As teachers, leaders, and volunteers, it’s important to us that our people are safe whether in person or virtually. But it seems that in this day and age, there are dangers everywhere—especially online.

Here are a few helpful articles to help support you in securing an online classroom.

Securing Your Virtual Classroom

In this article by Zoom, you’ll discover some best practices including

  • locking your classroom,
  • controlling who can share their screen,
  • using the Waiting Room Zoom feature,
  • locking the chat,
  • removing people (if it should come to that), and
  • knowing the security options.

Read the Zoom article here.

How to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Zoom Event

Similar to the article above, this Zoom article dives deeper into keeping uninvited people out of your virtual classroom or event. Read it here!

Ways to Ensure a Secure Meeting Experience

With steps for what to do before, during, and after your classroom or event Zoom call—this article will help you and your leaders feel reassured with how to make sure the technology you’re using is safe for your students.

You can read the article here and get a step-by-step overview for what to do.

Helpful Ministry Spark Articles

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