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How to Record a Class Story Video

Web, iOS, Android

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Parents love seeing moments from class, and now they can see them in motion!  Teachers can post short video of students working in groups, giving a presentation, or learning on a field trip through Class Story or Student Story.  

Recording videos is easy on our iOS and Android apps!  This feature is not currently available on the ClassDojo website.

  

iOS

  1. Open your class
  2. Tap the "Stories" icon at the bottom of your class screen  
  3. Tap on the camera icon next to the compose stories box  IMG_0122.PNG
  4. Hold down the white circle button to record your video.   You can release the button at any time to stop the recording.      
  5. Tap on the "Aa" button in upper right corner to write a message.  When you're done, tap the "Aa" button again                                                            
  6. Tap the "Share to Class Story" button at the bottom of the screen to share to Class Story or Select Students to share to Student Story                                         00ios_class_story.png
  7. For Class Story, tap the blue arrow button at the bottom of the screen to post.  For Student Story, tap each student you want included (tagged) in the post.  Please note:  Only tagged students will see this post

Record from the camera button on the toolbar - Sharing to Various Stories 

  1. Open your class
  2. Tap the large circle at the bottom of the screen 
  3. Hold down the white circle button to record your video.   You can release the button at any time to stop the recording.  Take a picture by tapping and releasing the button. 
  4. Tap on the "Aa" button in upper right corner to write a message.  When you're done, tap the "Aa" button again                                                            
  5. Tap the "Share to Class Story" button at the bottom of the screen to share to Class Story or Select Students to share to Student Story                                         00ios_class_story.png
  6. For Class Story, tap the blue arrow button at the bottom of the screen to post.  For Student Story, tap each student you want included (tagged) in the post.  Please note:  Only tagged students will see this post

 

 

From the Android

  1. Open your class
  2. Tap on the "Class Story" icon at the bottom of your screen  
  3. Tap on the camera/camcorder icon next to the compose stories box  Android_class_story.png 
  4. Tap on the red camcorder icon
  5. Tap the red circle button to record a video.  Press it again to stop recording.  You can record up to 15 seconds.  The recording will automatically stop after 15 seconds
  6. Tap the screen and tap the play button to view the video you've just taken.  If you're happy with it, tap the check mark.  The "X" will allow you to re-record your video. 
  7. Enter a caption for your video and press "Post"    

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Record from the camera button on the toolbar - Sharing to Class or Student Story

  1.  Open your class
  2. Tap the "Stories" icon at the bottom of your class screen  
  3. Tap on the camera icon at the bottom of the screen                android_video_post.png
  4. Tap the red camcorder icon
  5. Tap the red circle button to record a video.  Press it again to stop recording.  You can record up to 15 seconds.  The recording will automatically stop after 15 seconds
  6. Click "Next" in the top right corner
  7. Tap the screen and tap the play button to view the video you've just taken.  If you're happy with it, tap the check mark.  The "X" will allow you to re-record your video. 
  8. Enter a caption for your video and press "Next"
  9. Select where you'd like your post to be published.  Options include Class Story (for all connected parents) or Student Stories (visible to those tagged).  Note: Student Story posts are private and can only be seen by the students (and their parents) tagged in the post.  However, when sharing to multiple students, all parents can see the video, as well as the names of the other students tagged in the "Views" section
  10. Tap "Post" in the top right corner to submit

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