Overview

This guide is designed to help you walk through specific tasks you’d like to accomplish in the Agile Classrooms. It is recommended you leverage the table of contents above to find the specific information you are looking for. If the task you are looking for help on is not included here, you can reference the Comprehensive Guide and/or request the addition of a task to this guide by submitting a request via: SOE EdIT Services

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Show the in-room PC on screen

To show the in-room PC on screen:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Basic Mode” from the menu:

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3. The room is now setup to use the in-room PC. The wireless keyboard and mouse located within the room are used for control, and a preview will be displayed on screen.

Show my laptop on screen

To show your laptop on screen:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Basic Mode” from the menu:

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3. Select “ShareLink” (1 or 2) from the input options on the left:

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4. Follow the on-screen prompts to connect. For additional information, see Using Wireless Collaboration with ShareLink

To show your laptop on screen:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Basic Mode” from the menu:

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3. Select “Wired External Device” from the input options on the left:

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4. Plug either the HDMI or USB-C cable from the cable cubby on the top of the credenza into your laptop:

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Note: The USB cable at the top does not provide the ability to project audio or video to the screens. It provides the ability to connect to the in-room cameras and microphones.

Host a Zoom Meeting

To show Zoom on screen:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Host a Zoom Meeting” from the menu:

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Once you have Zoom displayed on screen, you next need to start or join a meeting. First, you must open the Zoom controls by pushing the “Zoom Controls” button from the Zoom input preview and controls area:

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To Join a Meeting from the Meeting List:
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  1. Select “Meeting List” from the options on the left
  2. Select your meeting from the list in the center
  3. Click “Start” on the right
To Join a Meeting via Meeting ID:
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  1. Select “Join” from the options on the left
  2. Type the “Meeting ID” of your meeting via the number pad
  3. Click “Join” at the bottom right

Once you have started/joined a meeting, the AV system enables you to control the meeting:

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  • Mute Microphone: Enables you to toggle the microphone mute on/off
  • Stop/Share Video: Enables you to toggle the camera sharing on/off
  • Share Content or Camera: The recommended approach for sharing content is to join the meeting from another device (laptop, etc) and share the content there. Note: You should never join audio from two devices in the same room.
  • Change View: Enables you to switch between various views of the meeting participant webcams
  • Switch Camera & Camera Control: Brings up the in-room camera menu for selection and control.
  • Host Controls: The following controls are only enabled if the Zoom Room is set as the host.
    • Manage Participants: Allows you to manage audio and video for meeting participants
    • Invite: Enables you to invite additional participants
  • Settings: Enables you to select the appropriate audio/video devices

Show two things at once

To show separate things on the left/right displays:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Dual Content Mode” from the menu:

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3. Select a separate device to drive content delivery for Display A (left screens) and Display B (right screens) from the input options on the left:

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  • Room PC: (Display A initial input) Computer dedicated to the classroom. Wireless keyboard and mouse located within the room for control, and a preview will be displayed on screen.
  • Zoom Room: Used to conduct video conferences. See Host a Zoom Meeting section for details.
  • ShareLink 1 & ShareLink2: (Display B initial input) Collaboration devices used for displaying content from any device wirelessly. See Using Wireless Collaboration with ShareLink for additional information.
  • Blu-ray Player: Located within the credenza at the front of the room. Controls and a preview are displayed on screen.
  • Wired External Device: Wired (HDMI & USB-C) options to connect a laptop (or other external device) are available in the cable cubby on top of the credenza at the front of the room. Note: Both HDMI & USB-C leverage the same input. Only one wired external device can be displayed at a time.

Conduct breakout group discussions

To show conduct a breakout group discussion on screen:

1. Push the “System Power” button:

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2. Select “Breakout Mode: In-Person” from the menu:

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3. Each screen will now show a separate ShareLink device selected as the initial input for each screen to enable wireless collaboration:

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For additional information about connecting, please see: Using Wireless Collaboration with ShareLink

Conduct HyFlex breakout group discussions

Conducting HyFlex breakout group discussions is complex, and has its own guide. Please see: School Agile Classrooms | HyFlex Breakout Guide

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In the meantime, please see the Comprehensive Guide for information about all available functionality.