Online Synchronous tools

Zoom

Zoom is a real-time synchronous tool used for virtual classroom environments for online learning and meetings in a collaborative environment. Zoom is a cloud platform using a modern and intuitive interface for up to 300 participants.  

Zoom allows you to talk online in real-time, chat via text online, share presentations, videos, applications, and iPad/iPhone screens. You can use zoom for discussions, brainstorming (using whiteboard), group work by using breakout groups or private sessions, instant polling, staff to student catchups, online lectures or tutorials, and student collaboration spaces. 

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is an online communication and collaboration platform. The teams you create and the channels within make it easy to work with your colleagues or teammates, and stay up to date in the workgroups that matter to you.

In MS Teams, File storage, collaboration, instant messaging, team conversations, and video meetings live together in a single shared workspace. Accessible for both teachers and students, functionality can be integrated across your devices on Windows, Android, MacOS, iOS, and on the Web.