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  1. Provide an option to student to raise a flag, if gone on a break.

    During the class student might have to go for nature call or water break. So, student can raise that flag, and if during the class faculty called out the student name than faculty can see if the student is available or not.
    Also to track the break time, a timer can also be shown for that flag.

    This should only be shown to faculty who should be the owner of that Team or group.

    35 votes
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  2. Use insights to measure the activity on Class Notebook.

    We have insights installed but it does not currently show us when children access the class notebook. This would help a great deal to see who is accessing the work. We can see they have been onto Teams if they look at files or post but no record of class notebook access.

    57 votes
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  3. Expanded Insights for Across All Teams

    Insights is great at Team level for teachers, but not so good for Middle or Senior Leaders to view trends across year groups/ subjects etc.
    I would like to see a version of Insights (or some alternative analytics option) that allows specific colleagues to view this data across multiple Teams. Perhaps even a linked Power BI file that draws on that data for the tenancy.

    21 votes
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  4. CHAT

    Teachers need to be able to disable chats for individual students or entire classes when students misuse the feature. Having no control over what goes in to the chat is very difficult.

    13 votes
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  5. Analysis and insights

    Insights is good at a classroom level however it would be great to get similar data at a school and trust wide level..
    As a director of digital learning I would like to be able to run insights style analysis via the teams admin console to a far greater depth than the current analysis allows. I would like to be able to be able to see things like how many teachers and which office 365 accounts have set teams up, be able to group them via subject and then look globally at assignments set, hand ins, latest, time spent on…

    33 votes
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  6. allow multiple user team accounts to log in and stay logged in and switch easily between teams accounts.

    allow multiple user team accounts to log in and stay logged in and switch easily between teams accounts. For example: I have a work teams account, college teams account, and my daughter that uses my computer also has a school account. We miss a lot of important announcements because another account is logged in and the others dont send notifications.

    9 votes
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  7. Allow presenter to scroll through all video tiles like Zoom

    Allow presenter to scroll through all video tiles like Zoom

    7 votes
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  8. Generate attendance lists automatically

    Staff are forgetting to download and send registers in following each lesson, sometimes to export takes time, does not arrive or is in an unreadable format.
    Can the file be generated and sent to a specific email address or saved in a folder automatically? This would save much time and avoid inaccuracies.
    I have used Insights and it is great for analysis of user activity over time. However, I have seen discrepancies between numbers on registers generated and those on the Insight lists. Insight’s have been lower.
    I am looking for the quickest, easiest, most accurate option as I am…

    2 votes
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  9. Alphabetize by last name.....like the rest of the world does.

    Alphabetize by last name.....like the rest of the world does.

    4 votes
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  10. I would like to be able to see which students have viewed videos on our class stream channel.

    We can see if the students have viewed an assignment, but can't tell if they have viewed the linked videos on stream.

    13 votes
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  11. Reports for multiple class pages

    Please can you consider adding an ‘export to Excel’ option for the Insights snapshot view or the full reports of multiple Teams class pages?
    Many organisations require a top level dashboard/ report for admins to view activity on multiple pages at once.

    2 votes
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  12. 6 votes
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  13. Insights missed assignments interface

    The new insights shows you missed assignments. But it does not show you which student you missed and you can't go to them directly from that page. Please link assignments into the new missed assignments category of insights.

    4 votes
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  14. ALLOW ONLY THE TEACHER TO VIEW US VIA CAMERA AND NOT OTHER STUDENTS AS WELL!!!

    As a student I personally hate turning on my camera during class! Due to the pandemic it is quite necessary especially during tests. But I would be completely okay with having just my lecturer being able too see me. So please Microsoft!!!!! Make this happen..online learning is the future so why not make us feel more comfortable! Thank you

    1 vote
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  15. Breakout Rooms

    In the TEAMS meetings, can you please make it that for the breakout rooms, the names are alphabetized, then it would be a lot easier when assigning group. Thank you!

    1 vote
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  17. Monthly attendance report automatically marked according to the duration attended each day

    School teachers face a lot of difficulty in marking attendance for students. Some students drop in or out in between the class. Even though the attendance report lets us know about it, it is very laborious job to identify it after every class.

    There should be a feature in which the monthly attendance report should be generated following points mentioned below: -


    1. There should be a list of all the members in the the class (in the team) which will come out in an excel/ csv file in row A and the following rows will have dates for the entire…

    6 votes
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  18. Track attendance in private channel

    I was not able to add insights to my private channels. It would be really useful to track attendance / activity for these students, as the team was created by level and the channels used for specific subjects. Hence they were made private.

    1 vote
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  19. Background feature , need it pls

    Dear microsoft teams,
    Pls microsoft , introduce background changing option in Android app of MS teams
    We have online assemblies n we are told to change our background according to theme, n it becomes necessary to use laptop for it, atleast start with background blurring option n then custom background. It's a request . It would really help students who do not own a pc to take part in assemblies properly.
    Thankyou

    1 vote
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  20. Teams/Insight

    Google classrooms automatically emails through the register/participants list once the meeting has finished. In Teams you have to download the participants list which is not in alphabetical order by surname. Insights shows you if they were there but this doesn't always match with the participants list you got sent through. Insights also seems to show whole engagement across the day for the pupils where as individual teachers just want details for their subject.

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