Education Software to make hybrid teaching easier and engaged

Introducing MyViewBoard to boost STEM-based classes’ engagement

The paradigms of school teaching have been revolutionized by EdTech. It provides us with a more efficient and successful method of teaching techniques. As a result, schools are now constructing a hybrid learning environment that is tailored to the needs of students to make lessons more exciting and active.

The students can incorporate their own ideas and feedback, display their learning progress, submit assignments and homework. MyViewBoard also has a significant role in bringing more happiness and development to the class – improving student participation and assisting teachers in managing their workload!

In a nutshell, myViewBoard helps educators become a more pleasant environment to teach and learn. However, if you’re using myViewBoard solutions with a Standard or Premium account, you may have missed out on several useful features. To assist you better grasping the advantages of creating an entity account for free, we’ve put together something special for you. So come and discover a better alternative for yourself and your pupils only with the myViewBoard Entity account!

1. Same Classroom, better outcomes

Certainly, with premium accounts, myViewBoard Classroom has given me a lot of aha moments. The entity version, on the other hand, outperforms the premium edition with the following distinct features:

  1. Google Classroom integration: After you’ve linked myViewBoard Classroom to Google Classroom, you may send invitations to students via Google Classroom. There are no extra actions required; simply clicking a button will take your pupils to the sessions.
  2. Gamification tool: The greatest method to educate a kid is to teach them without them knowing. myViewBoard Classroom makes the concept come alive by providing teachers with a variety of methods for delivering instruction.
  3. Sketchfab: Use Twist and Shout to quickly create 3D models in Sketchfab for use in class. Students can twist and turn the models to provide further information on them.
  4. Polls and Ladder shuffle: Teachers can use it to conduct a brief conversation with students to keep them concentrated while having fun.

2. Increase engagement with videos

Videos are always exciting, but what comes next? Most instructors recognize that incorporating multimedia tools into the classroom is a wonderful idea.

However, it appears that kids have a hard time focusing. Not to mention learning new information while watching videos.

Another significant barrier is that over 60% of teachers say they get frustrated when searching for new educational videos because they typically spend more time than they have and don’t always discover what they’re looking for.

There you have it, myViewBoard Clips, the finest video-assisted learning software on the market. 

  1. Quizzes: With questions embedded in the films, students are kept focused and interested while they watch.
  2. Lesson plans: Teachers can use the app to prepare, track their lesson notes, and create material using the included preparation tools and instructional videos. The program saves teachers time by eliminating the need for them to prepare lessons from scratch.
  3. Filtered content: Clips also keeps teachers and students safe by ensuring that only appropriate material is accessible. Teachers will never have to worry about any harmful content surfacing during class to disrupt it.

Unlike other video platforms, MyViewBoard includes two improved Clips packages that are appropriate for hybrid/in-class learning. Do you want to build a fantastic class for your child? Register for an entity account and request a 90-day Clips add-on trial.

If you want to quickly understand myViewBoard Clips, watch this video.

3. Reduce IT administration’s workload

myViewBoard is a software that enhances how people teach and learn, as well as provides IT administrators, with a more efficient way to do their jobs. As a result, myViewBoard Manager is here to assist, a web-based tool that allows all IT admins to allocate resources and manage all hardware from any place in the world

Let’s see what myViewBoard Manager can do for you:

  1. Software installation: IT Administrators can install, remove, and upgrade applications for ViewBoards with direct access.
  2. Device control: IT Administrators may control all of your devices remotely with a single click, making it easier than ever to run just one operating system on your computer. All volume changes, turning the power on and off, and software updates scheduling is both quick and simple.
  3. Broadcasting: Send updates to selected ViewBoards and quickly announce critical information with myViewBoard Manager Advanced. IT administrators may also use myViewBoard Manager Advanced to post pictures and videos.

myViewBoard Manager, IT admin’s best management tool

4. Enable your IT administrator to make decisions on their own.

MyViewBoard also includes entity management, which is a tailored solution for IT administrators to deploy software and user preferences.

Take a peek at how entity management can benefit you:

  1. User management: You can quickly connect all school personnel with your institution and assign different privileges to them. Assigning the authority and privilege of distinct users may help you achieve greater things as a whole.
  2. Software instances: IT Administrators may standardize the activities of all apps within an entity by making templates for the myViewBoard program. Teachers will never have difficulty moving from one device to another since all settings and features are identical across devices.
  3. Single sign-on configuration: Set up SSO options for your school. It allows all users to log in quickly and securely. It also reduces teacher fatigue due to password use.

