Classroom for Students

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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.


Ask a question with Raise Hand

Click the Raise Hand feature if you have a question or want to participate in a discussion.

  • Video showing how students in classroom request to speak, which is by first clicking the Raise Hand button at the bottom of the screen and waiting for the teacher to grant them speaking permission.
    To request to speak, click the Raise Hand button at the bottom.

    Here's how to raise your hand and ask to speak:

    1. Classroom 3.0 raise hand icon raise.svg Click the Raise Hand icon at the bottom of the screen.
    2. Classroom 3.0 raise hand yellow icon raised.svg It will turn yellow to indicate you're requesting to speak.
    3. Wait for the teacher to grant you voice access to the Classroom.
    4. Classroom 3.0 raise hand icon speaking.svg When enabled by the teacher, the Raise Hand icon turns green and you can talk to the Classroom.
    5. Click the icon again to turn your microphone off. The teacher also can turn your microphone off.
    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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