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Dan Russ

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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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Posted in Products, Learning

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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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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