5. Create a fun and educational learning environment.

The primary aim of a school is to improve a student’s academic performance. We have the technology that can assist you to achieve it! MyViewBoard, which is designed for schools’ specific requirements, allows Sens sensor devices with AI technology to operate. It also works flawlessly with the Sens app! IT administrators may use a measurement index to optimize learning spaces

Have a look at the benefits an entity can get from Sens:

  1. Maintain wellness and safety in the Classroom by providing data about safety protocols.
  2. Perform emotional sensing to help a teacher inspect the students’ emotions. Teachers can readjust and provide support.
  3. Provide Classroom Management support to IT admins. Emotional and environmental data help schools make strategic decisions that benefit students and faculty.

6. Dedicated assistance – help you achieve your goals.

What myViewBoard aspires to be is an effective problem solver. Feel free to get in touch with us anytime a difficulty arises, whether you are an entity user or not! In no time at all, the myViewBoard support staff will contact you directly.

We also take the time to prepare more for you:

  1. Professional development courses: As a company, you can take advantage of professional development programs. Our specialists will help you learn how to be myViewBoard master step by step. It’s time to master all of the capabilities!
  2. Tailored support: Do you require assistance getting started? Our Xperts can help you with the necessary hardware and software configurations, so there’s nothing to worry about.
  3. Direct access: We’re here for you whenever you need it. Your personalized team is prepared to assist you with any difficulties that may arise. Call us now at +914442612611

Conclusion

We believe you’ve chosen to join myViewBoard’s family. But hold on a second; let us take one final look before we get started.

  • A more versatile classroom improves teachers’ productivity and student engagement. It also encourages students to participate.
  • With the aid of Clips, you may enhance interactivity with safe content while also saving time by using pre-existing lesson plans.
  • The MyViewboard Manager and entity management transformation IT admin’s approach of managing and increasing productivity.

We’re here for you, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We provide personalized support to your organization’s needs and stick with you along the way.

Follow these 3 quick steps and lead your school to success!

  • Visit Contact Us and fill in the form.
  • Send your inquiry.
  • Our sales rep will contact you within a short time. 

Enjoy your time with your students. Stay tuned, more useful content is on the way.

Training Guide for Myviewboard whiteboard software

My Viewboard Whiteboard for Windows-Training Guide

Whiteboard for Windows is a digital whiteboard solution designed specifically to run on the Windows operating system. Whiteboard for Windows is optimized for interactive displays, but will also run on non-interactive screens, with mouse clicks replacing touch events for interaction. Integration with myViewBoard.com allows unlimited users to share screens, as well as cast-in and out from anywhere in the world.

Create and Manage a myViewBoard Account

Sign up for a myViewBoard account

myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows sign-in panel

To get the most out of myViewBoard, users need to create a complimentary myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com. Note that Whiteboard for Windows can still be used without signing in. However, some features will be unavailable.

myViewBoard provides the following options to sign up:


Integrate an existing Google or Microsoft account:

  1. Click one of the following:
    • Sign in with Google
    • Sign in with Microsoft
    • Sign in with Apple
  2. On the next window, grant permission to myViewBoard to access the user’s account.

Sign up using an email provider:

  1. On the myViewBoard sign up page, fill up the following details:
    • Unique myViewBoard name
    • Email
    • Password
  2. Select the checkbox for EULA agreement.
  3. Click Sign Up.


After successful sign-up, perform the following steps:

  1. An activation email will be sent to the account. Activate the account by clicking the link in the activation email.
  2. After activation, sign in and set up the new myViewBoard account.
  3. On first sign in, myViewBoard.com prompts the user to update the user’s Personal Profile and Account Name Setting.

Bind a cloud storage account

Next, bind a cloud storage service to the account. Integration connects a Google Drive, Dropbox, Box OneDrive or OneDrive for Business cloud accounts to myViewBoard, and allows media, lessons and other content to be saved to the cloud.

Bind a cloud account on the FollowMe AI page.
  1. Sign in to http://www.myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select  myViewBoard FollowMe from the drop down.
  3. Click Cloud Integration on the side panel.
  4. On the Cloud Integration screen, select the cloud storage account you want to bind.
  5. Sign in to your account and allow myViewBoard to access your account.

After binding, a new folder named myViewBoard is created at the root directory of your cloud storage account.

Binding a cloud storage account provides the following benefits:

  • Allows saving media, lessons and other content to the cloud. If the process is successful, users can use the Magic Box to access the contents of their cloud storage account.
  • Enables the use of custom images for certain myViewBoard features. myViewBoard automatically creates it’s own ‘system’ folder myViewBoard in the integrated cloud storage account. The myViewBoard program loads the contents of this folder whenever a user signs in to a myViewBoard session.

Upload custom images and settings

Upload custom backgrounds on the FollowMe AI page.

Once the cloud storage account is ready, upload custom images to customize your myViewBoard experience.

