new teams update

As you may know, the new Microsoft Teams desktop app has been available to upgrade on your devices in the recent weeks. We have some important new updates regarding the permanent switch to the New Microsoft Teams that you will want to know.

Opt-In Until March 19, 2024

The new Teams desktop app is currently available for you to switch on at your convenience. You will find the opt-in switch at the top left corner of the Teams app. All users, including students and staff will be switched to the New Teams app on March 19, 2024. This will give us the …

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Are you using Microsoft Class Teams to engage your students in a digital space? If so, you’ll love the new features that Microsoft Teams EDU has to offer! In this post, I’ll share with you some of the amazing tools that you can use to enhance your students’ learning experience and make your life easier.

One of the most useful features is the ability to create and manage assignments in Teams. In addition to Word documents, PowerPoint slides, and other files, you can now have students annotate a PDF file using drawing tools. You can also now send reminders to your …

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Reading Progress is an amazing digital tool that can used by students to practice and improve reading fluency. As part of Class Teams assignments, Reading Progress has been growing and developing into a robust tool that can also check for comprehension and reading expression. One of the challenges with using Reading Progress in the classroom has been the background noise that can occur within a student’s reading recording.

To address this, Microsoft has added in a background noise suppression tool. In addition to this exciting new feature, they have added the ability to turn off the auto-detect review tool and …

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Microsoft Class Teams provides teachers with an amazing digital hub for student activities and engagement. The good folks at Microsoft have been working over the summer to provide even more new features in Class Teams, and they are available now for all Fresno Unified School District teachers.

These new features include Classwork, Quick Actions for educators, Reflect updates, Learning Accelerator button in Assignments, and more. Our favorite enhancements include Classwork and the Reflect updates. Check out the great tutorial below created by Microsoft’s own Mike Tholfsen.

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Over the summer, Microsoft announced the addition of Classwork for all Class Teams. Classwork is a new feature in Class Teams that allows teachers to create and organize class resources, including Assignments, web links, files, OneNote Class Notebook pages, and Teams channels. It’s like building out a module or unit of study that contains multiple resources and student tasks. You could also use it to create a choice board of tasks to personalize the learning. With Classwork, you can curate a view of content and resources that will help your students navigate the tasks and see everything in one place. 

Wondering …

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