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This page serves as a quick guide for students. Read on to learn how to join and participate in myViewBoard Classroom [[File:Icon Classroom.svg|30px|link=]] sessions.
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This is a quick guide for students. Read on to learn how to join and participate in myViewBoard Classroom [[File:Icon Classroom.svg|30px|link=]] sessions.  
  
==Joining a Classroom session==
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If you're an educator, [[Classroom|click here for a different guide.]]
  
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==Join a Classroom session==
 
===Using a Session ID===
 
===Using a Session ID===
  
 
# Wait for the teacher to share the Classroom session link.
 
# Wait for the teacher to share the Classroom session link.
# If given a URL or a QR code, open the link using a web browser.
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#* If given a URL or a QR code, open the link using a web browser. You can use the [[myViewBoard Companion App]] to scan the QR code (or any other QR code reader).
# If given a session ID, open the following URL but replace the <code>xxxxxx</code> with the session ID.
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#* If given a session ID, go to the following web address:
#: <code><nowiki>https://myviewboard.com/classroom/student?c=xxxxxx</nowiki></code>
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#: <code><nowiki>https://myviewboard.com/classroom/student</nowiki></code>
# On the Classroom login page, specify a name. The session ID value is automatically filled in.
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# Enter your teacher's session ID in the first field and your name in the second.
# The teacher may also set a session password.
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# Enter the password if the teacher has chosen a private session.
# Congratulations, you have now joined the Classroom session.
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# Congratulations, you have now joined the Classroom.
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<gallery widths="400" heights="220">
 
<gallery widths="400" heights="220">
VC_join-the-session.png|Students must provide a name to join a classroom.
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VC_join-the-session.png|alt=The Classroom login page for students has the Classroom logo, a field to enter the teacher's session ID, a field for the student's name, and may also require entering a password.|Enter teacher's session ID and your name to join.
VC_student-view.png|Default student view when joining a classroom.
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Classroom student view updated UI (1).png|alt=Image showing the Classroom user interface for students, with canvas on the left, pen tools etc. on the bottom, and student list, teacher video, and chat on the right.|This is what students see after joining classroom.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
 
===Join via Google Classroom [[File:Logo-Google-classroom.svg|25px|link=]]===
 
===Join via Google Classroom [[File:Logo-Google-classroom.svg|25px|link=]]===
  
# The teacher will share the session link in Google Classroom
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# The teacher will share the session link in Google Classroom.
# Click the link, and then enter your name and session password if required.
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# Open the link, and then enter your name and session password if required.
 
# Congratulations, you have now joined the myViewBoard Classroom session.
 
# Congratulations, you have now joined the myViewBoard Classroom session.
  
==Available student interactions==
 
  
<div class="note-yellow" style="
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==Participate in class==
background-color: #e4f8fb;
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Students can use pen tools to draw on the canvas, add images using the Magic Box, as well as add sticky notes, shapes, and text. First the teacher has to enable editing of the canvas by students.
border: solid 1px #e4f8fb;
 
border-left:solid 6px #87CEFA;
 
padding:8px;
 
width:99%;
 
">Here's some ways to participate in classes:
 
</div>
 
{{Card-Product
 
|1=<div class="res-img">[[File:Vct-raisehand.png]]</div>
 
|2=<u>'''Raise your hand'''</u>
 
|3=Click the yellow Raise Hand icon if you have a question or want to participate in a discussion. When there's time, the teacher can let you talk with the class.
 
