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We use GoGuardian admin (not the teacher console).  Pricey but effective.

Teachers aren’t interested in babysitting devices, and focus instead on
holding students accountable to our agreement.  If/when questions or
problems rise above basic classroom management issues, I (or the folks in
IT) use GoGuardian admin to gather information and then consult with admin
as needed.

We also use GoGuardian to monitor for keywords/phrases and generate
automatic reports which we review for warning signs or truly inappropriate
use.  GoGuardian  provides some measure of additional filtering on our
1-to-1 devices when they’re taken home, which has been invaluable.

Drew

On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 9:38 AM Erica Zimmer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hello Everyone.
> We are looking for a Chromebook monitoring platform.  What are you using?
>
> We have used Omnito in the past and while we liked their set-up it was not
> working more often than it was working and it would sometimes take support
> weeks to respond to an issue.  So out of sheer frustration, we decided to
> cancel their service.
>
> Towards the end of last year, we piloted Netop Vision. While their support
> was much more responsive the platform required students to click an
> "accept" button everytime the teacher want to monitor their activity.
> Teachers complained it wasn't very accurate.  There were a lot more
> troubleshooting issues.
>
> We are basically looking for a platform that will allow teachers to see
> what Ss are doing in real-time, to be able to freeze their screens, and to
> send little chat messages to them.
>
> Thanks!
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> Erica Zimmer
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> ELL Teacher
> Greater Rutland County Supervisory Union
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Drew Blanchard
Technology Integration Specialist
Google Apps Certified
Winooski City Schools
60 Normand St
Winooski, VT 05404

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