Q: Is classroom management software new to the district?
A: No, Mayfield City Schools has been using Netop Vision in our computer labs to help reinforce internet safety for more than a decade. Blocksi Classroom Managagement software allows the district to recreate that concept on student devices.
Q: What is the Classroom Management Dashboard?
A: The Blocksi Teacher Dashboard is a classroom management system for teachers who wants to assist students on Chromebooks or Windows-OS devices during class. The teacher dashboard runs only during the class session for a limited amount of time.
Q: Can a teacher view a student's browser if the student is off-campus?
A: No, Blocksi is only enabled when students are in school. Teachers do not have access to browsers that are being used off of the district's network.
Q: Can teachers see all the screens at the same time while students are browsing?
A: The teacher dashboard shows a collection of thumbnails of every student's screen in their classroom, near real time
Q: What can teachers see on Blocksi?
A: On the Dashboard, teachers view student’s screen activity as thumbnails. When clicked, the display becomes full-screen. Teachers can also see any tabs currently open. Classroom-specific filters can be applied and enforced for an individual classes. Teachers can also take even more control and close out any unwanted websites, push tabs to the student’s browser, or completely pause the internet for a period of time.
Q: Can a teacher access a student's camera?
A: No, teachers only have access to a thumbnail view of the student's opened browser.
Q: Will Blocksi have access to student's personal accounts?
A: No, Blocksi only is enabled as an extension through Mayfield Student accounts. Staff do not have access to any personal accounts.
Q: How does Blocksi work?
A: Blocksi Classroom Manager is fully embedded as an extension in Google Chrome and uses Chrome as a native browser.
Q: Is Blocksi illegal?
Q: Is Blocksi Safe?
A: Blocksi is a trusted partner for Microsoft, Google, and Lenovo. To be endorsed by these industry leaders, the classroom screen monitoring software undergoes high levels of scrutiny. There is often a routine re-evaluation to make sure these standards are continuously met. With a simple download, Blocksi actually makes going online a safer experience for students.