Features you would expect from the market leader

Unique to NetSupport School and included as standard

  • Powerful Classroom Management - Power On/Off all computers, Remotely Log On/Off all computers in a single action, create custom classroom layouts and more.

     

  • Student Register - Generate and store Student attendance records and prompt for custom information unique to your school.

     

  • Interactive Lesson Plans - Pre-schedule activities and resources for the class, track lesson progress in real-time and share plans with other teachers.

     

  • Student Instruction - Show the Teacher's Screen to all members of the class, or show a selected desktop (if the teacher uses multiple monitors) or even show just a selected application. Show a Recording of a previous remote control session to the class or broadcast a multimedia file (including sound). Unique to NetSupport School you can also leave a full recording of the presentation on each student desktop so they can review the presentation later.

     

  • View Student Screens - Monitor the entire class or selected students. View using high quality scalable thumbnails of each PC, mouse over for larger zoom view or click for full 1:1 remote control.

     

  • On Screen Annotation - Use a wealth of annotation and presenting tools to aid in your presentations and retain student focus.

     

  • Application Metering and Control - Monitor all applications in use in the class, including those in the background, open and close applications remotely, record a full history of use for the lesson for every student. Use approved and restricted lists to control application availability.

     

  • Internet Metering and Control - Offers the same level of control as Application Metering. Also provides granular website blocking, allowing access to certain pages at a selected URL but not access to the rest of the site. Works across browsers and also includes FTP blocking.

     

  • Internet Co-Browse - Rather than simply showing your students a website, why not browse the site on your PC in the knowledge that the same site is being browsed on each student computer. As you scroll down a page, so do they. At any point the Teacher can provide access to the students so they can reference the pages presented themselves, safe in the knowledge they cannot go anywhere else.

     

  • Group Chat, Messaging and Audio support, all under the control of the Teacher.

     

  • Instant Surveys with visual results feedback to both Teacher and Students.

     

  • Portable Tutor - No need to pre-install - carry the software on your memory stick and use when needed.

     

  • Testing and Quiz module supporting real time tests and scoring, support for 8 different question types, examination grading levels, progress tracking and more.

     

  • Wireless Support designed from the ground up, including mobile class lists.

     

  • Teacher Toolbar- Remains accessible when the main application is minimised, providing quick access to key features when using an Interactive Whiteboard or other applications.

     

  • Security - Complete multi-layered security throughout the product, including unique security keys, access control by licence, Active Directory support allowing policy- based controls that can limit which system users are able to run the NetSupport School components on. The Tech Console also provides a Security check mode to identify systems without all security options in force.

 
  • Real-time Audio Monitoring Ideally suited for the modern language lab; see in an instant which computers have live audio activity. Listen to a student's microphone feed and correct pronunciation as required, conduct a 2-way chat with a specific student avoiding disruption for the rest of the class.

     

  • Student Journals - During a typical class, all appropriate items relating to the subject can be captured and automatically included in a PDF file for post-lesson review by each Student. This NEW feature includes a full record of Lesson details and Objectives, Teacher and Student notes, Screenshots, Survey results, URLs used during the lesson and individual Test results.

     

  • Student Information Bar - Provide key information to the class throughout the lesson - Class details, objectives, time remaining, available websites and applications the class are approved to use, Student Rewards and much more.

     

  • True Printer Management - Prevent Printing, Set Quota's, Remove duplicate print jobs, allow the Teacher to authorise print requests and Print visuals.

     

  • Real-time Keyboard Monitoring - See exactly what the class are typing in real-time, irrespective of the application or website in use. Now includes target keywords for content tracking and full history by Student and application.

     

  • Instant Messenger Monitoring and Control. Monitor messenger chats, prevent sign-in to leading messengers including MSN, AOL and Yahoo or simply prevent use.

     

  • Device Control - Prevent data being copied to (or from) USB or CD/DVD devices. Flexible control allowing prevention of file copy but still allowing documents to be read.

     

  • Internet SafeSearch - Override search engine preferences automatically and force content restrictions on delivered results.

     

  • Key Show - May be a simple action but when presenting an application to the class, it is important they learn the primary navigation methods. When a teacher selects CTRL+P for printing, this key combination is shown to the class.

     

  • Teacher Security - During a presentation in class when a Teacher accesses a Student's web browser, NetSupport School will prevent them mistakenly typing or visiting any non-defined websites and avoid any embarrassing sites being displayed.

     

  • Virtual Whiteboard - School features a powerful virtual whiteboard - draw diagrams, annotate charts and images and even pass access to a student so they can collaborate directly onto the whiteboard.

     

  • On-line Resources - NetSupport provides a free online resource centre where Teachers can both upload and download test resources, images, curriculum content and more. A simple way to ensure you get the most out of your software.

     

  • Tech Console - A dedicated console designed specifically for Technicians and Network Managers. View all computers across the campus, monitor computer screens in each classroom, generate a full Hardware and Software inventory from each PC, remotely manage services and processes, deliver files to all selected computers in a single action and much more.

     

  • Get Support - A single click of the toolbar button within the Tutor console will immediately connect the teacher to an available technician who can then provide assistance remotely from anywhere on campus.