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Classroom management and monitoring software to free your class from distractions.

Classroom management and monitoring software to free your class from distractions.

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  • 1. InSight 101 Monica Dvorsky Network Enterprise Engineer monica_dvorsky@sccoe.org Martin Cisneros Academic Technology Specialist mcisneros@sccoe.org
  • 2. 2
  • 3. 3 bit.ly/Insight101
  • 4. 4
  • 5. 5 Digital Trends & Flow For The Common Core Educator
  • 6. 6 ARE YOU READY?
  • 7. 7
  • 8. 8
  • 9. 9
  • 10. 10 Take a closer look @ Tech
  • 11. 11 Recommended Student Technology Skills for The Common Core
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  • 14. 14 Agenda • Insight Default Controls • Screen Sharing • Voting • Run Apps or websites • Choose Monitoring Views • Control of Stud Computer • Blank Screen • Limit Web & Apps • Limit Print & Drives • Chat & Messages • Send Files • Co-Browse Internet • Shutdown, Log Off & Restart
  • 15. 15 todaysmeet.com/Insight101
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  • 17. 17 Launch  Insight  &  Quick  Tools Insight  101 •Left click here for full teacher console •Right click for quick tools menu
  • 18. 18 Launch  Insight  &     Quick  Tools Insight  101 •Right click for quick tools menu
  • 19. • Right-click your mouse on the Owl to access the Teacher Menu . • The Teacher Menu displays the most common teacher actions. • Note: Most actions can be toggled on/off from this menu. 19 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101
  • 20. 20 Teacher  Channels  -­‐  Preferences  Menu Insight  101 • Hovering your mouse over the Owl icon displays the Insight Teacher Channel information on teacher or student computers. • Teacher and student computers must be set to the same channel for sharing, viewing, and controlling computers. • Teacher Channel numbering conventions are a combination of your school code and classroom number. • This graphic show the results of hovering over the Owl icon to display the channel(s) that the teacher is connected to channels classroom 1575 and carts 1501, 1502, and 1503. • Osborne School code is 15. • Tom will distribute a page of classroom channels.
  • 21. 21 Changing  Teacher  Channels  -­‐  Preferences Insight  101 • To set and/or change the teacher channel of the computers you want to view, select “Administer” from the main menu and then choose “Preferences…” • You need to specify which channel or channels you wish to view.
  • 22. 22 Changing  Teacher  Channels  -­‐  Preferences Insight  101 • To change the teacher channel of the computers you want to view, select “Administer” from the main menu and then choose “Preferences…” • IP-Directed Broadcast must be selected with the 204.88.134.248 subnet entry. This connects to the Insight Server • In the “Preferences” window, click the “Use Single Channel” button to enter the channel number you wish to view. • Or click “Use Multiple Channels” button and separate multiple channels by commas.
  • 23. • Right-click your mouse on the Owl to access the Teacher Menu . • The Teacher Menu displays the most common teacher actions. • Note: Most actions can be toggled on/off from this menu. 23 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101
  • 24. 24 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101 • Show Teacher’s Screen • This menu action displays your screen on all student monitors. • Note that the Owl icon shows a screen behind the Owl. • Right-click on the Owl and select “Stop Showing Teacher’s Screen” to exit this mode.
  • 25. 25 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101 • Blank All Screens • This menu action locks all the lab computers and displays the message “Eyes to the front of the classroom please…” • The keyboard and mouse functions are also disabled. • Note that the Owl icon changes to a padlock in this mode. • Right-click on the Padlock and choose “Unblank All Screens” to exit.
  • 26. 26 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101 • Limit Web • When selected, this menu action denies Internet access to all student computers. • There is no change to the Owl on the teacher machine when “Web Limiting” is enabled. • However, the Owl icon on the student computers is changed to a globe with a minus symbol. • Right-click on the globe to “Stop Web Limiting.” • Insight displays a notification on student computers that the teacher has restricted Web Browsing.
  • 27. 27 Insight  Teacher  Menu Insight  101 • The “Insight Console” gives the teacher access and administrative control access to all of the powerful tools available monitor classroom computers. • Choose Insight Console from the popup menu (or just click on the Own icon in the system tray) to launch the Insight Console window.
  • 28. 28 Console  &  Menu  Bar Insight  101 • The main insight Console window displays a toolbar that allows you to customize your viewing environment options. • The teacher can perform all operations from this screen including, Blank Screens, Limit Web, etc.
  • 29. 29 Details  Views Insight  101 • Select “Details” from the dropdown “View” menu to display a list of all computers viewable on your teacher channel. • From the “Details” view, click on the column name (login name, student name, or machine name) in the title bar to sort by that column. ! • TIP: Sorting by the “Machine Name” column will display the computers in numerical order.
  • 30. 30 Control  Student  Machines Insight  101 • One of the most powerful features of Insight is the ability to control a single, several, or all student computers at once. • Click on the thumbnail icon of any computer/ s that you wish to control. • The selected machine appears outlined in red. • Choose the “Control” icon to assume control of a student machine. • The keyboard and mouse will not be available to the student. • The student’s screen will appear in your monitor screen. • Press the “Control” icon again to toggle off.
  • 31. 31 Thumbnail  View  all  Monitors ! • A thumbnail image of all student screens appears on the teacher monitor for viewing. ! • Clicking on the “View All” button on the toolbar will toggle the view between “Details” and “Thumbnail. ! • There are additional actions available from the main toolbar if you click on the arrows at the edge of the toolbar. BEST  for  showing   on  projector
  • 32. 32 Thumbnail  View  all  Monitors Insight  101 • It is very useful for a teacher to be able to monitor what all students are doing on their computers at any given time. • Once you have your computers in the order you like to view them select “View” from the main menu. • Next, choose “Thumbnails” and then select “Classroom Layout.” ! • A thumbnail image of all student screens appears on the teacher monitor for viewing.
  • 33. 33 Show  Teacher  Screen
  • 34. 34 Show  Student  Screen  to  Class
  • 35. 35 Voting
  • 36. 36 Run  Apps  or  Websites
  • 37. 37 Taking  Snapshot  of  Student  Screen
  • 38. 38 Sending  Student  Messages
  • 39. 39 Blanking  Student  Screen
  • 40. 40 Limit  Websites Insight  101 • One of the most useful actions is the ability to restrict web browsing to specific sites. • Click the Limit Web button and then choose Configure Web Limiting. This will launch the configuration window • Type in the sites that you wish to make available to students and all other sites will be blocked. • Also you can type sites you specifically wish to block and all others (that are not restricted by our filters) are available.
  • 41. 41 Limit  Apps
  • 42. 42 Limit     Apps
  • 43. 43 Limit  Print
  • 44. 44 Limit  Drives
  • 45. 45 Mute
  • 46. 46 Sending  Student  Files
  • 47. 47 Co-­‐Browsing  the  Internet
  • 48. 48 Shut  Down,  Log  Off,  &  Restarting
  • 49. 49 bit.ly/insight101exam
  • 50. 50 Insight  101 todaysmeet.com/Insight101
  • 51. 51 Until   Next   Time! March  26!
  • 52. InSight 101 Monica Dvorsky Network Enterprise Engineer monica_dvorsky@sccoe.org Martin Cisneros Academic Technology Specialist mcisneros@sccoe.org