BASCOM's Global Chalkboard Boldly Hits the Trade Show Circuit with its New Web Library and Increased Security for Multi-Layered Filtering
Hauppauge, New York - September 26, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., pioneering developers of Internet management solutions for K-12 schools, kicks off the fall trade show season by showcasing its newly-refurbished, Global Chalkboard Web Library to teachers, principals, technology directors, and superintendents in both public and private schools. With its strong presence in the non-public school market, BASCOM is debuting its Global Chalkboard Web Library by attending many teachers' workshops and exhibits including those sponsored by: the Diocese of Paterson; the Archdioceses of NY, Baltimore, Arlington, and Washington; the Brooklyn Diocese, and the Diocese of Rockville Centre. BASCOM will also be attending the CAIRS conference sponsored by the N.Y.S. Coalition for Independent and Religious Schools.
BASCOM Kicks Off School Year by Deploying New Global Chalkboard Web Library
Hauppauge, New York - August 20, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., a pioneer in Internet Management solutions for K-12 schools, kicks off the 2008 school year with an exciting new, content-rich Web Library. Making its fall season debut with a remodeled and robust Web Library Basic Edition, the Global Chalkboard greets teachers and students of K-12 schools with a pleasant surprise as they return to the classroom and use their Global Chalkboard again.
BASCOM's Global Chalkboard Debuts New Filter with Improved Customization for More Thorough Filtering
Hauppauge, New York - July 30, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of Internet curriculum tools for the K-12 educational market, today proudly announces the release of a new and improved filter for its Global Chalkboard solution. With more than 25 million Web sites in over 90 categories and improved customization settings, this new filter continues to build on the core philosophy of the product line: to deliver flexible, safe, and easy-to-use Internet tools that empower a teacher to select the educational Web content for their classroom—while still operating within the acceptable use policies established by the school administration.
To ease the transition of our Global Chalkboard users, the new filter organizes the categories by color and groups them under three major headings. By offering more customization and granular organization, this new filter provides increased flexibility and choice while also delivering the utmost in security. More refined controls enable a school to tweak the filter settings. And, to streamline the installation process for our new customers, all Global Chalkboard solutions come preconfigured with a default filter, so a school can quickly get up and running.
BASCOM Launches Patronus™ - A Flexible, Easy-to-Use Filtering Solution for Libraries
Hauppauge, New York - May 21, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of Internet security tools for a variety of learning environments, today proudly announces the release of Patronus—a fast, flexible, easy to use solution that supports a library's Internet use policies. With this robust CIPA-compliant system, a librarian decides how much of the Internet is acceptable for each patron. They can instantly turn filtering on and off—alternating between open access and unobtrusive filtering—and customize access for age-appropriate Internet use by using different Profiles for adults, young adults, and children.
Global Chalkboard Delivers New Defense System to Keep Students from Accessing Social Networking Sites
Hauppauge, New York - April 3, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of Internet management solutions K-12 schools, today proudly debuts its new Dynamic Remote Proxy Detection System for enhanced security. Designed to keep students from using remote proxies to access social networking sites, this new feature offers a multi-layered defense that keeps students productive while using the Internet in the classroom.
Redesigned Faculty Room Now Features Monthly Celebrations with Supporting BASCOM Lessons
Hauppauge, New York - March 1, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of Internet curriculum solutions for K-12 schools, today proudly launches its new Faculty Room—a home on the Web for teachers. Accessed anytime, anywhere at teachers.bascom.com, the Faculty Room is an open resource developed to support busy teachers.
BASCOM's Global Chalkboard Debuts Exciting, New Doorway into Online Instruction
Hauppauge, New York - January 11, 2008—BASCOM Global Internet Services, Inc., an innovative developer of Internet curriculum solutions for K-12 schools, today proudly debuts improvements to its Global Chalkboard at the Eighth Annual Celebration of Technology in Education 2008, an event sponsored by the Model Schools Program of Eastern Suffolk BOCES. BASCOM redesigned the Global Chalkboard's doorway into learning so that students can now "walkthrough" a new graphically appealing login page to enter the exciting world of online instruction.