Transform Learning of Microsoft Teams

Learn the basics of teaching students with Microsoft Teams for communication and collaboration, streamlined file sharing, and Class Notebooks. In Teams, bring all of the tools of teaching and learning together in one place.

Learn about Microsoft Teams and how it can be used in classrooms and schools.

Learning Objective

  • Understand what Microsoft Teams is and how it can be used in classrooms and schools
  • Understand the different types of Teams
  • Learn how to create a Team and channels within a Team, including private channels
  • Learn how to navigate within a Team and manage the Team’s permissions
  • Learn how to upload/create Files, start and reply to conversations, and post announcements
  • Learn how to use the built-in OneNote notebook as well as add additional apps that can be used in Teams
  • Learn how to create an assignment and Form within Teams

ISTE Educator Standards

  • Designer 5a – Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs
  • Designer 5b – Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning
  • Designer 5c – Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning
  • Facilitator 6b – Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field
  • Analyst 7b – Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction

ISTE Education Leader Standards

  • Empowering Leader 3c – Inspire a culture of innovation and collaboration that allows the time and space to explore and experiment with digital tools
  • Empowering Leader 3d – Support educators in using technology to advance learning that meets the diverse learning, cultural, and social-emotional needs of individual students