  1. Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select  myViewBoard FollowMe from the drop down.
  3. On the Setting screen, verify that the myViewBoard default theme is not selected.
  4. On the Cloud Integration screen, verify that the correct cloud storage account is selected as the default.
  5. On the Backgrounds, Magic Line Pens, and Shape Pens screens, perform the following procedures.
    1. Go to the Background, Magic Line Pen, or Shape Pen screen.
    2. Click Update Files to open the cloud storage location for the specified feature.
    3. Select PNG and JPG images to upload to the correct folder.

Images must meet the following dimensions:

BackgroundAny resolution, but 3840 x 2160 (4k resolution) is recommended
Magic Line PenShould be at least 96 x 96 pixels. Images are tiled to fill the space.
Shape Pen96 x 96 pixels, all pen images are scaled to this resolution

Download the program and install

  1. Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select  Downloads icon to open a window containing download links to several myViewBoard programs.
  3. Select and download the correct installer for your platform.
  4. Run the installer, and wait for the installation to finish.


For more details, see Installing Whiteboard for Windows.

Launch Whiteboard for Windows

Sign in to Whiteboard for Windows

myViewBoard for Windows sign-in panel

Launch myViewBoard and sign in with the same Google account, Microsoft account, or email account you used for myViewBoard.com.

  • Sign In with Email
  1. Provide your email and password.
  2. Click  .
  • Sign In With Google Or Microsoft
  1. Click one of the following:
    • Sign in with Google
    • Sign in with Microsoft
  2. Provide your email and password.

It is also possible to sign in using the QR code feature of the myViewBoard Companion App.

  • Sign In With QR Code
  1. Launch the myViewBoard™ Companion App on your mobile device.
  2. Sign in using an email address.
  3. Click the QR Code icon to open the phone’s camera.
  4. Position the phone so that the QR code displayed on the myViewBoard for Windows program is inside the QR ‘scanner’ of the companion app.

If you signed up with a Google or Microsoft account and you need to use the Companion App:

  1. Go to http://myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and click Change Password.
  3. Specify a password, and click Confirm.
  4. Sign in using the Companion App.

Customize the myViewBoard Canvas

Background menu options

Use the background menu to change the canvas background.

  1. Click the background menu icon.
  2. Select a background from the following sources:

    Website Upload Off.pngFollowMe AI setting
    Displays custom images uploaded in the cloud storage account.Edu-Color.pngColor Palette
    Sets a solid or gradient color as the background.
  3. BuiltIn BG Off.pngPre-installed
    Displays backgrounds that come pre-installed with myViewBoard.LocalAdd BG Off.pngLocal hard drive
    Use images from the user’s hard drive.
  4. AddBackground Off.pngSelect Image
    Select images from the local hard drive to use as background.
    It is recommended that selected images match your screen’s resolution.
  5. After selection, specify if the background is only applied to the current page, or to all pages.
  6. (Optional) To display an overlay over the canvas, click one of the options below:
    Grid Off.pngGrid
    Displays a grid over the canvas. The color of the grid changes depending on the background color.
  7. Watermark Off.pngConfidential
    Displays a ‘confidential’ watermark. The watermark may not be visible on certain background colors.
  8. DateTime Off.pngDate Time
    Displays the current date and time on the upper side of the canvas. Click the date to open the calendar.
    Click the time to switch between 12-hour and 24-hour formats.

Configuring Whiteboard for Windows Settings

To modify settings within Whiteboard for Windows, click the gear icon on the titlebar. Changes are applied immediately.

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Gear
Settings that affect the current session. The most relevant settings are:

  • Theme. Load different themes to change the icons and default backgrounds available
  • Language. Changes the language used by the UI
  • Text font. Configure default font for the Text tool
  • Text to speech setting. Configure default text-to-speech settings
ScreenSaver Off.png

Timeout
Specify how long the Whiteboard for Windows program should wait before it logs the current user out.

App Off.png

Companion App download
Displays QR codes for downloading the myViewBoard Companion Apps.

Help Off.png

Help
Displays help for common myViewBoard tasks and questions.

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Info
Displays version details for the myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows program.

To configure more settings, sign in to myViewBoard.com and go to the FollowMe page.

For more information on the settings screen, see Configuring myViewBoard Settings.

Using myViewBoard

Once set up is complete, you can start using the myViewBoard application to facilitate the preparation, presentation, and participation in interactive lessons.

Adding Text with Writing Tools

Some of the images are animated. Click on the images to view the animation.

  • Using the text tool to insert text. Click the Text icon to type in text. Use the text editor to change the font, size and color of the text.
  • Using Handwriting recognition. To convert handwritten text into ‘typed’ text, use the handwriting recognition feature. The feature works both on single words and complete sentences.
  • Use the Magic Box to insert long strings of text. To insert long snippets of text, click the magic box and insert a TXT file from a local or cloud resource.
  • Sticky notes can contain text or freehand drawings. For text intended to function as hints, use sticky notes. Sticky notes minimize to a small square that expand when clicked.
  • Using the marker pen. Use the pen to write words on the canvas.