|4=
 
}}
 
  
{{Card-Product
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If the teacher has enabled Realtime Collaboration in the settings, students can also see cursors from other users when they interact with objects.
|1=<div class="res-img">[[File:Vct-handwrite.png]]</div>
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<br>
|2=<u>'''Draw on the canvas '''</u>
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<div><ul>
|3=Draw using the pen. Don't forget you also have the shape tool too. '''''Top tip''''': ''click the pen icon again for more options, like the AI Pen!''
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<li style="display: inline-block; vertical-align: top;"> [[File:Classroom 3.0 student view edit the canvas.gif|thumb|center|upright=2.0|alt=Video showing editing the canvas from a student perspective, including drawing with the pen, writing text, and moving objects.|''Draw and edit the canvas, and see what others are editing. Requires teacher to have enabled edit permissions.'']]
|4=
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</ul></div> <br>
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{{Card-Product
 
|1=<div class="res-img">[[File:Vct-huddle.png]]</div>
 
|2=<u>'''Work in Groups'''</u>
 
|3=For group work the teacher can put students into groups called 'huddles'. In a huddle, you and your group have a canvas all to yourself.
 
|4=
 
}}
 
  
==Drawing with Canvas tools==
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===Draw with Canvas tools===
  
 
You can use the following tools to interact with the canvas.
 
You can use the following tools to interact with the canvas.
  
 
<gallery heights="90px" widths="90px">
 
<gallery heights="90px" widths="90px">
I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg| <center> '''[[Magic_Box|Magic Box]]'''<br/>Insert [[Magic_Box/Image_Search|web images]], files from your computer, and [[Magic_Box/Sticky_Notes|sticky notes]].</center>
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MT 2 Magic Box.svg| '''[[Magic_Box|Magic Box]]'''<br/>Access local storage and search web images.
SVG Selector Off.svg| <center>'''[[Selection|Select]]'''<br/>Select objects and pictures.</center>
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Classroom 3.0 MT 3 select.svg| '''[[Selection|Select tool]]'''<br/>Select objects and pictures.
SVG Pen Off.svg| <center>'''[[Pen]]'''<br/>Draw freehand lines and squiggles. Click again to open pen options.</center>
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Classroom 3.0 MT 4 Pen.svg| '''[[Pen]]'''<br/>Draw freehand lines. Click again to open pen options.
SVG Eraser Off.svg| <center>'''[[Eraser]]'''<br/>Erase objects. Click the icon again for options. </center>
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Classroom 3.0 MT 5 eraser.svg| '''[[Eraser]]'''<br/>Erase objects. Click again to open eraser options.
SVG ShapeLine Off.svg| <center>'''[[Shape/Line_(Classroom)|Shape]]'''<br/>Insert a variety of shapes. </center>
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Classroom 3.0 MT 6 sticky.svg| '''Sticky Note'''</br> Add sticky notes with text.
Classroom icon text off.png| <center>'''[[Text/Handwriting|Text]]'''<br/>Insert and format text.</center>
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Classroom 3.0 MT 7 shapes.svg| '''[[Shape/Line]]'''<br/>Draw shapes with different styles.  
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Classroom 3.0 MT 8 text.svg| '''[[Text/Handwriting|Text]]'''<br/>Insert and format text.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
{{BR}}
 
{{BR}}
  
==Using the '''''Raise Hand''''' feature==
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==Raise Hand to ask for help==
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Just like in a 'real' classroom, you can get the teacher's attention by raising your hand. If the teacher has time, they can then let you speak - or they might send a message using the chat, or simply wait until a convenient time to talk.
  
Click the Raise Hand feature if you have a question or want to participate in a discussion.  
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Click the ''Raise Hand'' [[File:Classroom 3 student side Raise hand off.svg|100px|link=]] button on the bottom of your screen. It will turn yellow - this means your hand is raised and the teacher will be notified.
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<div class="note-yellow" style="
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">'''''Top tip''''': ''If you didn't click the Raise Hand button again but it stops being yellow, it's probably because the teacher put all hands down. They might want to wait a moment before letting students speak.''
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</div>
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==Use your microphone to talk to the class==
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When you join a Classroom session, your microphone will always be turned off. The teacher can give you speaking permission, so make sure you're paying attention! You can always mute your microphone by clicking [[File:Mute off.svg|90px|link=]]. It will turn red to indicate your microphone is on mute.
  
<gallery widths="400px" heights="220px">
 
Vc-raisehand.mp4|Use the Raise Hand feature to talk to your teacher.
 
