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  1. Revert Assignments Format – show all assignments across class teams

    Keep the original teams assignment format where we would see all the assignments in one place for all classes. With this new format we have to enter into select classes to see assignments, making it very difficult and inconvenient. Please change back to the old format! It helps all of us stay organized by seeing all the assignments in one screen.

    1,985 votes
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    253 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello Teams for EDU community – we’re working hard to deliver an experience for educators and students that is productive and delightful. We will soon update the Assignment app based on the feedback we’ve received here on UserVoice. Please do keep the feedback coming.

  2. Improve teacher feedback on assignments: zoom, rotate, write on image/pdf, upload file...

    It would be very useful, for a teacher, to have the following features when working with assignments - in addition to the already present "feedback" option:


    1. zoom and rotate also images, not only .pdf;

    2. write or draw (make annotations) on images and .pdf files;

    3. upload a file (image, pdf, office doc,...) together with the feedback - for instance, I could write something in the feedback and then upload a file with the complete solution of a given excercise.

    These features could save a teacher a lot of time and, at the same time, make the feedbacks much more effective for…

    553 votes
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  3. Add editable PDF to assignment

    Add the possibility to add a editable PDF as ressource of a assignment AND o be able to edit a PDF file (editable pdf form) Now only MS documents such as Word, Excel etc. are editable by students. Editable PDF forms can't be changed by students. Words

    316 votes
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  4. Auto-save Quiz, Have Quiz timer and auto submit the form when timer ends

    If we have a timed quiz in Teams, the student has no option of knowing how much time is left. When the deadline passes, the student has no option of submitting the form and looses all points.


    1. There should be a visible timer / clock showing how much time is left before submission


    2. If the student has the form open, at the end of the clock, the form should be auto submitted with the answers that were already given/selected


    3. There should be an auto save option for the form, in case the student needs to reload the page/looses connectivity, so…

    174 votes
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  5. Live Parent Access to Assignment Details

    The parent digest isn't enough for most of our parents, they want to be able to see the data on any day of the week.

    The ability to log in (or have an app) and only see homework activities set every day (the ability, ie a tick box, to identify homework vs classwork activities would be ideal) to keep track of assignments is needed.

    At the moment we have to use another app for this which doubles up on admin and means we are writing in one tool that the work is in Teams.

    154 votes
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  6. Set a countdown timer for an Assignment

    According to current features, opening and closing times & dates can be set for an assignment. It is very useful that if we can set a timer to an assignment. As an example, if we make the assignment available for students from morning 6.00 am to evening 6.00 pm, But the time allocated for the students to complete the assessment is only one hour. so, When ever the students open the Assessment within the available time, a count down timer begins, and what ever they have done is saved automatically and submitted automatically at the end of one hour or…

    207 votes
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  7. View all assignments under assignments tab

    Under the assignment tab there should be a place where I can see all my assignments, and be able to filter between completed ones and outstanding assignments. The assignments should also be in chronological order. This would be very helpful, thanks.

    213 votes
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  8. Quiz form - the number of points should not be limited to integers

    In quiz form, the number of points should not be limited to integers. There is often need to use 0.5 points or 1.5 points ... to appropriately assess the answer. I think, many users would appreciate such change.

    155 votes
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  9. Be able to rotate and zoom in on images submitted in the assignments tab

    When students upload images of their work under the assignments tab, make it possible for the teacher to be able to rotate and zoom in on the image within Teams. Without having to download it to their computer.

    182 votes
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  10. All assignments at a glance

    Instead of having to search for the assignments in each subject, it would be useful to have a list for the students of all the future deadlines of the assignments (In a chronological order), so they can see at a glance what they need to do next.

    168 votes
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  11. View all assignments from across teams

    Currently, in the assignments tab, you must select a class to view assignments. However, if you are in many different teams, you may want to view assignments from all classes in one menu (with no additional clicks needed), so that you don't accidentally miss any.

    Example:
    Currently, in the assignments tab, you click on each class to view assignments

    What I propose:
    Add a slider, named "View all assignments", that when checked, shows all assignments that have not been completed on this one screen.

    55 votes
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  12. It would be nice if the student have more upload capacity in the assigments

    For most assignments, the upload capacity for a student in assignments is sufficient with 100MB.
    However, for some assignments this is too limited.
    It would be nice to increase this upload capacity like this for teachers.

    72 votes
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  13. Ease of use for primary grades

    Our Kindergarten and 1st grade students don’t create documents often, so if under add work they had the ability to add an image (and have Teams access the camera to take the image right there), add a recording (and have teams access the camera and microphone to capture a video) or add an audio file (and have teams access the microphone to capture the audio), this would truly be life changing to make this tool manageable for the little kids. I know that older students would benefit from these tools too, but it would be amazing to make this meaningful…

    126 votes
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  14. Create a REDO ASSIGNMENT section for students

    As a parent and a teacher I can see both sides of TEAMs. It is nearly impossible to keep track of assignments that were “completed” but need to be redone. There should be a way for the teacher to return it to a REDO section so the student explicitly knows they need to redo and resubmit an assignment.

    42 votes
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  15. Fix very misleading norwegian translation in Assignments module

    The "to return" tab in the assignement module is very poorly translated to norwegian, to the point of being misleading. It says "For å gå tilbake"" - which means "to go back", not to return something to the student which is the purpose here. I would guess this is autotranslated - no human would translate it like this. See attached image as well. Thank you!

    41 votes
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  16. See all the assignments for an individual student across multiple teams.

    I wish for a teacher to be able to see all the assignments for an individual student across multiple teams. This would be especially useful to a form tutor (US: home-room tutor?) or pastoral lead (US: counsellor?). Ability to filter by date range would make the number of assignments visible at any one time manageable. This would allow a tutor to monitor a student's overall workload and see their progress.

    71 votes
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  17. Student reminder when work is overdue

    When a student's work is overdue it would be handy to set them automated daily/ weekly reminders to complete this work.

    75 votes
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  18. Use a group tag to assign an assignment

    In order to assign differentiated tasks or a task to an individual class in a team with multiple classes, we should have the ability to use a Tag to select students instead of having to select them all individually.

    This will also mean that if we need to assign assessment notifications and task to the cohort:
    - one teacher can quickly create the tasks for each class individually
    - each classes teacher and then monitor their class and quickly chase up who hasn't viewed/ submitted items by set dates without having to scroll through all of the students.
    - once…

    95 votes
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  19. Assign non-quiz forms through teams

    In the spring I was able to assign a "regular" form that was NOT a quiz through teams. I now am limited to ONLY assigning quizzes. I would like to be able to add an a survey as an assignment without having to involve a grade.

    I already know that I can just copy the link and add it as a resource. However, going this route means I cannot review the answers in teams, I have to go to forms. It also does not put the responses into a group forms category like it does with other assigned forms.

    32 votes
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  20. If you click on Assignments that you get all of the assignments of all your classes, instead of having to click on every individual class.

    If you click on Assignments that you get all of the assignments of all your classes, instead of having to click on every individual class.

    91 votes
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