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  1. Submitting of a task on a restricted network

    Can Microsoft make it possible to let users deliver tasks on a restricted network (when taking tests/exams) while access to chat/files (and such) in the Teams app still is restricted/unaccessable?

    41 votes
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  2. Posibility to add new Document Library

    I want it to be easier to add a new document library in a channel, besides the Files tab. If I click on the plus sign in the files menu, it is only possible to link to an existing document library. I wish that I also could create a new one without having to go to Sharepoint.

    15 votes
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  3. Assignments - Printing Comments and Feedback (for EV purposes)

    Ability to print feedback view of an assignment with:

    - The assignment itself

    - Comments within the assignment

    - Summative feedback comment at the end

    This would be great for when people need to print off work for external verifiers.

    14 votes
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  4. Rubrics - Need ability to delete or edit

    Need to be able to delete .a rubric from the list. If I make a mistake on a rubric I want to be able to delete it so I don't mistakenly use it again OR I need the ability to edit the version that shows up in the rubric list when assigning a rubric.

    65 votes
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  5. Remove "Staff Notebook" from Microsoft Teams for Education

    I am not sure if this is a bug or not but we are using Microsoft Teams educational licenses. We want to use the Teams for our internal staff departments first. For some reason the setup of teams includes extra educational features like it force creates a OneNote tab called "Staff Notebook" in the General channel of each team. the OneNote includes a lot of classroom type customization that we do not want/need. Our departments have their own OneNotes. I cannot delete Staff Notebook tab or even rename it. I can add and delete other OneNotes but we want a…

    175 votes
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  6. updating rubrics on assigments

    As of right now, if you forget to create a rubric for an assignment, you can't go back and update the assignment to include a rubric.

    50 votes
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  7. Duplicating a Team with existing files and content (creating a template course)

    It would be nice to be able duplicate files and content as well from a previous Team (something that can be done now on Google Classroom). As it is now, one can duplicate a Team but is an empty shell. Having the possibility to duplicate all the files and other materials (minus students and assignments) could help curriculum managers create course templates for their teachers. This would speed up the Team creation process, especially for those courses that are frequently repeated within one academic year and for those colleges that have hundreds of short courses that repeat every term.

    5 votes
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  8. The Sharepoint document connector should be allowed to map more than one level deep

    The current Sharepoint document connector only allows for connecting one level off the root folder. It would be helpful to be able to map more than one folder deep. Being able to set up a document tab to be mapped to more folders down would make organizing some of our existing libraries in Teams much more useful.

    6 votes
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  9. Flag a message and add to ToDo App

    Similar to email, it would be nice if you could flag a message as a task to be added to the ToDo app.

    6 votes
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  10. Additional user type in team for a class

    I have created a team for a class that I am teaching. It will be very useful to enrol some users as TAs (teaching assistants). I would like to give these users privileges to grade and edit the assignment scores but will prefer that privileges for creating or deleting an assignment or editing the team settings to be with the owner. Several instructors in my university also face the same situation.

    11 votes
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  11. LaTeX math input

    Allow LaTeX math input into the Teams interface for Education customers.

    Currently Edmodo allows some simple LaTeX code (as complex as those that amsmath package recognises!)

    60 votes
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  12. The ability to download or at least print a filled in rubric

    The ability to download or at least print a filled in rubric. At the moment you can only download a blank one.

    4 votes
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  13. Option for an A-E marking guide

    Our schooling system grades with an A-E system, I have been using either a 15-1 or 5-1 scale as a work around but would make grading and rubrics so much easier.

    16 votes
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  14. Replicate Shift

    Ability to take a weekly schedule and replicate it over the rest of a month qtr or year. With a single command thus not having to copy and paste that shift to week. Also the ability to remove that shift in mass as well.

    9 votes
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  15. Attach file to feedback

    I often provide video feedback to my students using a screenrecording app. It would be good if I could attach this file to the feedback, rather than emailing it separately.

    25 votes
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  16. Gradebook

    The ability to see every student's score on every single assignment all in one place. Also, the ability to actually calculate grades into percents, categories, etc. on that page to use it as an actual gradebook.

    3 votes
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  17. The term 'Assignments' is misleading.

    This term does not capture contemporary Assessment for Learning techniques in which we elicit evidence of learning. Can we please replace with a more relevant and accurate term e.g. 'Learning Activity'

    6 votes
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  18. Allow notifications for all posts in Conversations

    It would be helpful for collaboration if students with the Teams app could receive notifications for all posts in the conversations section. Right now, we only receive notifications if someone replies to our post.

    2 votes
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  19. change order of channels

    The order that channels appear needs to be alpha-numeric or even better, allow the Team owner to sort the order of how channels appear for all users. Problem is if you have a channel for each year group (e.g. year 9, year 10, year 11 etc) then they appear as year 10, year 11, year 9. Not very intuitive!

    2 votes
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  20. Students removed from Teams should be automatically removed from the Class Notebook

    Students removed from a Team should automatically be removed from the Class Notebook within that Team. This will make new semesters/school years much easier to navigate.

    2 votes
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