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<li style="display: inline-block; vertical-align: top;"> [[File:ClassroomStudentRaiseHandSpeakMute243252435432.gif|thumb|center|upright=2.0|alt=Video showing how students in classroom can raise their hand for attention, and also how to mute their microphone.|''Click Raise Hand to get the teacher's attention. The teacher can let students speak (shown by a green circle around student's name on the right). Click mute to mute microphone.'']]
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</ul></div> <br>
  
Here's how to raise your hand and ask to speak:
 
  
# Click the Raise Hand icon [[File:Raise hand.gif|25px|link=]] on the left panel.
 
# Wait for the teacher to grant you voice access to the Classroom.
 
# When enabled by the teacher, the Raise Hand icon turns green and you can talk to the Classroom.
 
# You can temporarily mute your microphone, or the teacher can mute your microphone.
 
# Click the icon again to turn your microphone off.
 
  
 
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">'''''Top tip''''': ''if you're using Chrome browser, the browser tab will display a red circle when the microphone is enabled''
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">'''''Top tip''''': ''if you're using Chrome or Edge browser, the browser tab will display a red circle when the microphone is enabled. Safari will also display a microphone icon in the browser tab, URL bar, and an icon in the notifications bar.''
 
</div>
 
</div>
  

Revision as of 18:50, 3 June 2021

This is a quick guide for students. Read on to learn how to join and participate in myViewBoard Classroom Icon Classroom.svg sessions.

If you're an educator, click here for a different guide.

Join a Classroom session

Using a Session ID

  1. Wait for the teacher to share the Classroom session link.
    • If given a URL or a QR code, open the link using a web browser. You can use the Companion to scan the QR code (or any other QR code reader).
    • If given a session ID, go to the following web address:
    https://myviewboard.com/classroom/student
  2. Enter your teacher's session ID in the first field and your name in the second.
  3. Enter the password if the teacher has chosen a private session.
  4. Congratulations, you have now joined the Classroom.


Join via Google Classroom Logo-Google-classroom.svg

  1. The teacher will share the session link in Google Classroom.
  2. Open the link, and then enter your name and session password if required.
  3. Congratulations, you have now joined the myViewBoard Classroom session.


Participate in class

Students can use pen tools to draw on the canvas, add images using the Magic Box, as well as add sticky notes, shapes, and text. First the teacher has to enable editing of the canvas by students.

If the teacher has enabled Realtime Collaboration in the settings, students can also see cursors from other users when they interact with objects.

  • Video showing editing the canvas from a student perspective, including drawing with the pen, writing text, and moving objects.
    Draw and edit the canvas, and see what others are editing. Requires teacher to have enabled edit permissions.



Draw with Canvas tools

You can use the following tools to interact with the canvas.


Raise Hand to ask for help

Just like in a 'real' classroom, you can get the teacher's attention by raising your hand. If the teacher has time, they can then let you speak - or they might send a message using the chat, or simply wait until a convenient time to talk.

Click the Raise Hand Classroom 3 student side Raise hand off.svg button on the bottom of your screen. It will turn yellow - this means your hand is raised and the teacher will be notified.


Top tip: If you didn't click the Raise Hand button again but it stops being yellow, it's probably because the teacher put all hands down. They might want to wait a moment before letting students speak.


Use your microphone to talk to the class

When you join a Classroom session, your microphone will always be turned off. The teacher can give you speaking permission, so make sure you're paying attention! You can always mute your microphone by clicking Mute off.svg. It will turn red to indicate your microphone is on mute.




  • Video showing how students in classroom can raise their hand for attention, and also how to mute their microphone.
    Click Raise Hand to get the teacher's attention. The teacher can let students speak (shown by a green circle around student's name on the right). Click mute to mute microphone.


    Top tip: if you're using Chrome or Edge browser, the browser tab will display a red circle when the microphone is enabled. Safari will also display a microphone icon in the browser tab, URL bar, and an icon in the notifications bar.



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