Best Whiteboard For Online Tutors

Having tested out several different online whiteboard tools when tutoring online, I was interested to find out if new kid on the block BitPaper was up to scratch. Could BitPaper be the best collaborative online whiteboard for online tutors? Let's find out. 


Getting started

At the moment, BitPaper is completely free and you don't even have to sign up to test out this collaborative whiteboard. Follow these simple steps to get started:

Step 1: Open your Google Chrome or Firefox browser (MacOS Safarai doesn't work so well) 

Step 2: Click on www.bitpaper.io

Step 3: Give your 'Paper' (whiteboard) a name

Step 4: Click Create Paper

That's it. You're now ready to start using the online whiteboard.

The Basics

The first thing you'll see is a short demo video which outlines the key features of Bitpaper:

When you've finished watching the video, click the next button at the bottom of the page to read some useful tips and the manual. Or click CLOSE and start testing out the tools.

You'll quickly discover that to use the more advanced features (like saving your papers) will require signing up. You can sign up in 30 seconds with your Facebook account or email address by simply adding your name, email and a password. 

Bingo! You've just unlocked a bunch of cool features that bring BitPap