Complete Chromebook Management

Use Your Powers for Good

Katie Hutchinson Katie Hutchinson January 11, 2017

This is the theme of our school’s tech club.  As students learn about and get more access to technology, the internet and all of the wonderful things it can do, I caution them: use your powers for good.

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Use Wildcards to Make the Most of your GoGuardian Admin Blacklist

Dillon McKillop Dillon McKillop December 19, 2016

Hello GoGuardian Admins! Today we’re going over a power feature of GoGuardian Admin that enables you to block access to thousands of websites that may not even be websites yet! This feature is an oldie, but a goodie - the wildcard!

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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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The Balance Between Innovating and Stabilizing

Cody Rice November 10, 2016

At GoGuardian, we’ve been hard at work delivering the best experience we can for the schools that rely on us to keep their students safe, focused, and engaged. Some educators have asked why they haven’t seen many new features in our Admin product, while, at the same time, we’ve been releasing updates and new features in several of our other products. We realized that we haven’t adequately communicated the work and changes that have been going in to the Admin product, because they’ve mostly been on the backend — focusing on scalability and stability — and are not always visible to users. This blog post is going to do two things: explain what we’ve been doing over the past year for our Admin product, and what you can expect in the near future.

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