BASCOM - The Best Web Filter Appliance
Web Filter Comparison
Use this web filter comparison chart to see why the best web filter appliance for schools is clearly Global Chalkboard!
Why is BASCOM's Global Chalkboard the best school filter? The answer is simple: No other solution does more to respond to the needs of the educational community. Combining security with a curriculum component, the Global Chalkboard is an all-in-one Internet filtering solution that is virtually maintenance-free.
BASCOM's Global Chalkboard takes an instructional approach towards the management of Internet resources. Educators can choose from web resources and add their own content for class lessons. They can select interactive web resources and create an accompanying electronic instruction sheet that focuses students only on the resources needed for that task.
View the Internet filter comparison chart below and see for yourself why the Global Chalkboard is the best web filter appliance available to schools today. Compare the Global Chalkboard solution feature-by-feature with other products!
|Feature||Global Chalkboard||Does the product do this?|
|K-12 curriculum tool that empowers educators to create web-based lessons.||YES|
|Complete flexibility and choice: Educators are able to instantly choose which sites can and cannot be accessed by students.||YES|
Learning Zones enable educators to customize the exact amount of Internet access needed to support a lesson.
|Flexible Filtering for Web 2.0 sites empowers the IT Department to maintain security and educators to select web content for curriculum.||YES|
|YouTube Filter enables educators to safely allow a specific YouTube video or channel and its related page content, while blocking access to other videos.||YES|
|Dynamic Proxy Detection maintains productive Internet usage in the classroom by preventing students from accessing social networking sites during school hours.||YES|
|Safe Search Mode offers additional protection by enforcing the Safe Search setting in a web browser even if a computer is not set for it or a student tries to change it.||YES|
|The Web Library offers educator-reviewed learning resources organized by discipline and grade level.||YES|
|The Lesson Creator gives teachers the ability to create online lessons for students.||YES|
|BASCOM Lessons are prepackaged, online learning activities created by our in-house Education Specialists. These interactive activities provide focused learning by guiding students to only those sites needed to perform their lesson.||YES|
|A built-in firewall completes the instructional Internet management solution by providing an extra layer of protection that integrates with an existing firewall or operates independently as the primary firewall for your school's network.||YES|
|An integrated web cache allows for faster retrieval of web pages. It enhances the efficiency of your classroom by complementing your existing caching infrastructure or operating independently as the primary web cache system.||YES|
|All updates, restores and backups are performed automatically and remotely. For disaster recovery, a phone call to our Technical Support staff is all that is needed to remotely restore the Global Chalkboard using a private, inter-server, communication channel.||YES|
|Compliant as a "Technology Protection Measure" with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA).||YES|
|Developed Exclusively for the K-12 Educational Community||YES|