KOALA HOW-TO VIDEOS
Teach With Koala! - Orton Gillingham literacy class
Welcome To This amazing Koala Class Room Session!
How To Use Full Screen Mode And What That Does To Student's Avatars in Koala!
In this Video, You'll learn how to access the full-screen mode and find out what it does to student's avatars.
Teacher Stories - Episode 01
Welcome to the Teacher Stories Episode! This is our very first episode, and on this we had a great interview with Jenna, who is also a teacher.
How To Upload PDF Documents To The Web Browser in Koala
In this video we'll learn how to upload PDF documents to the web browser in Koala!
How To Save Classes & Manage Saved Classes in Koala
In this Video, You'll learn how you can save classes and also manage your saved classes in Koala.
How to download and install Koala
In just a few steps, you can download and get started
in your Koala classroom.
How To Use Word Wall In Koala!
In this video we'll learn how to use Word Wall in Koala!
How to move around, draw, and use the
Learn how you can use the basic functions in your
How to customize your avatar
You can make your avatar your own with ease.
How to invite a student into your classroom
A unique room name is all you need to invite your students into your classroom
Which version of Koala should I use?
Teachers should use the Mac or Windows app, which will provide functionalities that the web browser version does not have. Students can use either platforms or the browser version.
Why use Koala over Zoom, Google Classroom, or other apps?
Koala is a more engaging and powerful alternative than Zoom. You can still use Google Classroom, Seesaw, Wordwall, Whizzimo, or whatever web app you prefer in your Koala virtual classroom. Our development process is centered around teachers and students. We work with our teacher community to implement features they need and listen to our students to keep Koala fun!
Are we able to customize our Koala classroom?
Yes, a major advantage of Koala is to allow the teacher to customize their classroom. We are working on creating more useful tools and interactive objects in-game for our users.
Is it possible to use extensions while using the browser in Koala?
Currently, Chrome extensions (i.e. Adblock) are not available in the Koala browser.
I hear an echo while using Koala. How do I fix this?
To get the best audio quality, it is recommended everyone in the classroom wear headphones. If anyone isn’t wearing headphones, an echo might be present.
Why am I having connectivity issues when my internet speed is good?
There’s a wide variety of reasons why you may be experiencing issues while using Koala. Having a good internet connection is paramount, but the connection may not be reliable (packet drops). Occasionally, if you’re using the school WiFi, you may not be able to start the app as schools need websites to be whitelisted. If that is the case, you should ask your IT department to whitelist the following address:
The video besides the avatar is quite small, is it possible to enlarge it?
Enlarging the camera is only available in full browser mode.
Does Koala currently support Chromebooks and iPads?
Koala supports Chromebooks for students, but your student will need to connect a mouse. Koala currently does not support iPads. We hope to have an iPad app in early 2021.
How To Use The Marker Tool In Koala!
In This Episode of Teach With Koala! We'll learn how to use the marker tool to write anything you want to, in a variety of colours