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Blutick Live is an online tutoring app that enables audio/video calls, screen sharing and messaging. Use Blutick Live to run video tutorials for your students, either individually or in groups.

How do I start Blutick Live?

First, open Blutick Live from the sidebar menu, under the “Classes & Students” section.

Then click the green “Launch Blutick Live” button.

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How do I start a Tutorial with a student?

Open the menu using the ⋯ icon, and click “New Tutorial”.

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Audio and video automatically connect. Use the toggles to turn them on or off.

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Click on the “Add Peers” icon and use the search function to find the appropriate students. Then use the “plus” symbol to invite them to the Tutorial.

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Students being called will have audible and visible signals from Blutick Live, alerting them to the meeting. They can connect with audio only, or video as well.

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How do I start a Tutorial with a group of students?

Firstly, create a Group on Blutick Live by clicking the plus icon, or “New Group” in the menu.

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Search for and select students as appropriate using the +/- icons. Then click the “Select Users” bar, give your Group a name, and click “Create Group”.

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Finally, use the camera or phone icons to start a Tutorial.

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Groups you create can be found in the “Rooms” section.

How do I share my screen?

Share your screen while in a Tutorial by clicking the screen icon.

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To stop sharing your screen, click “stop sharing” and then the “x” icon.

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How do I send messages to my student(s)?

The left-hand sidebar allows you to start text-based conversations with students. Just click on their name to open the messaging function.

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Who can my students see?

Students can only see teachers who are members of their Blutick School, and parents/tutors linked to their Blutick account. Students cannot see or message other students over Blutick Live.

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