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  1. Notifications

    Can there be notifications in the local notification bar of a device, as it could be useful if new items are added and mentions too when, say, we are students.

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  2. Email notification needed for missed chats

    You need to send an email if a chat is missed/not responded to after a certain amount of time like skype. If people send you a chat in the middle or the night or while you are at lunch you have not idea it is there unless you randomly decide to go into chat.

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  3. Can you please introduce rise query function in teams Where students can rise query and after faculty solve that query only students can sa

    Can you please introduce rise query function in teams
    Where students can rise query(in meeting and teams also) and after faculty solve that query only students can satisfy query otherwise query remaining open state.

    Is it possible ?? Also helpful in business meeting.

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  4. Remove all participants from meeting or select who to remove

    After meeting be able to remove all or selected participants.

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  5. Sharing MS whiteboard in Teams meetings on an iPAD.

    Currently "The Teams apps for iOS and Android cannot initiate sharing a whiteboard" (Notes in "Use Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams"). It causes inconvenience when a teacher uses Teams on an iPAD for online teaching as he/she cannot share a whiteboard with students.

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  6. Classroom students and guests invitations

    most of schools are not going to add their students in the teams. only teacher will be able to add the studennts through guest invitation method. But there should be an option, through which guests are also able to join through a single link

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. full screen mode

    full screen mode button on screen.

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  12. 2 votes
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Is there a way of preventing students from using backgrounds? it is ok with older students, but with younger ones it can be very distracting

    Is there a way of preventing students from using backgrounds? it is ok with older students, but with younger ones it can be very distracting

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  15. Embed Meeting

    The Ability to <embed > ongoing meeting video into a site for pre-scheduled meetings.

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  16. Add virtual manipulatives for students to use within Teams.

    This feature would take Teams to a whole new level compared to competitors. A library of virtual manipulative that teachers can drag into the meeting screen for students to see on an interactive whiteboard. For example, fraction parts, area tiles, counters, base 10 blocks, ruler, dice, etc.

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  17. Integrate Class dojo

    Integrate class dojo into Teams so that teachers can use a behavior management tool within the meeting. The praise feature is very limited and does appeal to young kids.

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  18. Relocate the “mute all” option. This should be on the main screen instead of hidden within the chat box.

    This is a critical need when working with kid’s. I shouldn’t have to go into the chat box to click on a tiny “mute all” button.

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  19. Allow teachers to add media (documents, powerpoints, PDF’s, images) to folders and allow teachers to drag media into the Teams meeting

    Constantly searching for files or sharing the screen is time consuming. The flow of Teams just doesn’t run smoothly in a meeting with impatient children.

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  20. Make meeting links easier to share.

    The only way I can figure out how to copy the meeting link is to actually join the meeting. If there is another way, it isn’t clear enough.

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