Inserting Images, Videos and Documents

The Magic Box provides access to various resources that you can insert into the canvas.

The Magic Box provides access to various resources that you can insert into the canvas.

  • Use the Magic Box to insert image, videos and document types saved in the user’s local drive or cloud storage account. Double-click, or drag-and-drop to insert.
  • Click the Magic Box and open the YouTube icon. Search for a video and drag a video from the results.
  • Click the camera icon to start and display a live stream directly on the canvas.
  • Use the Embed browser to search for images, then drag-and-drop images from the browser onto the canvas.
The Embed Browser is a built in web browser which allows access to internet sites without leaving the myViewBoard program.

The Embed Browser is a built in web browser which allows access to internet sites without leaving the myViewBoard program.

  • Open the Embed browser, and click the myViewBoard Clips tile. Search for a video, then double-click, or drag-and-drop the video to insert.
  • On the Floating toolbar, click the paste icon to paste clipboard contents onto the canvas. This works for all supported files.

Taking Screenshots

  • Use the options in the Screenshot toolbar to take a picture of the current canvas state.
  • Use the Windows toggle tool to display and take screenshots of the Windows desktop.
  • To take a screenshot of a video inserted into the canvas, click the screenshot icon on the floating frame.

Inserting Shapes and Scribbles

  • Use the pen tool to draw freehand shapes.
  • Use the shape tool to insert 2D and 3D shapes.

Manipulating Objects

Additional edits can be made to the object once it has been placed on the canvas. Select the selection tool, then click on an object to apply additional effects:

  • To re-size and rotate the object, use the handlebars.
  • To move the object, click then drag the object to a new location. Use the infinite canvas tool to adjust the zoom.

The adorning menu provides additional options:

  • Adjust Layers to place the selected object under or above other objects.
  • Select multiple objects, then click Group so the objects move as one.
  • Select an object, then click Lock from the adorning menu to prevent the object from moving.

Adding Animation

  • Click the Magic Box and select widgets. Widgets are animated images that can be added to the canvas. Widgets can include both sound and animation. To hear the sounds, verify that the device speakers are turned on.
  • Also in the Magic Box are Tools, which are interactive objects that can enhance any presentation. To use an item in Tools, double click, or click and drag onto the canvas.
  • Click the Spin and Fade icons to add animation effects to inserted objects.

Click Links to make the selected object perform an action when clicked. Actions include: open a document, launch a website, display a pop-up text, play a media file, insert a tool, or go to another page. Click the object, then click the link icon to perform the action.

Organizing Pages

Presentations, ideas and lessons are best presented using multiple pages. To add another page:

  • On the floating toolbar, click the new page icon.
  • On the main toolbar, click the page management icon, and click the new page icon.

If there are more than 4 pages, click the Grid view icon to show all pages in a grid.

  • To delete a page, click the delete page icon.
  • To rename a page, click the page number and type in a page name
  • To rearrange pages, click and drag pages to a new location on the grid.

Saving Changes and Loading Saved Files

To save your changes:

  1. On the main toolbar, click the File management icon.
  2. Click the Save icon.
  3. Select the save location and specify a file name.
  4. myViewBoard saves the file using the vboard extension.

Presenting to an Audience

To load a previously saved file:

  1. On the main toolbar, click the File management icon.
  2. Click the Open icon.
  3. Locate and click the vboard file to open.


After opening the file, go to Presentation mode. Once Presentation Mode is selected:

  • The canvas covers the whole screen
  • The Windows task bar and the title bar is hidden
  • Only the Next and Previous icons are shown on the Floating Toolbar

Click the Next and Previous icons to navigate between the pages. All features are still available. However, fewer options are provided for some features.

To exit Presentation mode, click the Presentation mode icon again.

Letting the Audience Interact with the Content

myViewBoard provides several ways for the audience to interact with the content:

  • The host can have participants use the drawing tools to annotate on the board.
  • Both host and participants can share their screens.
  • Participants can “throw” content to the host’s myViewBoard presentation.
  • The Pop Quiz feature allows participants to send answers to the host.


myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows supports keyboard shortcuts to switch tools or perform other actions. For a list of keyboard shortcuts, click here.

Additional Learning Resources

To search online for additional inspiration for courses, activities and lesson plans, see Open Source Education Resources.

To get more information on how to use Whiteboard for Windows, visit the myViewBoard wiki at the following link:

Help and Support

For help and support, kindly contact the following:


If you have any issues on using myViewBoard software, please reach out through the following channels:

Note that you need to sign in to use myViewBoard Support and myViewBoard Community.


To learn more about myViewBoard, check the following resources:


For a quick description of these resource, see here.