Complete Chromebook Management

How to Set a Startup Page for Students with the Google Admin Console

Pete Schneider May 22, 2018

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In our last blog post, we provided an overview of how to setup your Google Admin console. This week, we're taking a look at how to use your Google Admin console to set homepages to open automatically for students.

Most of the time, Chromebooks will start with either a blank page or Google search when opened. While these are nice websites to have open, homepages can be much more useful with a little bit of extra setup.

The Possibilities

There are so many ways to use the startup page. Maybe you plan to show a school district’s homepage or an attendance roster in Google Docs? How about a light and fast learning game to get students' brains firing on all cylinders?

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Posted in Learning, Technology

This Thanksgiving, Students Become the Teachers

Marielle Gilbert November 17, 2017

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“The miracle of gratitude is that it shifts your perception to such an extent that it changes the world you see."
— Dr. Robert Holden


For Thanksgiving this year, we want to hear all about your gratitude. Specifically your gratitude for your students. We flipped the script and asked teachers to tell us about a time when a student taught them something about technology.

We hope these stories will inspire you to think creatively about utilizing technology in new ways in the classroom. We also hope these stories inspire gratitude - the key to creating a positive culture and growth mindset in and outside the walls of the classroom.

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Posted in Learning

November 2017 Events

Nicole Concepcion November 15, 2017

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The year is finally winding down and holidays are right around the corner! But before we take our turkey naps, GoGuardian will be participating in conferences, possibly in your neighborhood! Curious about a demo? Have some questions about any of the GoGuardian products? Are you a current user who would like to share a great experience with GoGuardian? Feel free to stop by! We would love to meet you and nerd out on edtech!

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Posted in Learning

Halloween Problem-Solving: An Escape Room in the Classroom

Marielle Gilbert October 27, 2017

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On Halloween, spooky-themed lesson plans and activities are all the rage in our classrooms. Costume contests. Classroom door decorating. Pumpkin carving. Among the “All Hallows’ Eve” festivities, it’s also important to do something educational. Ever heard of an Escape Room?

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October 2017 Events

Nicole Concepcion October 03, 2017

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Have you been thinking about using GoGuardian in your school?  Would you like to talk one-on-one with someone from our team and see how GoGuardian works?  We will be at the following conferences during the month of October and would love to answer any questions you may have!

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Posted in Learning
 
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