Disabling Chat for Entire Organization
By default, LanSchool Air instructors are able to send messages to either an entire class or an individual student. See Messaging Students
for details on how to use this feature. Some organizations need to prevent instructors from messaging students with LanSchool Air.
Site Admin users can disable the chat feature for the entire organization.
Disabling Chat for the Organization
- A Site Admin will need to log into LanSchool Air.
- Click on the menu at the top left and go to Settings.
- Select General.
- Select Disable chat for the entire organization.
- Select Save at the bottom of the screen.
- When teachers go to click on Chat they will see 'Chat has been disabled by the administrator' and will not be able to chat with the students.
Disabling Manual Class Creation
Overview By default, teachers are able to manually create their classes. This is feature is more commonly used in organizations that do not use pre-configured class rosters from Clever, Google Classroom or CSV import. Teachers may also manually ...
Overview Simplify classroom communication, increase engagement and shift focus with the messaging and chat features in LanSchool Air. After starting a class, instructors can receive students’ questions and chat one-on-one, or send a message out to ...
Preventing Teachers from Adding New Student Devices
Overview By default, instructors are able to add new student devices to their class and organization using a uniquely generated URL. See Installing LanSchool Air Windows Student or Installing LanSchool Air for Mac Student for details on how to use ...
Verifying an Organization
Overview By default, each new organization using LanSchool Air is marked as unverified. We want everyone to try LanSchool Air, but we want to make sure no one uses monitoring technology inappropriately or in a way that harms others or invades their ...
Managing Instructors and Site Admin Accounts
Overview When your LanSchool Air organization is first created, it contains a single user account. This account is assigned the Site Admin role. One of the primary tasks of the Site Admin is to invite other users to use LanSchool Air. These users can ...
Viewing Student Client Status
Overview If a student device is appearing as offline, check the status of LanSchool Air client installed on the student's device to make sure it's provisioned and connected. To see the current status of the student client, open the LanSchool Air chat ...
Using Web Limiting
Overview To block troublesome or distracting websites or limit students to a select few websites pertinent to the class, use the Web Limiting feature in LanSchool Air. There is currently no limit on the number of URLs that can be added to the block ...
Mass Deploying LanSchool Air for Chromebook Student
This guide walks site administrators through the process of deploying the LanSchool Air app to students using Chromebooks and getting LanSchool Air ready for instructors to use. For information on installing the LanSchool Air app to Windows or Mac ...
Controlling Student Browser Tabs
Overview Controlling browser tabs is currently supported for students using Chromebooks. Students on Windows or macOS devices will only display the most recently viewed website. In List View, you have added controls over tabs on a student's screen. ...
Using Blank Screen
Overview LanSchool Air's customizable Blank Screen feature enables you to push a Blank Screen to your students' computers. When you enable Blank Screen, students are not able to view or listen to anything on their device until the Blank Screen is ...
Closing Student Applications
Overview Instructors can view a list of students' running applications and can force close distracting applications on students' Windows or MacOS devices. This feature can help instructors keep students on task during class. App closing is not ...
Excluding Students from Class
Overview If a student is absent from class or otherwise does not need to be monitored, an instructor can choose to exclude them from the class session. Excluding a student will temporarily remove them from the classroom view and any commands issued ...
Enabling Two-Factor Authentication
Early Access: To request this feature be enabled for your LanSchool Air organization, please contact the Customer Success team. Overview Site Admins can enable two-factor authentication for other site admins or teachers. This provides extra account ...
Scheduling Classes to Dismiss Automatically
Overview Instructors can set their classes to automatically dismiss the student devices when the class ends. When a class is started and restrictions are enabled for a group of students, those restrictions will remain in place until the feature is ...
Overview Instructors can add other instructors to a class to be able to monitor and manage the class together. A co-teacher could be a classroom aid, a substitute, or an administrator. Co-teaching allows multiple instructors to all engage with the ...