Taking a Tour Of Teachstack – Major Features and How To Use Them

Is your business looking for the perfect video conferencing solution? When searching for a video call API to add video functionality to your app/website, are you looking for the best customizable features available in the industry? 

If the answer to the above questions is yes, then Teachstack is here to help your business.

Integrate Live Class Infrastructure in minutes with our state-of-the-art Teachstack video conferencing API – which offers a host of specially designed tools to meet the high standards of the Edtech industry.  

Don’t just take our word for it! In this blog, we will highlight a few features that will help you find out how our video conferencing API solution provides the best video conferencing product for your business.

Dashboard

What is it?

The dashboard control allows you to collect analytical data that helps in monitoring the efficiency or progress of your clients. Whether you ned to monitor the average performance of an individual or all members of a batch, the dashboarde gives you complete insight and helps you monitor and improve overall performance.

What makes it special?

  • It allows you to collect detailed stats and reports about user activity, attendance, and poll activity. 
  • You can use the dashboard to add new users/admins to the system.  
  • You can even use customizable Webhooks to monitor unique events and furnish all data related to the marked events. For eg: if you have a Webhook on creating a new room, the system will give you an event update with the creator name, and time of the room.                                                                                                                               

Features Which Benefit Teachers – Admin Level 

The live classroom offers the basic proficiency of standard video conferencing with the premium effects of remote/online learning. Teachers who use the live classroom screen are provided with a host of tools to control the room and its inhabitants.     

Record Session

What is it?

You can record the session you are hosting which can also be accessed by the students for future reference. The recording can be accessed later through the dashboard. To begin recording, simply press the “Start Recording” button. 

What makes it special?

  • The live session can also be streamed on Youtube or other streaming platforms even while recording.
  • The Toggle controls help maintain/control student Controls For Mic/Camera/Chat option.
  • Unique fullscreen controls to maintain the whiteboard and video screen so that the teacher can make an effective presentation.      

PIP Mode

What is it?

The Picture In Picture or PIP mode allows you to view your own camera feed as a small box in the right or left bottom corner while you interact with the screen of the person opposite to you in the conversation.

What makes it special?

  • It is possible to view your own screen in parallel with the opposite person.
  • The PIP is useful for presentations where it is possible to view yourself as well as the presentation on screen.

Features Which Benefit Students – User Level 

 While the teachers have the maximum features available to them on screen, students also have the liberty to use a couple of niche features.

Raise Hand Option

What is it?

This feature is located on the right side of the main video screen and enables the students to highlight their names in order to ask doubts or get the teacher’s attention.

What makes it special?

  • Useful for asking questions in the middle or after a session.
  • Can be useful during Q&A sessions.
  • Can be useful for quizzing sessions as well.

Chat

What is it?

As the name suggests, the chat feature enables students to communicate textually both with the teacher and with each other. This is useful for posting answers or opinions, exchanging notes etc.

What makes it special?

  • Helps in communicating with the rest of the class.
  • Useful for expressing opinions and social interaction.
  • Only the teacher can enable/disable chat control so the students cannot tamper with the chat or misbehave on it.

Conclusion

In terms of interactive usage and creative controls, Teachstack offers you an enriching experience in the form of live classroom. While there may be diversities in terms of requirements, Teachstack manages to cover most of the basic needs that the edtech industry requires in the form of one robust product.

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