Teacher & kid friendly
An interactive kid-friendly environment
Koala is a fun and collaborative learning space where your students will excel and flourish.See how it works
In Koala, the teacher has full control over what actions the students can and can't do.See how it works
Everything in one place
You can do everything with Koala - upload PDF's, create sticky notes, or use your favorite programs such as Wordwall, Whizzimo, and Jamboard.See how it works
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Do I always have the same link to invite my students or does it change?
Yes, you always have the same link. It’s one link you can share with all your students. It does not change.
To get your link, go to Koala Go Classroom > Invite Student > Copy the link
Does my invite link depend on the activity I am in?
No, your link is always the same, regardless of which activity you’re in.
How do I add images to Koala Go?
You can simply drag and drop images into Koala Go classroom.
How to request a new feature for Koala Go?
We love to hear from you about what features can make the product better. Please add your feature request at this page by creating a post. Note that you can also upvote existing feature requests. Posted by other users.
What are the minimum system requirements to support Koala Go?
A stable connection.
Downlink speed: 1Mbps+
Uplink speed: 1 Mbps+
A device with a browser
Are all browsers supported?
Not yet. Today we do not support the Wechat embedded browser and the Samsung Android browser. Here are the browsers that we recommend:
If you're on PC: Please use Chrome, Edge or Brave
On Mac: Chrome, Edge or Brave
On Chromebook: Chrome
On iPad: Safari
My student’s parents don’t speak English. Do you have any parent guides in Chinese that I can send them to help with onboarding?
Yes, one of the tutors, Sarah, from our wonderful Koala Go tutor community made a comprehensive parent guide in Chinese with both Chinese and English subtitles: https://youtu.be/kY4taV2vzOs. She even posted the video on BiliBili, the Chinese video website, so that parents can access the videos without restriction: https://www.bilibili.com/video/BV1UP411X7HC
How does the Koala Go invoicing system work? What are the benefits of invoicing using Koala Go?
Parents from any country can pay in their local currency, using popular local payment methods (such as credit cards in the US or WeChat in China). Tutors get paid through their preferred methods amongs PayPal, Venmo, or Square Cash. That’s how simple it is! Your business will be streamlined and you can focus on growing it. Tutor Caitlin made this wonderful video to explain the benefits and how to have the conversation with the parents. Video link: https://youtu.be/fjxmf24oj6Q
Can I send an invoice with Koala Go even if I don't use it for teaching?
Anyone can send an invoice with Koala Go. Whether you use it to teach or not.
- Go to https://classroom.teachwithkoala.com/
- Sign in with gmail or any email
- Click on the avatar in the top right menu
- Click on “Send Invoice”
- Follow the process and send your invoice
Do I need a Koala Pro package to use invoicing?
No, you can invoice through Koala even if you don’t teach on Koala.
If I already have a Standard Stripe account, do I still need an Express account connected to Koala?
Yes, you still need an Express account, but it’ll take just 3 minutes to set it up 🙂 And you won’t ever have to manage Stripe again!
Which country does my bank need to be in to use an Express Stripe account?
As of Jun 2022, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, and USA.
I don’t have a website. Can I still get a Stripe Express account?
Yes, you can choose to enter a business description instead of a website.
What if I live in a country that is not supported by Stripe?
You can continue to use the existing invoicing system and get paid via PayPal.
Why does it look like my avatar is walking in slow motion in Playground?
This is likely because your hardware acceleration is off in your browser. If you are using Google Chrome, follow these instructions to turn hardware acceleration on
I already have a Stripe account. Can I use this existing one or do I need to create a new one?
Unfortunately, you'll need to create a new Stripe account with us.
Why haven’t I received my payment yet on Stripe?
It can take up to a week for automatic payouts. You can request a payout immediately on your Stripe dashboard.
If I sell an activity on the marketplace, what's the total fee?
Koala takes a 15% fee from Koala Go marketplace sales and Stripe takes a flat fee of $0.30 and 2.9%.
Below is an example for an activity that creator A sells on the marketplace for $24.
The buyer pays $24 with a credit card, then:
Stripe will take 30 cents flat fee + 2.9% of $24 => Stripe fee = $1
Koala will take 15% of $24 which is $3.6
Creator A gets the rest which is 24-3.6-1 = $19.4
Note: If buyer is outside of the US, Stripe takes 3.9% instead of 2.9%