INFO: Go Live Requirements
Before booking a Go Live session make sure you have the feature enabled and the required hardware. See more here
This guide will tell you all you need to know to use Go Live feature. However, if you only want to use Discovery Kit, you can follow the Use a Discovery Kit 7 article here.
What is Go Live?
The ‘Go Live’ feature a solution for observing lessons remotely. It allows you to conduct live coaching sessions from anywhere with a wifi connection; making feedback immediate and effective.
How does it work?
The observer is also able to provide live coaching and feedback to the teacher via the in-ear.
Booking a reflection
On the web platform, go to Reflections -> New Reflection -> Book A Live Reflection.
You can either:
Search for the person you wish to invite and then click Next.
On the following screen, you are able to select the Discovery Kit you want to use as your camera system and then select the time and date for your recording.
1. If you have multiple kits you can select which kit you wish to book out and use
2. This button allows you to change the date
3. The slider is an easy wayto set the start and end time you want to book the device for
4. When you're all set, click Create
TIP: Select an earlier start time than you needWe recommend booking some extra time at the start of your lesson so you can set up the devices and test. The app only allows you to access the reflection 5 minutes before the booked start time.
Coachee: Starting a booked reflection
Go to your devices and if the booked reflection has not appeared yet pull down on the reflections area until it refreshes as shown below.
If the reflection is not green you will need to wait. You are able to access the reflection 5 minutes before the booking. Attach the coaching earpiece over your ear and plug the other end into the port on the cable on the microphone.
If you need to turn up the coaching audio, use the volume buttons on the microphone (on an iPod these buttons are on the side).
Tap on the green banner and log in to your account. You can give your reflection a title and choose whether or not to pair more devices for more video or audio sources. Click here to find out more about the pairing process.
Press Start on the camera devices or Drag to Start on the paired microphones (if using iPods from Discovery Kit 7)
Coach: Starting a booked reflection and providing coaching
At the specified time of the session, log into your IRIS Connect account.
If you have not yet accepted the invite to the session you will need to accept that.
Go to Reflections then press Start Now to watch live.
NOTE: Accessing the reflection before the start time
You won't be able to access the reflection until 5 minutes before the reflection starts
If the browser prompts to access the microphone make sure you click Accept and then refresh your browser.
The coachee will be responsible for starting the recording - as the reflection owner only they can control this, so they always know whether the system is recording or not.
Once the live feed appears on screen you can start coaching by clicking the in-ear coaching button.
You can adjust the audio of the coachee using the Speaker Volume slider.
You can add comments to the reflection live in the usual way
Instructional Video - Go Live Coaching with Discovery Kit 7