Inside of a team in Microsoft Teams, you can create channels, which provide ways for smaller groups to communicate and collaborate.
- [Narrator] In order to keep your class more organized,…you can create different channels.…Let's take a look at what channels are,…where they're located and how we can create new ones.…On the left-hand side,…we'll take a look at my Biology 101 class.…Going to double-click on this…and it will bring up this main page, which is Conversations.…Now, next to my Biology 101 class, I have this arrow,…which allows me to open and close a sub-menu.…And underneath that will be individual channels…within my class.…By default, there's one title already created…and it's titled General.…
This will act as the main page for your class.…These channels are essentially groups within your class…that allow you to organize and compartmentalize…your communication and resources.…You do have the option to create more channels…and there are many possible uses for them.…For instance, when doing a group project,…you could create a channel…for individual groups of students.…This would allow students in that particular group…to communicate and share resources…
Join Oliver Schinkten as helps you get started using Microsoft Teams for your classroom. He shows how to organize your class and classwork using channels and tabs, and then demonstrates how to add and manage learning activities. He covers working with students, the grading process, and communicating using meetings and chat sessions. He also explains how to integrate with OneNote Notebooks to create lessons plans that can be quickly disseminated to students.
- Accessing Microsoft Teams
- Creating a class
- Customizing class settings
- Adding students to a class
- Adding tabs and channels
- Adding resources using connectors
- Chatting with students
- Managing student communication
- Starting a meeting
- Getting alerts about activities
- Sharing files and resources
- Distributing and grading assignments