What’s New in Classroom 8.5

Securly Classroom 8.5 brings new features to help teachers get classes started quickly and remove or include students while a class session is running. Here's a rundown of what's new!

New Start Class Screen

Class session options and student selection are now combined onto a single screen, making it easy to get your class started right away!

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Student actions combined into overflow menu

The action icons (pin, history, chat) appearing on the top right corner of every student card have been combined to appear within a new menu (three dots), saving space to allow more room for the student name.

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Remove or include students during a class session

You can now drop students from a running class session (in case they leave early) or add an excluded student in the middle of a running class (in case they arrive late).

To exclude a student, choose Exclude from class from the new actions menu on a student card.

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To include a previously excluded student (one that was either not selected prior to starting class or that was excluded afterward) click Add to class on the student card.

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Better photo import from Google

We now use an improved method for requesting student photos from Google. You may start to notice more student photos automatically appearing in Securly Classroom.

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