Due to Internet security reasons, we have disabled the free access to join the zoom meeting for anyone to join anytime. That means Teachers must follow the protocol outlined below:
- Log in to the respective Class account,
- Teachers OPEN your Zoom class 5 min before the scheduled start time to allow the participants.
- Conduct your session
- END – Teachers must END the meeting and so that no children hang out after session ends
Login Credentials (for Students)
- Zoom Links and access passwords for your class will be provided by xxx (Mani / NK Shankar)
- Inform your classes with your respective class link two days prior to your class session in your what’s app group;
- TIP – You can add your class zoom link in your what’s app banner description for easy access every week.
Login Credentials (for Host – Teachers)
Teachers must log in as “Hosts” using your class email account eg: xxx (email@example.com) and the 8 digit Host Key. Multiple teachers can log in as Hosts using the 8 digit Host Key.
- Access www.zoom.com
- Click Host a Meeting
- TIP – One teacher Host can assign other Teacher as Host which helps for other teacher to control audio muting/ unmuting all or if one teacher leaves the class early the other teacher can “end the session”
- Charge your devices ahead of time
- Do a test run of Zoom log-in between teacher and co-teacher (or covering teacher) the night before the class and learn how to give controls as a host to each other”
- For younger grades, Teachers can send required drawing sheet or craft work supplies a day or two before to Class Parents via your class ‘Whats’app’ group
- For higher grade teachers utilize many unique features available on zoom such as; white board, annotating, sharing content from PowerPoints, video clips, break out rooms etc.
- Get training if needed.
Class Etiquette for Children
- Dress appropriately as you would for regular BV
- Sit in a clean place with good lighting and minimal disturbance
- Sit prepared with your notebooks, text books and workbooks. Running for supplies during class can be distracting
- No eating/drinking/walking around/engaging in any other activity during class time
- Treat these sessions with respect just like regular onsite classes
- Parents of younger grades (up to 3rd grade), be accessible to your child to help when needed
- Zoom Technology Etiquette
- Ensure that devices are charged and ready for use
- Ensure that Video is turned ON and student’s face is fully visible
- Ensure that Audio is muted. Unmute only when you are required to speak
- Use of headsets is permissible & encouraged to avoid distraction to oneself/others
- Use the ‘Raise your Hand’ feature and wait until you are asked to speak
- Use the ‘Chat’ feature responsibly to ask questions and share thoughts