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Make Sure Students Are Online — and Learning — in Virtual Classrooms

Make Sure Students Are Online — and Learning — in Virtual Classrooms

With remote learning, even something as simple as knowing who’s present can be a challenge. Track who’s engaged in learning activities when they’re at home with NetRef’s new Student Engagement report. Simply set rules for how long students need to be online each day and even which sites they must be active on to be “present.” Watch the video below to see how it works.

Even More Ways NetRef Supports Remote Learning
No matter where they’re working, teachers can log into their NetRef dashboard for an at-a-glance view of real-time internet and app activity on student’s school- or district-owned devices. From there, teachers can:

  • Turn the internet off or on in a click when students are somewhere they shouldn’t be.
  • Instant message a student or entire class to ask them to get back on task or share important information.
  • Push a website to a student or a class — especially helpful to avoid young students from having to type in long URLs.
  • Create an allowlist that limits student activity to only specific sites and even subdomains.
  • Build a blocklist that makes certain sites and subdomains off-limits.
  • Lock down browsers to create more secure testing environments.
  • Screenshare personal and student screens to walk through an assignment or task.

Learn more about how one district used NetRef this spring to keep students learning throughout the pandemic.