Key shortcuts when teaching in Zoom
Change to Views
Turn off sound / video
Alt+A: Toggles the audio on/off (note, you need to have first joined with audio)
Alt+V: Toggles the video on/off
See more students
Page up/ Page Down: If you have a large class, navigate between different screens of students using the Page Up and Page Down keys. By default, Zoom has 25 individuals per page (although this can be increased to 49) – these keys allow you to flip to the next page of students.
Alt+M: Toggles muting/unmuting everyone else – can be useful if someone has their mic on with background noise. (only available if you are the meeting host)
Display/hide participants panel
Alt+U: Display/hide the Participants Panel – useful if you have a disconnected student trying to re-enter the class.
Other potentially useful shortcuts
Alt-P: Pause the video recording
Alt-Y: Raising or lowering your hand
Alt+H: Hide/show the chat panel
While the above shortcuts are likely to be the key ones that you need when teaching, Zoom has many other shortcuts. Making sure to remember the above list though will go a long way in making your class run smoother!
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