Vision Mobile vs. NetSupport School Classroom Management software
A Comparison of Mobile Classroom Management Software
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.
You use it to:
Capture students’ attention
and keep them focused
Control the sources of
Supervise student activity
Help them individually as
Do all of these things right
from your desk
In other words, it boosts
comprehension, makes your life
easier and improves student
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
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
Showcase student work.
Wake up or shut down all your computers in a click.
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
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
Lesson Objectives: Once connected, students are presented with details of
the current lesson, together with overall objectives and their expected
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
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.
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
Realtime feedback tells the teacher which student files are ready for
collection and which students need reminding.
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
2014 GESS Education award finalist
Finalist for Education Exporting
Excellence at 2013 Education
24/7 Remote Customer Support
Android only, which limits the
could cause potential issues with
Easy to start and exit
Tasks are easily learned
Real time results
Yes. Student Toolbar for students to
see features being used, rewards,
printer management, etc.
Yes. Allows for student rewards
recognizing good work or
Program is free of bugs
and functions well
Manages other classroom
Available for variety
of mobile devices
Yes, but mainly iPad
Yes. Including printers
Yes, but mainly Android
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
Netop Vision Mobile