Want to conduct Virtual Classes on Illumine?

The Whole world is choosing to move online and so the preschools/ schools are adapting the same culture.

Education and teaching is all set up to take up the challenge and doing a great job by getting connected with students and creating an effective learning classroom experience online.

Through Illumine many schools/preschools are now conducting virtual classes and doing various activities which make students learn the same way when they were in schools.

Here a few steps on how you can conduct Virtual classes through Illumine and make leaning effective for your students.

Virtual Classes through Web Portal/ Admin Portal

Step 1: Set up the account

Click on https://admin.illumine.app/, the dashboard of your school will appear. Now click on My School under your school logo from the menu button.

Step 2: Click on Todays Activities, and all activity page will open. Now you can click on configure Zoom account next to Create Activity tab on the top left of the screen.

Step 3: When you click on Configure Zoom Account it will take you to Illumine connect on the Zoom page. Click on Sign in to Install.

Step 4: After you click it will now take you to your login page where you have to add your zoom account credential details, you can either put your current zoom account details or sign in it with Google or Facebook account as well.

Step 5: After adding signing up, it will now direct you to the Illumine Connect page, now click on the Pre-approve button on top and visit the site to install on the top left of the screen. And you are done!

Step 6: You are now ready to create Virtual Classes, Click on Today’s activity and Create Activity.

Step 7: You will come to now Activity Page, now click on Virtual Class and fill all the details. For recurring meetings, you can click on Set Repeat Frequency and select the dates. You can also add photos, videos, files and any youtube link to share it with parents. Also, don’t forget to Submit!! Now you are ready with your Virtual Class Meeting.

Step 8: You can create multiple meetings and can view in reminder in your Activity Page.

Step 9: Now Click on the meeting you created, and it will direct you to the Zoom Meeting page, click on Open zoom.us. And you are ready to take your class.

Step 10: When you start with the meeting don’t forget to unmute yourself and switch on the video, you can view participants, you can chat with students, you can mute or unmute students on participants page.

Step 11: You can share the screen as well, and share a whiteboard with students to do activities(like playing games or writing back. The Whiteboard is an interactive whiteboard where students can perform activities along with you from their laptops/ tablets/phone)

Step 12: You can click on record and record the session and share it with students who couldn’t attend the session after you are done with the session you will get the recorded zoom link and will be automatically get stored in your zoom account or on the laptop.

Dont worry parents cannot record the session!

Step 13: You can end the meeting by clicking on the End button at the bottom left and end the meeting for all.

This is the way you can create virtual meetings and take online classes with students through the admin portal. If you don’t have the laptop you don’t have to worry you can do the same with our Illumine application as well.

Virtual Classes through Illumine application

Step 1 : Set up the account

On your home page click on the menu button on the top right of your screen, then click on miscellaneous and scroll down and click on Click here to configure zoom account under Virtual Class Settings or you can go to this link https://admin.illumine.app/dashboard/zoomConfiguration

Step 2: When you click on ‘Allow teachers to configure a Personal Zoom account’, it will help the teacher of your center to configure their zoom accounts and create their own meetings.

Step 3: When you click configure personal zoom account, it will take you to the illumine admin portal and you can continue with the same procedure as in the admin portal mentioned above.

Step 4: Once the Zoom account is ready, you can click on activity among the given icon mentioned below on the screen.

Step 5: Click on the Virtual class icon on top of the page, once you click on the Virtual Class assign student page will open, now choose the classroom from class drop down option. You can select students you can select all students then click on next.

Step 6: You will come to now Post Activity Page, and fill all the details. For recurring meetings, you can click on Set Repeat Frequency and select the dates. You can also add photos, videos, files and any youtube link to share it with parents by clicking on Attachment. When you can click on Enable comments parents will be able to comment back on the Virtual class shared by you.

Step 7: You can create multiple meetings and can view in reminder in your Activity Page.

Step 8: You can now view the meeting created on your homepage and can click on your meeting and it will take you to the Zoom page.

Step 9: When you start with the meeting don’t forget to unmute yourself and switch on the video, you can view participants, you can chat with students, you can mute or unmute students on participants page.

Step 10: You can share the screen as well, and share a whiteboard with students to do activities (like playing games or writing back. The Whiteboard is an interactive whiteboard where students can perform activities along with you from their laptops/ tablets/phone)

Step 11: You can click on more options and record the session and share it with students who couldn’t attend the session after you are done with the session you will get the recorded link and will be automatically get stored in your google cloud/ google drive.

Dont worry parents cannot record the session!

Step 12: You can end the meeting by clicking on the End button at the top left and end the meeting for all.

Now you can create experiential learning for your school students sitting at home and create learn from home a new normal for your school and students with the help of Illumine!!

#learnfromhome #newnormal and dont forget #keepilluminating

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