More great updates to Microsoft Class Teams – Yeah! These new updates include a new Insights layout, Reading Progress phonics assignments, and a ton of updates to the Reflect app, including check-in ideas, simplified emotions, read aloud, breathing exercises, and more.

Want to learn more and see how they work? You’re in luck. Microsoft’s own Mike Tholfsen has made a great video for us to learn from. Check it out below…

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If you are using Microsoft Class Teams, you will want to hear this. There have been two major additions to the Class Team – Home Page and Reflect. The new Home Page link can be found just under your class name and it provides a web page that you can edit freely to provide information and resources to your students.

The other new addition is the Reflect link, just a couple notches down from the Home Page link. If you have been using the Reflect app, you will be happy to know that it is now much easier to access …

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Reading Progress Results

Great news! We now have a support page dedicated to Reading Progress tutorials and resources. Reading Progress is a feature that is integrated into Class Teams assignments and provides an opportunity for students to practice and refine their reading fluency. Teachers can leverage Reading Progress to track students reading fluency and accuracy over time in support of student growth, goals and social emotional needs. Reading Progress is appropriate for Early Learners, English Learners, or any student looking to improve their reading fluency. 

Check out our new support page here.

Take a look at what teachers in FUSD are saying about Reading Progress:

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Reading Progress is a new feature in the Microsoft Class Teams Assignment builder that is designed to help students build confidence and reading fluency through personalized reading experiences. 

Teachers can leverage Reading Progress to connect with students on an individual level, analyze their performance, and identify opportunities for differentiated instruction. A reading passage can be added to a Teams Assignment whereby students then record themselves reading, capturing both audio and video. Then, Microsoft’s AI will analyze the reading fluency and provide instant data insights, that visualize class and individual performance and growth.

Reading Progress is a great opportunity for an at home assignment that provides time …

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The Reflect app is a feature that is now built into Microsoft Class Teams. Reflect is a digital tool that provides opportunities to check-in with students on a personal, academic or social/emotional level. As an owner of a Class Team, teachers’ have the ability to create a Reflect activity in the Posts area of any Team Channel. Students can then respond to the activity through emojis and vocabulary words that help define their emotions. Teachers can then instantly view the responses in a summary format to get a quick glance of the class overall or drill into each student’s individual …

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