A Comparison of Mobile Classroom Management Software
Simply stated: classroom management software
lets you view your students’ computer screens
from your own display, guide ho...
You use it to:
 Capture students’ attention
and keep them focused
 Control the sources of
distraction
 Supervise studen...
 View a screenshot of each computer in the classroom from your own display, so you

can follow your students’ work in rea...
Pros

Cons

 With demonstration, annotation and

 Most mobile features available

assessment features designed for
stude...
 Lesson Objectives: Once connected, students are presented with details of

the current lesson, together with overall obj...
 Launch URLs: Remotely launch a selected website on one or multiple

student tablets. (Android Only)
 Student Rewards: R...
Pros

Cons

 Provide tools to encourage

 Many of the mobile features are

 Enhance teaching, keep students on

 Compa...
CRITERIA

NETOP VISION

NETSUPPORT SCHOOL

Easy to start and exit
program

Yes

Yes

Useful management
features
Tasks are ...
CRITERIA

NETOP VISION

NETSUPPORT SCHOOL

Program is free of bugs
and functions well

Yes

Yes

Menu-driven
tutorials
Man...
 NetSupport School has many more features

compared to Vision Mobile. For this reason, I would
recommend it’s use in the ...
Netop Vision Mobile
• http://www.netop.com/classroom-management-

software/products/netop-vision-mobile.htm
NetSupport Sch...
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  • Helpful presentation. I would like try this software. We are managing our classroom with the help of Faronics Insight http://www.faronics.com/products/insight/ software. It is also really good software to have.
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Vision Mobile vs. NetSupport School Classroom Management software

  1. 1. A Comparison of Mobile Classroom Management Software
  2. 2. Simply stated: classroom management software lets you view your students’ computer screens from your own display, guide how they’re using their computers and interact screen-to-screen.
  3. 3. You use it to:  Capture students’ attention and keep them focused  Control the sources of distraction  Supervise student activity  Help them individually as needed  Do all of these things right from your desk In other words, it boosts comprehension, makes your life easier and improves student grades.
  4. 4.  View a screenshot of each computer in the classroom from your own display, so you can follow your students’ work in real time  Communicate with your class screen-to-screen: chat, operate a student’s computer for them or demonstrate directly on their screens, all from your own computer  Turn Internet access on or off entirely, or just choose specific websites to block or allow  Select the applications you want your class to work in while blocking others  Distribute files, collect assignments and launch websites for the whole class in a click, saving lost transition time, so you can get more from your class period  Annotate on-screen.  Showcase student work.  Wake up or shut down all your computers in a click.
  5. 5. Pros Cons  With demonstration, annotation and  Most mobile features available assessment features designed for student web-enabled smart devices – iPad, Android, Chromebook, and more – Vision Pro helps your 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device programs succeed.  Assess learning by creating a variety of tests and quizzes  Provides automatic scoring and reporting on student performance are for the iPad only  Requires two components: (1) the free Vision Mobile app from the Apple App Store and (2) the Vision Mobile Connector software for the teacher's PC, available for purchase from Netop.  Cost of Perpetual license for Vision Pro software
  6. 6.  Lesson Objectives: Once connected, students are presented with details of the current lesson, together with overall objectives and their expected learning outcomes.  Chat: Both the student and the teacher can initiate a Chat session and participate in group discussions.  Requesting Help: Students can discreetly alert the teacher when they require assistance.  Class Surveys: As part of student and classroom assessment, teachers can conduct on-the-fly surveys to gauge student knowledge and understanding. Real time results are shown to the whole class, enabling students to receive instant feedback on their progress.  Lock Screen: The teacher can lock students' screens while presenting, ensuring student focus when required.  Blank Screen: The teacher can blank student screens to gain attention.  Student Thumbnails: View thumbnails of all connected student tablets from the teacher PC.
  7. 7.  Launch URLs: Remotely launch a selected website on one or multiple student tablets. (Android Only)  Student Rewards: Remotely assign 'rewards' to students to recognize good work or behavior.  Power On or Off and manage all classroom computers from the Teacher PC.  Automatically re-connect to Students' PCs on Reboot.  One-click "Request Assistance" option for Teacher needing Tech Support.  Displays real-time print indicator identifying which Student is printing.  Show the number of paused print jobs requiring teacher attention  Distribute files to multiple PCs in a single action.  Hand out and automatically collect files with each student's details appended.  Realtime feedback tells the teacher which student files are ready for collection and which students need reminding.
  8. 8. Pros Cons  Provide tools to encourage  Many of the mobile features are  Enhance teaching, keep students on  Company based in Europe, which collaboration, participation and safe use of technology task, encourage continuous assessment and reduce teacher workload  2014 GESS Education award finalist  Finalist for Education Exporting Excellence at 2013 Education Investor Awards  24/7 Remote Customer Support Android only, which limits the devices available could cause potential issues with technical support
  9. 9. CRITERIA NETOP VISION NETSUPPORT SCHOOL Easy to start and exit program Yes Yes Useful management features Tasks are easily learned Real time results Yes. Student Toolbar for students to see features being used, rewards, printer management, etc. Yes Yes Yes. Allows for student rewards recognizing good work or behavior
  10. 10. CRITERIA NETOP VISION NETSUPPORT SCHOOL Program is free of bugs and functions well Yes Yes Menu-driven tutorials Manages other classroom devices Yes Yes Available for variety of mobile devices Yes, but mainly iPad Yes. Including printers Yes, but mainly Android
  11. 11.  NetSupport School has many more features compared to Vision Mobile. For this reason, I would recommend it’s use in the classroom.  Both programs have wonderful benefits and would be great assets to teachers depending on the individual needs of the classroom as well as the technology available.
  12. 12. Netop Vision Mobile • http://www.netop.com/classroom-management- software/products/netop-vision-mobile.htm NetSupport School • http://www.netsupportschool.com/index.asp

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