Classwize Feature Availability

This article is for Teachers.

This article outlines the Classwize features available to the different types of Connect. You can determine which type of Connect your student has by looking at their student tile.

Info

Your school's IT Support can turn off Classwize features. If a feature you need is unavailable, speak to your IT Support.

Block and allow content

Feature and Description Windows macOS Companion Mode Chrome Extension

Close Tab

Close any of your student’s open browser tabs.

- - Yes Yes

Native App Controls

Create rules to allow or block computer applications on student Windows computers.

Yes - Yes -

Open Site

Open a website in a new browser window or tab for the whole class or individual students in your class.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Classwize Rules

Allow students in your class to access sites usually blocked by your school's internet filtering policies, and prevent students from accessing sites that are usually allowed.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Focus*

Stop students from accessing the internet except for Focus sites you set. The Focus forces resources to open in new browser windows or tabs.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Pause Internet*

Temporarily stop one or more students from accessing the internet.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Bypass Code

Generate a code that allows a student to bypass some school filtering policy.

- - Yes Yes

Reward

Give your class temporary access to something fun, like streaming media or online games.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

*These features are not available in DNS Filtering Mode.

 

Monitor student activity

Feature and Description Windows macOS Companion Mode Chrome Extension

List View

See, in real time, on the class tile, a view listing all the open browser tabs.

- - Yes Yes

Screen View

Allows you to see, a desktop screenshot that updates every 10 seconds on the class tile, showing exactly what your students are doing, including non-browsing activities.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Live View

See, in real time, in full screen, a shared view of a student’s screen

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Save Screenshot

Download a time-stamped screenshot of the student's Live View in PDF.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Communicate with students

Feature and Description Windows macOS Companion Mode Chrome Extension

Class Announcement

Send a simple text announcement to all students in the class.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Message Student
(one-way)

Send simple one-way text messages to individual students.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Chat (two-way)

Send and receive messages with individual students.

- - Yes Yes

Screen Share

Share your screen with one or more students during an active Classwize class. You can share your Chrome Tab, Window or Entire Screen.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

 

Report on student activity

Feature and Description Windows macOS Companion Mode Chrome Extension

Student Journey Report*

View a report about a student’s online activities during school time.

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Screenshot History Report*

Create and download screenshots of your students' browsing history.

Yes - Yes Yes

*Your school can enable this feature for some teachers only.

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