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Top 3 Ways Lightspeed Systems™ Helps Schools Foster Digital Citizenship

Even people who work with students probably don’t realize just how much time kids spend online. For teenagers, that number goes up to 7 hours and 22 minutes.

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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).

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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?

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What Millions of Student Searches and Page Views Can Tell Us About Their Digital Habits

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Can You Guess the 30 Most Popular Websites Among K-12 Students?

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We Analyzed Thousands of Student Web Searches About Suicide. Here’s What We Learned

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Keeping YouTube Safe: How to Ensure Your Students Get the Best Content (And Not the Rest)

Safe YouTube Learning in K-12 schools has always been a challenge. Recently, the tech industry uncovered millions of uploads that, on the surface level, appear innocent.

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Strategies to Stop Cyberbullying in K-12 Schools

With so much technology at their fingertips, most students today have unprecedented access to texting, chats, apps, and online content.

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10 Tips for Take-Home Chromebooks

More and more schools are realizing the benefits of sending devices home with students: It enables 24/7 learning, gives students access to all their resources, builds their technology skills,…