mfClassrooms is an innovative online platform, created in April 2020 in order to allow every music teacher and student to have individual music lessons from home, enjoying a much higher sound quality than common videoconference platforms, with a frequency response up to 0-20.000 Hertz.
Each Conservatory and Music School can activate an account on mfClassrooms and accredit the selected teachers and students.
Each student and teacher will have a username and password assigned by their Institution, with which they will be able to access their reserved area, where they can plan and carry out their online lessons Each lesson can also be recorded (audio only) or video-recorded on the mfClassrooms server, to be displayed only by the student or teacher.
It is possible to set up the display of the classroom, choosing between "picture in picture" or "half screen" mode.
mfClassrooms also offers a rich interface to manage the electronic register of teacher and student, which can be planned by the teacher.
The teacher can schedule the lesson, or give their availability for a series of slots of dates and times, from which the students can book the most suitable for them and plan the lesson.
The time of each scheduled lesson can be notified to the student by email, at the discretion of the teacher.
15 minutes before the scheduled date and time, the virtual classroom will be available to start the lesson by pressing the respective button in the teacher's reserved area.
The student can only take part in the lesson by pressing the "participate in the lesson" button when the teacher has already started it.
The lesson can start with a maximum delay of 30 minutes from the scheduled time and it can end up to 30 minutes later than the scheduled end.
mfClassrooms guarantees maximum privacy: each institution can open an account for its teachers and students.
Each user (teacher or student) can log in with their username and password provided by their Institution.
The videos are stored on a secure server, and they are accessible only to the student and the teacher.
mfClassrooms is available for all Conservatories, Academies, Music Schools and also for private teachers.
It can be activated by signing a contract with each Institution, the contract provides for the purchase of a prepaid package of hours, which can be as low as 0.99 Euro per hour.
mfClassrooms does not require you to download any software or app, and it works from both PCs, tablets (android and iPad) and Smartphones (Android and iPhone).
It is very easy to use, even for those who are not familiar with computers.
It provides ad hoc adjustments for slow internet connections, so as to preserve the bandwidth for audio quality, reducing only the video quality if necessary.
Each Institution can enter the total number of hours of each teacher, from which the hours taught online can be deducted.
It is also possible for each student to display the total number of hours of lessons planned for their course with each teacher, as well as a report of the lessons already held (with video recording if necessary) and those still to be held.
"Virtual box” of each student, so that the teacher and the student can share documents(.doc or .pdf), audio files (.mp3) and links to videos.
Tracking the actual minutes of the lesson, registering the exact time of the beginning of the lesson, when the student connects to the teacher in the virtual classroom, by pressing the "start lesson" button, and the end of the lesson, when the student leaves the virtual classroom, by pressing the respective button.
Archive of lesson recordings, accessible only by the student and the teacher.
The lesson recording can be activated by either the teacher or the student, with the approval of both of them.
“It is very easy to use, even for those who are not familiar with computers.”