When the teacher clicks the Chat icon the blank Chat window appears.
Using chat discussion to get plenary feedback 1
Once the teacher clicks the Enable icon the chat session becomes active and the window changes to show coloured backgrounds.

If you are conducting a whole class session then click on the A icon at the top left of the Chat window and the whole top section will turn blue.
Using chat to see who is the fastest student to respond 1
Type your question into the text box at the bottom of the window and then click the Send icon.

Your text will be shown to all the students and they can enter their individual response. As each student responds your chat window will update to display their answer.
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In this example you can see that predhead answered first and also answered correctly!

Bring that element of competition into your lessons!

Visit the Sanako Study instruction video site to see this feature described in action.