Virtue

Virtual Teaching Using Zoom

Benefits

Teacher Tools

Record Class

Annotate

Invite

File Share

Multiple Participants

Interactivity

Chat Box

Reaction Icons

Breakout Rooms

Productivity

Screen Share

iPhone/iPad Sharing

Whiteboard

Annotate

Video & Audio

Everything You Need to Get Started

  1. Start by going to zoom.us.

  2. On the top right corner, click on the blue "Sign Up, It's Free" button.

  3. Enter your email address and click "Sign Up."

  4. You'll receive an email from Zoom to activate. Go to your email and click Activate Account.

  5. You'll be redirected to fill in your first name, last name, and create a password.

  6. If you would like to send an invitation to your learners to join Zoom as well, you can enter their email addresses and select the "I am not a robot" checkbox. Otherwise, select "Skip this step."

  7. You're good to go!

  1. Start by going to https://zoom.us/download.

  2. Click the blue "Download" button under Zoom Client for Meetings to access the installer.

  3. Open the Zoom installer from your Downloads folder and follow the on-screen steps to set up Zoom.

  1. Open the Zoom desktop app.

  2. Click on the Home button at the top left.

  3. Press the Schedule button.

  4. Enter in Topic, Date, and other related details and press Schedule. It is recommended that you make Registration required when scheduling a meeting, as that allows you to generate a registration report after the meeting is over.

  1. Go to https://zoom.us/meeting (You may be prompted to sign in but will be redirected to the page after)

  2. Click the blue "Schedule a New Meeting" button in the top left corner

  3. Enter in Topic, Date, and other related details and press Schedule. It is recommended that you make registration required when scheduling a meeting, as that allows you to generate a registration report after the meeting is over. 

  1. Open the communication that contains a link to the pre-scheduled meeting and click the URL to join the Zoom meeting.

  1. Open the Zoom desktop app.

  2. Click on the Home button.

  3. Click Join and type in the provided Meeting ID and your name.

  4. Once you're in the meeting, you may choose to connect audio in three different ways:

    1. Using computer audio (recommended)

    2. Dialing into a conference bridge from your phone

    3. Have Zoom call you by entering your phone number and your meeting will call your phone.


Classroom Tools

  1. Start your class.

  2. Press the record button.

  3. Teach your lesson

  4. End the lesson and send the link to the recording with details and assignments if applicable. 

  1. Managing Learners - As the host of a class, you can manage learners such as renaming, muting, stopping video, etc. Click here for more information.

  2. Video ON/OFF - Once in the class, you can turn your video on by clicking the "Start Video" icon on the bottom left of your screen. To turn it off, click the "Stop Video" icon. Click here for more information.

  3. Virtual Background - Once in the class, you can select a virtual background by clicking the up caret to the right of the Start Video icon. Click here for more information.

  4. Muting - To ensure minimal background noise during your class, it is recommended that you mute learners when they're not talking. To do this, click on the Participants icon at the bottom of your screen and click Mute All in the side panel. Click here for more information.

  1. Learners can ask questions during a lesson via the meeting chat. Start by clicking the "Chat" icon on the bottom right of your screen.

  2. Once the chat panel opens on the right, you can view and respond to learners.

  3. Use the three dots to choose whether you want to send messages to all learners or privately.

  1. Click the "Share Screen" icon at the bottom of your screen to share your desktop.

  2. If you'd like to share specific windows or applications, you can choose to do so from the dialog box.

  3. For more information, click here.

  1. From the home screen, click Whiteboard.

  2. Select a color and begin drawing.

  3. Click Start Meeting in the bottom right corner. 

  4. Click the three dots in the bottom right section to display the integrated controller.

  5. Click Invite in the meeting controls.

  6. Use the search bar to search for contacts to invite.

  7. Select learners from the search results, then select Invite.

  8. All learners can see the whiteboard you are sharing, and can annotate it using the whiteboard annotation tools from their own Zoom application. Click here for more in depth and detailed information.