A second camera opens up some incredibly interesting and efficient ways to teach students online with virtual classrooms.

Tutors focused on literacy or math that can provide students with a Doc Cam can make it effortless to get what a student is writing on a physical piece of paper onto the digital whiteboard.


  1. Ensure your secondary camera is properly connected with your computer (i.e. it might use a USB cord)

  2. Click Screen Options (bottom right corner)

  3. Choose Whiteboard Cam

  4. Select Second (preferred) Camera

  5. Click Launch

The chosen webcam will display on the main section of the whiteboard.

#protip You can use the annotation on the video in the whiteboard itself to really collaborate with your student.

#protip You can change between which camera you use for your side and the whiteboard video.

Using a second camera can also work really well for music tutors who want to show their instruments.

#protip The tutor can switch easily between this whiteboard tab and any others in the virtual classroom.

Troubleshooting Tip: Refresh the webpage or ensure the camera is properly installed if you do not see your preferred option.

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