SchoolTube Tutorials & User Guides

Quick Start Guide
Quick Start Guide
Learn the SchoolTube basics: Creating a personal channel, uploading  videos, publishing and sharing videos, and how to caption videos. The Quick Start Guide will help you start and maximize your SchoolTube experience.
The quick start guide
Video Upload
Uploading Videos: Teachers & Moderators

Learn how to upload videos under a teacher or moderator account.

How to upload videos
Channel Management
Create & Manage Channels

Channels and channel playlists are where your videos are made public. Channels also control the privacy settings for your videos. If you are new to SchoolTube first learn about how to create and edit your channel. Then learn how to upload videos (next tutorial below). Channel playlists are sequences of videos within a channel. A channel playlist can be shared independent of the channel.

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Adding Videos to Channel
Adding Videos to a Channel
There are two ways to add videos to a channel, directly following a new video upload and by publishing existing videos to your channel. Learn how to add videos to your channel by watching this video.
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Add Contributors to Channel
Add Contributors or Members to a Channel

Increase the utility of your channel, by learning how to add students or staff as contributors or members your channel. As members, you can track their video viewership under your channel analytics.

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Editing Thumbnail
Editing a Video Thumbnail

There are 3 options for editing a video thumbnail. Creating a proper thumbnail helps encourage video viewing. Learn how to edit a video thumbnail by watching this tutorial.

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Creating a YouTube Play-Through

YouTube videos can be played through SchoolTube. In doing so, the video is not downloaded from YouTube, but played through an YouTube API within SchoolTube. Learn how to set up YouTube play-through by watching this video.

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Capture Thumbnail
Capture & Express Capture Overview

The most useful tool on SchoolTube is Capture, which allows you to create great-looking videos right from your device and save them directly in your channel. 

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Editing Channel Banner Image
Channel Banner Image Editing

The banner or header image of your channel can be a custom image or default to the thumbnail of a video or playlist within your channel. Learn how to customize the banner image of your channel by watching this short video.

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Adding Captions
Learn how to add captions to your videos. All videos shared on a school website should be captioned for ADA compliance. SchoolTube offers machine captioning with self-edit capabilities. You can also upload caption files from other sources.
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Sharing-Embedding Videos
Sharing & Embedding Videos
Learn how videos can be shared by their URL, embedded into web pages and shared by publishing in a channel or playlist.
How videos can be shared
Video Quiz
Creating a Video Quiz

Add a Quiz, Comments, or Hot Spots to a Video

Create video quiz by adding adding yes/no, true/false, or multiple choice questions to a video. Or, add comments or attention-getting hot spots to a video to help with understanding and communications. Learn how the SchoolTube quiz engine works with this tutorial video.

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Embedable Playlist
Understanding Playlists

Independent vs Channel Playlists

There are two types of playlists on SchoolTube: independent vs channel. An independent playlist can shared by embedding into a web page. A channel playlist is used to organize videos under a channel. Learn the difference and how to create independent or channel playlists by watching this video.

Learn the difference
Deleting Videos
Deleting Videos

When a video is no longer needed, please delete it. Learn how to delete your videos on SchoolTube by watching this video.

How to delete?
SchoolTube Channel Playlist Tutorial
Create a Playlist in a Channel

Learn how to organize and share videos within a channel as a playlist. 

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Reorder Playlist
Add, Reorder, Delete Playlist Videos
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Quick Start Guide
Creating Videos with SchoolTube Capture

SchoolTube Capture & Express capture allows you to create great-looking videos right from your device and save them to your channel. One-stop video production.

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Deleting a Channel
Deleting a Channel

Learn how to delete unneeded channels. Deleting a channel does not delete the videos under the channel, a channel is just an organized view to videos under your user account. 

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Login-Reset
Login & Password Reset

From the SchoolTube home page, click on Guest, then enter your User Name and password. Be sure to enter your User Name and not your email, if they are different.

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Adding attachments
Add Attachments

Share additional information with your videos by learning how to add downloadable attachments such as PDF's, PowerPoint presentations, Word Doc, and other file formats.

And use a list to:

  • Enliven your copy
  • Expand on the details
  • Encourage conversions
  • It really is that easy.
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Tech Support
SchoolTube Technical Support

For additional assistance or to report a site performance or error, please contact SchoolTube technical support. Support hours are 7am-7pm M-F, excluding manger holidays.

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SchoolTube Video Download Function
Download Video Function

Learn how to download your videos from SchoolTube.

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