The current global environment has forced us to rethink how we deliver curriculum content to our students through remote learning environments. During times such as this, online, collaborative environments are key in ensuring teachers and students stay connected.
Microsoft Teams provides a collaborative hub, bringing together all of the necessary features needed for remote learning - virtual meeting spaces, chat, shared files, shared Class OneNote, assignments and a range of interactive apps such as Flipgrid.
The features and functionality of Microsoft Teams is vast so identifying what is 'essential' is a good place to start when transitioning to an online teaching and learning space. My three essentials within Teams are:
There are two ways to meet in Microsoft Teams - scheduling a meeting event in your calendar or using the Meet Now option in the 'Posts' workspace. View my short tutorial below to see how you can get started...
The 'Post' or 'Conversation' space in Teams is a great space for teachers and students to interact. See how to get the best out of this space below...
Assigning and marking work is easy with Assignments. View my quick tutorial on how to get started with assignments below:
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