What users are saying:
“We use Sococo as a framework in which we can all meet and work today. This is our community building, and it’s entirely virtual. I don’t actually have to go to the university to work or interact effectively and spontaneously with my students. Sococo gives me the freedom to communicate with my students and colleagues from all over the world in a rather organized and systematic way.”
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Sococo work?
Sococo brings students and teachers together in an online classroom with your video conferencing tools all in one place. Teachers and students are represented by avatars in the Sococo classroom map. You can move from room to room by clicking on the map. Start a video session using the links at the top of the map. Sococo is the easy way to bring everyone together for class.
How does it simplify video conferencing?
You can integrate Zoom, Webex, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams and designate persistent video links specific to a classroom. You won’t have to send invites or remember different links for different times. Just initiate the video link and all the students in a room can accept it and join the video call.
Can I integrate the collaboration software we already use at my school with Sococo?
Yes, Sococo easily integrates with Zoom, Webex, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams.
Can I record our Sococo classroom sessions so students who miss class can catch up asynchronously?
If you use Zoom, Webex, or Google Meet and your accounts have recording enabled, you can record the lesson/class session and then share with students for viewing later.
Can I choose how to visually set up my school’s map?
Yes, choose from several different school layouts. For an additional fee, we can create a customized layout for your school.
Not all my students are well resourced at home. What is needed to come to school in Sococo?
All you need to come to school in your Sococo workspace is an internet connection and an up-to-date Chrome web browser. You can also click here to download our desktop app (available for Mac OSX, Windows, and Linux) or our mobile app to take your class with you when you’re on the go.
How is Sococo different from just using Zoom or Google Classroom?
Video conferencing and chat solutions may allow you to communicate with your students and colleagues, but they don’t allow you to connect. Communication via these tools is often asynchronous, overly structured, and formal. You have to “arrange” to use them. Instead, learning side-by-side in your online Sococo school allows you to collaborate in real time, hold ad-hoc meetings, and connect more spontaneously and casually with students and other teachers throughout the day, like you would in real life. Sococo easily integrates with Zoom, Webex, and Google Meet so you can bring them into your Sococo instance and get the best of both. When you go to school in Sococo, you don’t just communicate; you learn together.
How many students can Sococo accommodate?
You can bring as many students to school in your Sococo classroom as you’d like. We have a variety of online school maps available with different room capacities, so you can build one classroom or an entire virtual school building to make room for everyone.
What type of hardware does Sococo require?
Sococo works on laptops, desktops, tablets, and phones. All you need to come to school in your Sococo workspace is an internet connection and an up-to-date Chrome web browser. You can also click here to download our desktop app (available for Mac OSX, Windows, and Linux) or our mobile app to take your class with you when you’re on the go.
What does Sococo cost?
Sococo pricing is based on the number of users you bring to school in your space. Click here for more detailed pricing information.
Can we try it out before deciding to make a commitment?
Absolutely. Create your online school/class and try it out for 14 days for free. Get started here.
*Customized maps are available for an additional fee.