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The Essential Guide to 1:1 Post Pandemic

After a year of learning remotely or in hybrid environments, what will a 1:1 program look like at your district as schools plan to return to in-person instruction this fall?

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The Post-COVID Paradigm: Integrating the Things that Worked

The emergency shift to remote learning, due to school closures in response to COVID-19, forced districts to use tech to support online learning in ways, and in the immediacy, they never thought possible.   Now a year later, Lightspeed Systems had the opportunity to meet with Steven Langford, Chief Information Officer for the Beaverton School District

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Using Data for Effective School Reopening

Making sure district reopening plans are cost-effective and drive the best student outcomes Lightspeed recently spoke with Anthony Padrnos, Executive Director of Technology for Osseo Area Schools in Minnesota, who discussed how ed-tech classroom tools can both inform important budgeting

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Returning to Normal: What “Back to School” Really Means for IT Teams

Solution(s): Lightspeed Filter™, Lightspeed Alert™, Lightspeed Analytics™, Lightspeed MDM™, Lightspeed Classroom Management™ With the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shutdowns, schools and districts scrambled to adapt to a monumental, nationwide crisis. Now, a year later, many schools are reopening their

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Returning to Normal: What it Means for IT Teams

Schools are rebooting in-person learning following the year-long COVID-19 shutdown, and as districts move to return to ‘normal,’ a recent survey of 200 K-12 district leaders has revealed the following: More than 82% of those surveyed said reducing spending inefficiencies

Lightspeed Systems® Named Winner in Tech & Learning’s Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for Lightspeed Analytics™ and Lightspeed Alert™

Austin, Texas, March 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems®, the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, has been awarded in Tech & Learning’s 2021 Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools for both Lightspeed Analytics™ and Lightspeed Alert™. Both Lightspeed products received recognition in the Primary

As Students Return to Campus, the Need for Effective Online Filtering Isn’t Going Away

Governments, school leaders, and health authorities continue to make inroads in dealing with the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak, and even as more and more students begin to return to the in-person classroom, one thing has become crystal clear: Schools will need

Lightspeed Systems® Recognized as a Tech & Learning Best of 2020 Winner for Lightspeed Analytics™

Austin, Texas, Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lightspeed Systems® (Lightspeed), the leading K-12 online safety and effectiveness solutions provider, was announced as a winner in The Best of 2020 awards from Tech & Learning for its innovative analytics solution, Lightspeed Analytics™. Winners were evaluated based on their

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Essential Guide to K-12 Content Filtering

Solution(s): Lightspeed Filter™ Lightspeed Alert™ Lightspeed MDM™ Lightspeed Classroom Management™ Lightspeed Analytics™ Web filtering has become more challenging for schools as they strike the balance between safety and appropriate access on devices that go everywhere with students. In addition, no

Mapping and Understanding Student Behavior Through Data

Digital equity, visibility, and maintaining student connections are all challenges schools and educators have faced in the switch to remote learning. Our President & CEO, Brian Thomas, joins the Remote Possibilities podcast to discuss how Ed-Tech vendors, like Lightspeed Systems,