As you know, Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool for collaboration and instruction. Teams is now the flagship application within Office 365. What would we do without it? How did we get work done prior to this amazing app?

Well, it’s fun to reflect on how things have changed in our workflow, but that’s not what we are writing about today. Instead, we write this post to share yet more new features of Microsoft Teams for this fall. These new features include scheduling your chat messages, sending video messages in chat, CTRL+F to search chat history, new whiteboard features, and new …

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together mode

As you know, we use Teams Meetings on a regular basis to connect with colleagues and conduct virtual meetings. Well, you’ll be happy to know that there are 10 new updates to Teams Meetings, including Collaborative Annotation, Speaker Coach, Together Mode for All, Cameo in PowerPoint Live Meetings, Content Pop-Out, new Polling options, and lots more.

My personal favorite is probably Together Mode for All, which allows me to set Together Mode for everyone in the meeting. As a presenter, I also like Speaker Coach, which helps be improve my online speaking skills. Which new feature will be your favorite? …

Read more New Teams Meeting Features – Summer 2022

meeting options

Meeting organizers and teachers can now choose from three chat settings to help create a safe and inclusive meeting environment. Chats can be “Disabled”, preventing the organizer and participants from using the meeting chat. Alternatively, they can be set to “Only during the meeting”, allowing participants to send messages only during the meeting and the organizer to send messages at any time. Lastly, the default will be set to “Enabled”, allowing chats for all meeting attendees at any time. In addition, you can also choose whether or not to allow reactions during the meeting. Note: This is applicable to meeting scheduled in …

Read more New Meeting Chat Moderation Settings in Microsoft Teams

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