Kiddom Live allows teachers to conduct live video sessions in the Kiddom platform for 1:1, small groups and full class. This will decrease the burden on both teachers and students by providing everything they need to communicate and stay connected, in the same platform where learning is already taking place.

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Teacher View: How to Launch Live Calls in Kiddom

Teachers have the option to conduct live calls with individual students, small groups and the full class. To launch a full class call, you will want to start in the Classroom tab of an individual class. Select the Live Call icon to start the call.

When you start a live call, the following screen will open up:

You’ll notice a few different components on this screen. At the bottom, is the live chat area. This is where you can chat with students, share your screen, as well as other options. At the bottom, you see a few buttons (from left to right):

  1. Exit

  2. Video on/off

  3. Audio on/off

  4. Share screen

  5. More options

  6. Raise hand

  7. Chat with everyone

Note: The exit button allows you to end the call for all participants.

You will also see options on the individual student:

To start a live call with an individual student, click on their name card on the main page of your class then click Enter 1:1. When you are in a one on one with the student, click on the Live Call icon. When you start a 1:1 call, only that selected student will receive a notification to join the call.

To set up a small group call, click into a specific group in the People section. From there, you can launch your call.

Creating groups for the first time? Select the Groups option on your class main page. Once in your groups, click on plus button to start creating your groups.

Student View: How to Join a Live Call

When you start a call with the whole class, students will receive a notification to join the call in the Classroom tab.

Once they join the call, they will have a few different options available:

  1. Students can live chat during the call

  2. Students can turn the mute button on and off

  3. Students can turn their camera on and off

  4. Students can leave the call at anytime

In order for students to join a 1:1 call, they need to select their teacher's name under the People section of their classroom.

To join a group call, students will need to click into the group in the People section of their call first.

Happy teaching and learning!

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