With the lockdown, one app that’s seen a surge in popularity is Zoom (zoom.us), which provides a remote conferencing service that combines video, chat, and collaboration tools.
It’s fairly straightforward to use. Simply sign up for an account (there’s a basic free one to get you going). When you start a meeting, you are given a code and password that you share with everyone you’d like to participate. Here are a couple of videos that should help get you up and running.
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Zoom is also removing the 40-minute time limit on its basic free account for schools affected by Covid-19. You just need to request access.
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