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  1. allow teachers to mirror their screen onto their students screens

    I want to be able to send my google slides, website, powerpoint, etc to the students' screens! Please add this!

    817 votes
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      under review  ·  16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • allow teachers to rearrange order of student list in sessions

      By allowing teachers to rearrange the listed order of students in sessions, we can better monitor the students who are more likely to be on the wrong site.

      444 votes
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        under review  ·  11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow teachers to mute Chromebooks

        If students are using an app that makes sound, it would be helpful to have an option to mute their Chromebooks so that the rest of the class isn't disrupted.

        411 votes
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        • Set a timer to automatically lock student screens after a certain time.

          I often set a timer for my students in class then manually lock their screens to bring back their attention.

          I would LOVE if I could set a timer on their screen that would countdown for them and then automatically lock when time is up. This feature is available on tools like Pear Deck and has been very helpful.

          410 votes
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          • Teacher Control of Screen

            Teacher Control of Screen

            Need to create a feature that allows teachers to control students screens other than just closing tabs. Similar to the feature in the program iTalc.

            360 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              under review  ·  Tyler Shaddix responded

              We’re constantly looking for ways to improve the connection between teachers and their students, and this idea seems like a great way to do that!

              We will look into the feasibility of this idea (technically) and get back to you.

            • Parent portal: For parents to see what their child is doing on their Chromebook

              Very similar to how a teacher sees the student activity, it would be nice if parents had this option to see what their child is doing on the Chromebooks.

              274 votes
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              • Allow teachers to send custom commmands

                I would like to be able to send customized commands to my students. It would help to not only send the command to close tab but also redirect them to what they should be doing.

                272 votes
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                  under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • automatically unlock students screens when a session is ended

                  in case a teacher forgets to unlock student laptops before the end of a session, those computers should be unlocked when a session ends without having to power off the computer.

                  179 votes
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                    under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 169 votes
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                    • add the ability for a teacher to see if a website is available under a specific policy

                      When teachers are preparing a lesson plan it would be very useful for them to be able to test and see if a url is available for their students.
                      We have teachers getting caught out in a lesson because they have chosen a website as a resource and it is actually blocked for their students.
                      If teachers could check ahead of time it would save embarrassment in the classroom and mean that appropriate resources are being given to students first go.

                      116 votes
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                      • Admins need access to teachers classrooms

                        The Audit log has a very serious design flaw for admins. I can't tell how many teachers have set up their classrooms, only who is starting sessions. That is why admins need to be able to see teachers classrooms. Let's face it there are still a lot of teachers afraid of technology and just say it is to hard. I need to know who they are and intervene instead of hearing from administrators that the teachers can't use the product

                        101 votes
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                          under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow teachers to whitelist a site during a session.

                          Sometimes a teacher may need a site unblocked for a particular group. This allowance during a session would accommodate that happening and make it readily available to the teacher instead of waiting for an administrator to unblock the site.

                          99 votes
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                            under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make student interactions accessible from a "right-click"

                            Being able to right click on each student in screen view should bring up a list of options to streamline some of the options.

                            83 votes
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                              under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • easily create temporary classes. For example, have 4 students working after school (currently in different sections).

                              I want to be able to easily create temporary classes. For example, have 4 students working after school (currently in different sections), I want to be able to view all of their screens at the same time without altering current sections or creating a whole new class.

                              77 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                under review  ·  Tyler Shaddix responded

                                I’d love to hear more about your use case. Do these students change from day to day?

                              • Admin access to teacher classes

                                Admins should be able to view all the teachers classes in GG for teachers. Admins should also have the ability to bulk import classes and assign those classes to teachers. This would make initial setup of GG for Teachers very easy in the summer months.

                                Maybe even integrated with a student management system like Powerschool or MMS. That way classes could be built off of class lists?

                                61 votes
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                                • Add a "Save to Google Drive" option for Snapshots

                                  Users would be able to save Snapshots of student screens directly to their Google Drive

                                  58 votes
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                                  • 48 votes
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                                    • Administrator SU overlook

                                      Is there an administrator side of this so we could monitor all students rather then a teacher side that the students need to be present to add the enrollment code. Possibly be able to add the students by email address or a SU like the GoGuardian side of things. That would be great

                                      45 votes
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                                      • Delete apps and extensions

                                        Allow teachers to delete apps and extensions that are not used for educational purposes (games, etc.).

                                        38 votes
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                                        • 37 votes
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