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Microsoft Teams: New Conversation

One of my favorite things about Microsoft Teams is the Posts tab on the General channel (or in any channel!) Teams creates conversations that allow for Teams to be more than a place to dump assignments. Use the “New conversation” button to start a new conversation. Reply or New Conversation The “New conversation” button is cleverly added to the bottom… Read More »Microsoft Teams: New Conversation

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

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

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

Microsoft teams add a file

Microsoft Teams: Add a File

Add a File to a Microsoft Teams Assignment When creating assignments in Microsoft Teams you can add a file, such as PowerPoint. No kidding you’re thinking. BUT WAIT! Here is a feature I have always wanted, I can add a blank file from scratch! Add Resources When creating an assignment, click on “Create resources” underneath the instructions box. New File… Read More »Microsoft Teams: Add a File