Carmen Petrick Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education writes:
I am wanting the use BigBlueButton for my Educational Technology class to video chat with a class of 6th grade students. The 6th graders have netbooks and iPads. Will this be possible?
Also, from the website, I’m not able to figure out how to set up a meeting.
Can’t use Skype, FaceTime, etc. because kids don’t/can’t have usernames and passwords for those tools
Since I can’t think of anything that would work better (i.e., require kids to register for something to get an ID and Password), I continued to pound on Big Blue Button
I created 24 ‘meeting rooms.” find them at
No need to log in yet. I see each of your students assigned to one of these 24 rooms. They click on their room number and see…