Classroom Orchestrator Now Available on Chromebooks
Systems has expanded access to Classroom
Orchestrator, the classroom management tool it introduced last
The tool, previously available
as a standalone app for Windows devices or as part of the company's Mobile
Essentials bundle, is now also available on Chromebooks.
designed to help teachers monitor student activities on their own
the classroom. It can provide a centralized thumbnail view of an entire
that allows teachers to see who's on task, who may need help and who's
move on to the next task. Teachers can move from an overall view of the
class and drill down into the activities of individual students for more
and even record a student screen.
also be integrated
with the school's own student information system and provide filtering
excited the next
phase in Classroom Orchestrator development is here," Lightspeed Systems
President Brian Thomas said. "Chromebooks play an important role in
schools around the world."
Systems has said it plans to add other features to the tool like virtual
raising, instant chat and live polling in the coming months.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.