Microsoft Teams for Education
Microsoft Teams Basics for District Students & Families - Get Connected Today!
Below you will find video resources that will allow you and your child to get up and running with the basic features of Microsoft Teams so that they can begin communicating with their teacher immediately. To the right, you will find Quick Reference Guides that will provide additional District specific support as you are guided through the videos below. Directly below the Quick Reference Guides, you will find additional Microsoft Teams resources to further increase your knowledge. If you or your child have any questions regarding Microsoft Teams, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your concern(s) and someone will follow up with you.
What is Microsoft Teams for Education
Teams for Education is the platform our teachers use to stay connected with students while in and out of the classroom. District teachers have Teams automatically rostered for each of their courses, and students are automatically enrolled in Teams for each of their courses. Teachers can conduct check-ins (via chat and video) with students and families, provide one-on-one or small group assistance for those who need more support, conduct whole-class discussions or lessons, and assign and provide feedback on submitted assignments. If your child does not have access to a smartphone, tablet or computer, ask your child's teacher for the local 313 telephone number needed to join their regularly scheduled class support sessions. If you would like to download the Microsoft Teams app click this link or you could go directly to the Microsoft teams app by clicking here.