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Make Classroom Management Easy. Attend Our Webinar!

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How are your teachers managing student devices in the classroom? Can they easily they see who’s working, who needs help, and who is off-task? Do they have access to automated teaching assistance, with easy teacher-to-student messaging, insights and access controls? Are you leveraging the latest in artificial-intelligence technology to improve learning outcomes at your school?

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16 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Web Filter

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Thinking about purchasing or renewing a web filter? Before you do, make sure you get the answers to these top questions.

1. Does it filter all devices? How does it filter iPads?
Your network has a mix of devices and you need a filter that can handle them all. Otherwise, you’re adding complexity to your daily routine instead of simplifying it.

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Your Top Questions About Relay Smart Agents, Answered

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What are IT’s biggest challenges with filtering today? Last week, we hosted a special webinar on the future of filtering. Here’s what attendees said are their biggest filtering headaches:

– 64%: filtering SSL traffic
– 56%: filtering social media and video
– 44%: filtering multiple device OSes
– 22%: managing filtering hardware

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3 Ways Lightspeed’s Classroom Stands Out in K-12 Ed-Tech

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Classroom learning and device tech are evolving faster than ever. Now, it’s essential to empower teachers with advanced tools and solutions to monitor class activity and keep students engaged.

Lightspeed Systems Classroom, now available for Chrome OS, represents a step up from current device monitoring tools by effectively measuring student productivity with machine learning.



Artificial intelligence isn’t the only thing that makes Classroom stand out. Here’s what sets Classroom apart from other classroom management solutions, according to our friends and partners at Amplified IT.

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We Need You! Take This Survey to Inform Our Research and Keep Kids Safe

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Over the past 20 years Lightspeed Systems has led K-12 internet filtering and device management, we’ve seen many changes. Technology and digital learning are evolving at a rapid pace.

For all of us in the Lightspeed Systems community, the safety of students is top priority. Having data on student web activity is essential for school IT and administration to monitor inappropriate, dangerous behavior.

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Who’s Winning the Device Wars? Here’s Our Take

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The device wars are heating up in education. On Tuesday, Apple announced its new iPad, complete with Apple Pencil support and a special discount for schools. Almost simultaneously, Acer announced its first Chrome OS tablet. Recent reports show that Microsoft devices are on the rise in education, too.

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15 Things Teachers Can Do With Lightspeed Systems Classroom

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It’s not enough for schools to buy devices for their students; you also need to make sure students are using them properly, and to advance their learning. But a classroom management app that allows teachers to view student screens isn’t enough. They need help monitoring student devices so they can spot students who are getting off-task or are struggling to keep up with their peers.

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Lightspeed Systems Threat Check Arms Schools — With Data and Insights — to Keep Students Safe

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We’ve had a lot of big moments and big releases in my nine years with Lightspeed Systems, but Wednesday was the biggest. We announced Lightspeed Systems Threat Check, a tool that means a lot to all of us — as parents, as employees, and as people. We have to be equipped to better identify and prevent the next crisis before more lives are lost as a result of gun violence, bullying and self-harm.

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