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Dan Russ

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Make a Scene with Scenes!

Dan Russ March 23, 2017

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How to GAC: Create an Extension Collection for Your School

Dan Russ December 15, 2016

Hi admins, and welcome back to How to GAC! Today, we’re going to show you how to create a collection of recommended Chrome apps and extensions for your school.

A Chrome Extension Collection is a list of Chrome apps and extensions, selected by you and other admins, that are recommended to students and can be installed whenever they like.
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Welcome to Single Student PDFs in GoGuardian Admin

Dan Russ December 08, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, we asked our GoGuardian Admin users which feature they wanted to see added to GoGuardian Admin — and built it. Today, we’re proud to introduce Single Student PDFs in GoGuardian Admin!

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How to GAC: Pin Apps and Extensions to the Chrome Launcher

Dan Russ December 08, 2016

 

 

Hi admins! Today, we’re going to show you how to pin apps and extensions to the Chrome Launcher on student Chromebooks, making it super easy for students to access the tools that they use the most.

Similar to adding an application to the Windows Start Menu or the Dock in OS X, students and users alike can both add extensions and Chrome apps to the Chrome Launcher. But to make things easier, we can use a somewhat hidden option in G Suite for Education to add apps and extensions to student Chrome Launchers for them.

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How to GAC: Set a Unique Homepage for Each OU

Dan Russ December 01, 2016

Hi admins, and welcome back to How to GAC! Today, we’re going to show you how to set a default home page for each OU in your school.

By default, the Chromebook homepage is set to Google. While we think Google search is awesome, sometimes it’s not the first or even most common thing that students will need on their devices.

If your school uses a learning management system, its login page makes a great homepage! Other options include using your school’s website (especially if it has resources frequently used by students), a school events calendar, or pretty much anything you’d like students to have regular, easy access to.

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