Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara vs LanSchool

Compare two web filters offered by K-12 education companies.

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Overview

School districts have several web filter options. Hāpara and LanSchool both offer web filters that use artificial intelligence (AI) to block content. Their set-up and AI abilities are not the same, though.

This page will compare Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara and the LanSchools DNSFilter to help you decide which product can best protect learners across your school district.

What does Hāpara do as a LanSchool alternative?

Hāpara offers a comprehensive suite of K-12 tools that make remote and in-person learning on Chromebooks easier and more effective. 

What does LanSchool do?

LanSchool is a Lenovo product that offers a classroom management tool plus student safety and content filtering tools through partners.

An overview of Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara

The web filter is a LanSchool alternative and web filter built for K-12 schools and districts. It’s powered by real-time AI and understands context across student online activity. The web filter also takes a pedagogical approach by supporting digital citizenship.

An overview of DNSFilter

LanSchool partnered with DNSFilter to bring schools a web filter that uses AI to block categories of content and URLs. It also keeps school networks safe from malware, phishing, viruses and other threats.

How they compare

Deledao ActiveScan, presented by Hāpara
LanSchool’s DNSFilter
Devices
The web filter works across devices for in-person and remote learning when students are logged in to their school Google accounts.
DNSFilter works across devices on Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android and ChromeOS.
Technology administrator management
Technology administrators can set up the web filter within a few minutes. Once set up, the web filter begins safeguarding students.
Technology administrators need to set up content filtering policies by website category or any number of individual URLs.
Teacher management
With the web filter, teachers can approve websites while learning is happening. They don’t need to ask technology administrators to approve sites.
DNSFilter doesn’t offer a teacher management option.
YouTube
School districts don’t have to block YouTube when using the web filter. It works in real-time to understand which content has educational value. The web filter blurs inappropriate parts and mutes audio when necessary so that students can safely use YouTube for class.
With DNSFilter, technology administrators can block specific YouTube URLs when they set up their content policies.
Video, audio, images and text
The web filter intelligently blurs video, images and text, while also muting audio that is harmful or inappropriate across learners’ online activity. The web filter also works during remote Zoom or Google Meet class sessions.
LanSchool offers a free tool called Image Removal that uses AI to block inappropriate images.
Google games and games on Google Sites
The web filter blocks Google games and games on Google Sites. Other web filters aren’t able to recognize them as games, so they don’t block them.
With DNSFilter, technology administrators can block individual Google Site or game URLs.
Ads and tracking
The web filter blocks tracking and ads, while also anonymizing student Google searches.
DNSFilter doesn’t specifically anonymize Google searches or block ads and tracking.
Student Privacy Pledge signatory
Hāpara is a signatory of the Student Privacy Pledge. Read here about how they protect student data.
LanSchool is not currently a Student Privacy Pledge signatory.
Student wellness
Schools can also add on Deledao ActivePulse, presented by Hāpara, which monitors student wellness. Across students' online activity, it detects signs of self-harm and cyberbullying, sending designated team members instant alerts.
LanSchool offers Bark, a mental health alert tool, for free to schools and districts.

Visible, safer learning is just around the corner.

We’re ready to show you how Hāpara delivers:

Mission-critical teaching and learning in school and remotely

Free professional development for educators

Quick and easy implementation and access to a world-class customer engagement team

Visible, safer learning is just around the corner.

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