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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.

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Devin Bridget shared this idea  ·   ·  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.


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  • Mr. Aquino commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I was able to do this at my past school and it was very helpful. Not just for those students off task, but to help those who needed a little guidance.

  • Becky Brinkmeyer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I used to like the blackout function in NetSchool Support. I was able to get the students attention faster.

  • Janel Caverly commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes! This feature would be extremely helpful. It is already available in Faronics Insights for PCs. This feature is incredibly helpful when testing. It allows the teacher to type in the test code remotely and for numerous computers. This is very valuable when giving the NWEA MAP test to a room full of kindergarten students!

  • Janet Dimke commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    There are times I need to control curser to help student unerstand where to click. Sometimes I want to highlight something for them to focus on .

  • Tony Bell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, I've used a program in the past that allowed us to do this. It was helpful to get students to the correct spot at times.

  • Ashli Little commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agreed! I was trying to help a new student log into a website today. It would have been a lot easier if I could just click her screen and pressed the link she needed.

  • Elisha Odum commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agreed! If we are going to be monitoring what our students are doing, it's difficult to always keep myself at the teacher computer. Students instantly know that this means they can go to another website, cheating on quizzes, for example.

  • Melinda Gammons commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    LanSchool also has this feature. It was very nice to be able to help students from a distance without walking away from others.

  • Michael Schell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    For example if a teacher opens youtube in a new tab for students the teacher should be able to put in the video that they want the students to watch.

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