Hey hey, friends! As we have been assisting a large number of teachers with Teams, we have seen a pattern emerge. Teachers are finding these 5 Teams assignment features super handy when organizing lesson content and trying to stay organized and efficient.
Top 5 Teams Assignment Features
Utilize the add category feature when creating a Teams assignment. This adds quick visual organization to your assignments.
#2 Editable work copy
Add templates to student assignments with resources. Teams can make an editable copy for each student! This makes completing work easy.
Student steps: #1 Click the resource #2 Complete the template #3 Click Turn In
Old school student steps: #1 Go to OneDrive and access shared doc #2 edit the document #3 Go back to Assignment #4 Attach saved file to assignment #5 Turn In
#3 Naming Convention
Create a naming convention for your assignments. This will help you and your students easily understand and locate your assignments.
#4 End/Close date
Due dates are extremely important so that students can plan accordingly. By default, no end/close date is selected. Adding an end/close date will prevent students from turning in assignments past the due date.
Rubrics allow you to customize your grading criteria. You can create rubrics from scratch, save & share rubrics or even upload existing rubrics.
We hope that you have found a new Teams assignment feature that will help you in your classroom! Let us know what your favorite feature is.
Want to learn more? Check out this Jenallee Wakelet for additional tips for creating Teams assignments.