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Easily Share and Store Teams Meeting Videos

Like a lot of things this pandemic, the sharing and storing of Teams Meetings videos has changed, changed again and, has now changed, yet again. This time, the change is for the better and brings us back to where things were right before the pandemic, which is to say, that videos are now stored inside ...

Live Transcription Coming to Teams

Microsoft Teams will soon improve upon it’s already great accessibility features by adding the option for users to view a live transcript and speaker attribution. So let’s start with speaker attribution. When closed captioning is turned on, users will now also see the name and avatar of the person speaking next to the caption. This ...

Teams Hacks

When routine bites hard And ambitions are low And resentment rides high But emotions won’t grow And we’re changing our ways Taking different roads Love, love will tear us apart again Love, love will tear us apart again – From ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart by Joy Division   Teams is really great (I think) ...

Teams: End of Year Checklist

The end of the year is fast approaching. As you begin to wind down the year, please take a few minutes to work through this checklist and prepare your teams to be archived. Please note that there is an extra step for class teams that you created (rather than the ones created for you.) Useful ...

New Features in Teams

  More Video Feeds Microsoft has begun rolling out some new features for Microsoft Teams. As you can see above, one of those new features is that Teams will now support up to 9 video feeds! This is the first step in moving beyond the 2 X 2 grid that Teams was limited to previously. ...

ISTE Empowered Learner: Student Learning in Action

The ISTE standards are perhaps more important now than ever as we are all diving into the technology world of education. This year, your Building Tech Series will highlight an ISTE standard each month and we are kicking off with Empowered Learner. Empowered Learner sets a goal for “Students [to] leverage technology to take an ...

Quick Start with Teams

If you haven’t tried Teams and are interested in trying now, check out the Quick Start Guide below. Teams lets you share files easily, have rich discussions around those files and comes with a bunch of other features that are great for the digital classroom, including an end-to-end assignments tool (distribute and collect assignments digitally) ...

My Week with Meetings in Teams

Over the past couple of weeks, all of us have found ourselves learning new ways to do the things we used to do. That is certainly the case for how we meet and work together now. Since schools closed, all of us have been scrambling to find ways to continue our collaborative efforts with colleagues ...

Teams: Use Insights to Get Data on Student Engagement

  Microsoft Teams is great for interacting and engaging with students but it can be a little hard to know how much they are interacting and using Teams. Sure there are some obvious ways to check on how engaged your students are in Teams (cough, cough Assignments) but those are proxies at best. Fortunately, Microsoft ...

Record Your Teams Meeting (without students)

You may be looking for screen recording options or ways to asynchronously record a lesson for your students. While we are discouraging recording meetings held with students in Teams, you can record your own “meeting” to post content directly in the team for students to access in their own time. Whether recording or hosting meetings ...