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Sharing Rubrics in Teams and Classroom

Sharing Rubrics in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams allows you to add a rubric to an assignment. You can also share your rubrics with other teachers. Google Classroom Create an assignment in Google Classroom with a rubric. Locate the assignment on the Stream. Click on the stripe to expand the preview of the assignment. FROM THE PREVIEW find the rubric indicator and click… Read More »Sharing Rubrics in Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Stream Securely Store Videos

Securely Share Videos with Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream is available for O365 subscribers. Stream is a place to store and upload your videos when YouTube is not a good solution. Stream videos are by default private to the school (organization). Microsoft Teams Meeting recordings are automatically saved to Microsoft Stream. Videos for students are ad free and free from video suggestions at the end of the… Read More »Securely Share Videos with Microsoft Stream

Default View Attachments

NEW in Teams – Attachments are View by Default

Digital is different, we don’t replace the copy machine with digital copies. In fact, I try to avoid like the plague assigning myself digital paperwork. Before today the default when you added documents to an assignment in Microsoft Teams was “Students edit their own copy.” I definitely use this sometimes. But not all the time and not even half the… Read More »NEW in Teams – Attachments are View by Default

Microsoft Teams Meeting: Setting Students as Attendees

By default when you add participants to a Teams Meeting they are added as presenters. This poses an issue since students can mute each other, remove each other from the Meeting and stop the recording. Use Calendar When creating a Meeting with your students go to Calendar in Microsoft Teams. Set the date and time. Choose the channel you want… Read More »Microsoft Teams Meeting: Setting Students as Attendees

Get Started with Microsoft Teams

Get Started with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is the perfect tool for learning be it in person or remote. If your school is using Office 365 get started with interacting with your students through Teams. Teams allows you to create assignments, give feedback, see student work BEFORE they submit and after, give a score, and most importantly to connect and interact with your students. In… Read More »Get Started with Microsoft Teams

Why O365 Immersive Reader

Why O365… Because Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader Helps Our Struggling Students Google has awesome tools. Microsoft has awesome tools. Both are free. Why not set up both accounts to take advantage of the best innovation to help our students. Right now, Immersive Reader is a big deal for helping our students. Immersive Reader is a free tool that uses proven techniques to improve reading for… Read More »Why O365… Because Immersive Reader

5 Things to check out in Word Online

5 Things to Try in Word Online

Try Using Word Online If your school uses O365 then Word is one of your available tools for teaching. While in general I would like to encourage you to use anything else besides a text document, constraints force creativity, here are 5 things worth checking out in Word Online 1) Editor This is a new feature so if you don’t… Read More »5 Things to Try in Word Online

4 things to check out microsoftedu

4 Things to Know About #MicrosoftEDU

What is Microsoft Doing in Education? What does Microsoft offer for education? Lots! Here are a few things to know. 1) Microsoft Teams Teams is often referred to as a Slack alternative for businesses. What gets overlooked is that EDU accounts have an assignments portion. Go to office.com and click on Teams. You can also get there directly at teams.microsoft.com.… Read More »4 Things to Know About #MicrosoftEDU

Create Channels in Microsoft Teams

Teams: Adding Channels

Add Channels to Your Microsoft Teams Class Microsoft Teams is how you communicate digitally with your class. In your Teams app set up a class and start sharing information and assigning work. Channels “Channels are dedicated sections within a team to keep conversations organized by specific topics, projects, disciplines” Click on the 3 dots next to the class title to… Read More »Teams: Adding Channels