Miro

Miro is an online whiteboarding tool where students can and staff can add text, images, shapes, pictures, links, videos, comments, and even documents. It is an excellent tool for collaboration, group work, diagramming, studio crits as well as brainstorming and ideation.

example of a miro board
Example of a Miro board

Students can collectively upload materials, post comments, and attach sticky notes to different sections of the board. Many students and staff also use Miro for project management, planning, and giving presentations alongside activities.

Get started with a free educational account at www.miro.com/education, and if you would like training, additional support or have any questions about Miro, please email lccdigitallearning@lcc.arts.ac.uk, or explore the links below.

Basics

This video will show you how to get started with Miro including how to create an account.

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