daily.

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Shooting for the Stars: Teachers Who Matter

Teachers who matter play a crucial role in shaping the lives of their students, and many of us can vividly recall that one special teacher who made a lasting impact.

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  • Lightspeed Filter™

Strengthen Your Protection of Students on BYOD and IoT Devices with Lightspeed Filter™

BYOD (bring your own device) and IoT (internet of things) devices have spread into all aspects of daily life, from the professional workplace to your local cafe.

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  • Lightspeed Classroom Management™

Creating a Seating Chart in Lightspeed Classroom Management™

Did you know you can create a seating chart with Lightspeed Classroom Management?

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  • Lightspeed Classroom Management™

Minimizing Classroom Distractions

Classroom distractions are as old as classrooms themselves, and minimizing classroom distractions has been the bane of teachers’ existence for as long as every teacher can remember. Visual 2.