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What can teachers and students do with Zoom

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What can students and teachers do in Zoom?       

In addition to voice-over, Zoom gives students many tools along with Free Commercial Backgrounds to interact with each other and the teacher, work together, and even break into smaller groups – just as if they were sitting with each other in a classroom. But if teachers do not need these tools in the classroom, or if they are causing problems, they can be turned off. With a little preparation – putting some of the core digital citizen norms and skills ahead – you and your student can enjoy the benefits of Zoom interactive tools. Here is just a short list of what you can do if these tools are enabled: Share Screen. This allows the whole class to look at a person’s computer screen. Students can even make notes in a document on another student’s computer. 

Teachers can limit this, so only the teacher screen can be shared. Teachers can also disable the ability to take notes so that students cannot take notes. Whiteboard: This is an idea generation tool that allows students to drop their ideas. It is especially useful for a group project. Breakout rooms: The teacher can divide the students into smaller groups, and then bring the whole class back together. 

The teacher can pre-assign the groups before the start of the lesson, assign them themselves during the meeting or Zoom can divide the groups in order. Raise hand, clap, disagree, speed up, and slow down (Raise your hand, applaud, I do not agree, hurry, and slow down.) These are icons that students can use them to let the teacher know when there is a question or comment, to react to something, or to ask the teacher to speak faster or slower. Chat with the group. Students can send a message to the whole Private chat class. Like pass notes, students can send direct, personal messages to other children in the classroom. The teacher cannot watch private conversations between the students. The teacher can disable this feature for students. They should maintain professionalism with the help of Professional Backgrounds.

How can teachers use Zoom?

Teachers are using Zoom in different ways, depending on their abilities, the needs of their students and the direction given by the school board. Here are some specific ways teachers can use Zoom for distance learning: Record and share lessons. Because many students do not have reliable internet at home or are sharing equipment with other family members, recorded lessons – where students can view recorded lessons along with Virtual Zoom Backgrounds, at a time convenient to them – make distance learning more right. You can use the Zoom recording feature to create video tutorials, and then share videos with students to watch later. 

Live lessons. For teachers who have solved the issue of technology, a live lesson is a very good opportunity. The teacher sets a regular schedule in Zoom and guides the students through various distance learning activities · Flip the classroom. With the “flipped” classroom model, teachers assign students new materials to learn on their own (videos, reading assignments, etc.), then use class time to help clarify new information and use it. Use the time in Zoom to answer questions about what students have learned and direct them to activities to apply their new knowledge. 

Official hours. Some teachers are setting “regular working hours”, which allow students to get in and talk informally with teachers and peers. · Group time, storytime or show and story days. For preschool and elementary school students, teachers are using Zoom to ensure continuity and community. Toddlers may not be too patient with online learning for long, but they rejoice when they see their friends and hear a story and display toys and pets.   

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