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Austin, TX, Sept. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ed-tech solution provider Lightspeed Systems, the leader in K-12 device filtering for almost 20 years, has released an update of its classroom management solution for Mac OS. Lightspeed Systems Classroom is now available in general release for Chrome and Mac, with support for Windows on the way.
The cloud-based Lightspeed Systems Classroom is a disruption to classroom device monitoring technology. Competing solutions such as GoGuardian for Teachers rely on teachers to continuously monitor classroom device activity as it happens. In theory, live monitoring solutions help teachers pinpoint students who are off-task or falling behind; in practice, teachers struggle to track the activity of 30 students at a time, and monitoring all those screens keeps teachers tied to their desks and devices.
Classroom — which easily integrates with the Lightspeed Systems Relay web filtering solution — leverages machine-learning AI to provide insights into student browsing behavior. Rather than depend on teachers to identify unusual browsing on sight, Classroom alerts teachers when it happens, zeroing in on students who may be distracted or struggling. Although teachers have the capability to live-monitor student device screens with Classroom, the solution’s alerts free them from that responsibility.
Classroom gives teachers the power to:
The cloud-based, multi-OS Relay eliminates the need for multiple systems to filter, monitor and manage school devices with features for granular user activity reporting; content filtering, including SSL sites, with flexible policies; real-time suspicious activity alerts; and geolocation for lost and stolen devices.
About Lightspeed Systems
Lightspeed Systems partners with schools to make learning safe, mobile and easily managed. Partnered with 6,500 districts in the United States and 25,000 schools around the world, Lightspeed Systems offers integrated solutions for smarter K-12 school networks: Relay, Web Filter, Mobile Manager, and Classroom. To learn more, visit http://www.lightspeedsystems.com.
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