All posts by Joshua Moore

Instructional Technology Specialist. Enjoys being creative with technology and eager to chat with you about your ideas for reimagining learning in your classroom. Contact: (425) 837-7186 || moorej@issaquah.wednet.edu || @mooreTOSA

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 ...

Give Yourself a Break and Outfit Your Teach-From-Home Set-Up

School is almost here and we are still in a Remote Learning mode. You have probably spent a lot of time thinking about, learning about and working about improving the experience for your students. However, it is also important to think about your space at home (if you are teaching from home) and what it ...

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 ...

Field Notes – Kristie Bennett and the Importance of Creating Informal Spaces for Planning and Learning

We’re in the midst of some crazy times and we’re also in the midst of a radical shift in our teaching and learning. While this might seem like the time to keep our heads down and stay focused on taking the next right step, here at Bits & Pieces, we also recognize the importance of ...

Field Notes – Relearning How to Talk with Each Other with Stella Jones

We’re in the midst of some crazy times and we’re also in the midst of a radical shift in our teaching and learning. While this might seem like the time to keep our heads down and stay focused on taking the next right step, here at Bits & Pieces, we also recognize the importance of ...

Field Notes – Digital Scavenger Hunts with Josh Berg and Eric Ensey

We’re in the midst of some crazy times and we’re also in the midst of a radical shift in our teaching and learning. While this might seem like the time to keep our heads down and stay focused on taking the next right step, here at Bits & Pieces, we also recognize the importance of ...

Field Notes with Holly Stipe

We’re in the midst of some crazy times and we’re also in the midst of a radical shift in our teaching and learning. While this might seem like the time to keep our heads down and stay focused on taking the next right step, here at Bits & Pieces, we also recognize the importance of ...

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: 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 ...