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More Than a New Paint Job: Building a Better Engine for GoGuardian Teacher

Dan Russ April 19, 2017

At GoGuardian, we’ve been hard at work trying to make the Internet a safer place for students, and give teachers the tools that they need to make learning better. Between the launch of Scenes and Chat in GoGuardian Teacher, more students, teachers, and admins are using GoGuardian than ever before.

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Great news: GoGuardian Now Offers Product Training for GoGuardian Admin!

Dan Russ April 10, 2017

Earlier this week, we launched a brand new course: FREE GoGuardian Admin Training! Following in the footsteps of Teacher Training, Admin Training was designed, built, and directed to give admins everything they need to be successful with GoGuardian. With quizzes and lessons written by GoGuardian product experts, we’re confident that Admin Training has all of the tools you need to maximize the impact of your digital learning program.

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Make a Scene with Scenes!

Dan Russ March 23, 2017

Teachers have been asking us for even greater control and insight in their classrooms. Whether students are using their Chromebooks during a test, working on a specific lesson, or completing daily assignments, teachers have told us that they need an even greater ability to guide content and sharpen focus for their students. We used this feedback to develop Scenes in GoGuardian Teacher, allowing teachers to create a test-like focus environment by allowing students to access only the content they’ve chosen, or a lesson plan that allows free browsing across a narrow list of teacher-approved websites. Whether it’s exam time or a lesson plan with set content, Scenes give teachers the tools they need to provide daily ground rules for how students use the Internet to learn.

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iKeepSafe Privacy Certification: A Special “Data Privacy Day” Announcement!

Claire Borthwick Claire Borthwick January 27, 2017

At GoGuardian, we’re incredibly dedicated to protecting student privacy online—that’s why we’re very proud to announce we were awarded iKeepSafe’s independent privacy certification after an extensive review of our products, policies, and program.  iKeepSafe is the recognized leader in youth internet safety, independently evaluating education technology providers to see if they have met best practice data privacy and safety standards.

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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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