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Every family account includes 2 parent accounts
LightSail has created a Teacher/Coach role that can connect with multiple accounts. This is available as an add-on purchase. This account acts as additional parent with full teacher control to all connected accounts.
LightSail is available for both Faith-Based and Non Faith-Based families. A parent can choose to allow Faith-Based content or hide Faith-Based content including Library Collections and Lesson Plans. LightSail has created hundred of Faith-Based and non Faith-Based Library Collections, Bookmarks, Quotations, and Lesson Plans.
No, when you purchase a book using our E-Commerce store you only need to purchase 1 copy for your entire family. Your purchase includes unlimited checkouts.
At LightSail, a parent’s ability to oversee their child’s online experience and align it with their faith and values is of the utmost importance. To this end, LightSail contains an entire suite of parental control features and never-before-seen ChildSafe Content Controls giving parents ultimate peace of mind.
These content controls contain dozens of nuanced subcategories for potentially objectionable material based on both maturity and religious factors. Then, it shows parents if a book contains a reference to any of those subcategories and allows them to block or allow single titles or entire subcategories for each child individually. Our ChildSafe Content Controls offer unprecedented insight into and control over the content your children consume without the need to read every book in advance.
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Yes, you can create your own bookclub and share the secret code with your friends. You can also search for active bookclubs and send a request to the admin to join.
A book chat is a chat that is connected to a book. Children can join the chat while reading and communicate with other children their age about this book. Parents have full oversight and control of their childs chat.
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Both Premium and Standard licenses include all our available features from Authentic Writing, Spelling Bee, Word Work, Fluency Assignment and access to all data points. As we continue adding more features to LightSail including Writing assignments and Vocabulary assignments, some will be available as an add on purchase.
Yes you can upgrade any account by upgrading the license or adding on additional features.
Yes, you have full control on when your child can access a video. A parent has the following controls:
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At LightSail we believe that Literacy is a basic right and no child should be left behind. We therefore are commited to matching and donating a free licence to the charity that you choose. For example, if you purchase 3 licenses, 2 Premium and 1 World Book Early Learners, LightSail will donate 2 Premium and 1 World Book Early Learners license to the charity that you choose. LightSail will also track the data generated by your donated license and show you the realtime data.