It's now possible to easily use Skype through Teach 'n Go to conduct classes. The Skype integration is suitable for both group lessons and 1 on 1 lessons.
Follow the instructions below on how to get set up on both group lessons and 1 on 1 lessons.
Firstly you will need to create a Skype conference call link. This can be done easily on the Skype website
Once the link is created copy the link.
Next in Teach 'n Go create the new class. In the Classroom field dropdown choose the option 'Skype Call'. A Skype Meeting Link field will be presented. Paste the link you generated on the Skype website here.
Every class should have its own unique code in order to avoid conflicts.
Now if you visit the lesson card for this class you will notice a link at the top of the lesson card. Click the click the link to get started.
In the student portal, student of this class will also be able to access the Skype meeting through their school portal. Just ask them to visit the lesson card for the class, and the link will be at the top of the page.
They can even access through the new mobile app!
1 on 1 Lesson
For 1 on 1 lessons the Skype app is required for both the student and teacher. The Skype app can be downloaded from the below link.
To set up a 1 on 1 Skype class, you first need to ensure that the Skype Id for the student is recorded in Teach 'n Go. To add the Skype Id simply edit the the students profile, and in the contact details section, fill in the Skype Id field and save.
When you are ready to have your lesson, visit the relevant lesson card. Click on the student. If theres a Skype Id for the student there will be an option to open Skype.
Clicking this will open up either the Skype application (if you have it downloaded) or will open Skype through your browser. The relevant student account will be ready to call.
Thats it, you're now set up for both group lessons and 1 on 1 calls!
As always, if you need any assistance with getting set up, please get in touch and we will be glad to help!