What is NetRef?NetRef is a school internet management solution which enables teachers to control student internet access in the classroom, across any device, platform, or network, including smartphones, Chromebooks, iPads, laptops, desktops, and more. Featuring real-time internet activity tracking, internet resource management, and browser lock-down functionality, NetRef aims to deliver a simple internet management solution that requires no downloads or IT knowledge.
NetRef’s internet management tools help teachers personalize student internet access, block inappropriate sites and apps, lock down testing websites, and keep students on track. Operating as an internet filter, NetRef enables users to allow, block or whitelist texting, social media, games, apps, web browsing, or any other online distractions. NetRef allows teachers to lock down any browser effectively without affecting global school or district internet use.
NetRef also supports legacy integration and user accountability, allowing teachers to see which students are connected to the network and adhering to the Acceptable Use policy. With internet reporting tools, NetRef helps users gain valuable insight into student, classroom and school internet activity. Real-time internet usage insight helps users make informed budgeting and instructional decisions. To maintain data security, usage reports are only accessible to educators with the appropriate access level.