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  1. Add a global admin setting for the default role of meeting attendee

    If you want to make meeting attendees Participants by default (so that they can't present, mute you and remove from a meeting), then you have to manually change meeting options of a particular meeting and set "Who can present?". Today this option can't be set globally by default in Teams admin center. Please add this feature.

    1,200 votes
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    104 comments  ·  Meetings, Calling & Devices  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We’re happy to announce the ability for admins to change the default value of ‘Who can present?’ in Meeting Options in the Teams client via the new parameter, DesignatedPresenterRoleMode.

    - For more information, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/meeting-policies-in-teams
    - For EDU specific information, please visit: https://docs.microsoft.com/microsoftteams/policy-packages-edu

    Thanks!

  2. Add ability for Parents/Gaurdians to view assignments, etc.

    Can we get a parents' app to see when their child's teacher creates an assignment next please?

    426 votes
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    58 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re excited to announce that the Weekly guardian email digest is now available!

    With this feature enabled, Teams will automatically send parents/guardians a weekly email summary of past and upcoming assignments.

    How to get started:
    1. Setup Parent and Guardian Sync on Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) and bulk add all your guardian emails: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/schooldatasync/parent-contact-sync

    2. Then O365 Admins can enable the ‘Weekly guardian email digest’ setting inside the new Assignments settings in the Teams Admin Center. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/expand-teams-across-your-org/assignments-in-teams

    We can’t wait to hear your feedback.

  3. Assignment functions in Teams mobile app

    I'm planning on using teams for classes the year. The phone app seems to be very limited. Is there a way to view assignments through the mobile app?

    362 votes
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    66 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Private Channels - Please add functionality to limit a channel to certain team members!!

    I oversee all of the safety committees across our district. Some information is necessary for all committees but I'd love to collaborate with each committee individually as well. The ability to add certain members to certain channels would be SOOOO helpful!

    348 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Teams & Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Private channels enable focused private collaboration among a subset of your team. We are super excited to share that this feature is fully rolled out worldwide (including education users)!

    You can find detailed information on the capabilities and management of the private channels feature here – https://docs.microsoft.com/MicrosoftTeams/private-channels.

    There are four other types of channel functionality on our backlog – feel free to upvote and/or comment on the UV items listed next to each:
    - Channel only members: to enable collaboration with people outside the team in a specific channel, without granting them access to the team itself. https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/31374577
    - Shared channels within an organization: allow people in different teams to collaborate on a shared project or v-team in the context of their own teams. https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/18615565
    - Shared channels across organizations: allow people in an organization other than yours to collaborate on a shared project or v-team. https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/32987917
    - Public…

  5. Ability to prevent students from editing files

    If Files is going to replace classroom then the owner of the team needs to be able to decide if a file can be edited or not. Some files i need my students to be able to edit for homework, others i do not want them to change so i should have an option which enables or disables edit function for members when i upload a file.

    336 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Files & Class Materials  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are excited to share that the read only folder, ‘Class Materials’ now comes built in to the Files tab of every class team! You should now see the Class Materials folder on new class teams as well as your existing ones.

    You can read more about Class Materials here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-folders-to-create-read-only-files-for-students-or-other-team-members-0e7791d7-8c9c-4749-9bca-984289477988

    Thank you so much for everyone’s passionate feedback.
    - Justin

  6. Individual Student Assignments Overview

    Both the student and the teacher need somewhere to view all the assignment that the student has submitted, together with grades and feedback. When grading, it is a crucial feature for the teacher to be able to get an overview on what the student has done, if assignments have been missed and how the assignments were graded.

    334 votes
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    22 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Great news, each of your class teams now has a Grades tab where you can view assignments at a glance as well as track how individual students in your class are progressing. Clicking on a student’s name in the Grades tab takes you to their individual progress.

    More info: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/track-student-progress-in-the-grades-tab-bc76ffde-bbf7-4db6-b443-735a07e32de0#ID0EACAAA=View_individual_student_progress

  7. Assignments list

    can we have a list of all the assignments under the assignments tab? the week to view means students have to keep clicking right to see whats been set.

    I don't want any excuses!

    320 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Cameron responded

    We are excited to announced our team has addressed these concerns and it should be available today

    List view in-class student https://support.office.com/article/a206bde9-8bb3-4e38-a745-0f9a6f9eb6ce
    List view in-class teacher https://support.office.com/article/9b20d2b4-a465-4136-9621-d09af2621c2d

    List view all-up teacher https://support.office.com/article/03f1456f-f354-4645-b186-ccd52102d0b4
    List view all-up student https://support.office.com/article/8b2a9b57-8c82-4c95-8f85-6fad2a57fccd

  8. Copy assignments to multiple classes

    There should be a way to copy an assignment from one team to another. If a teacher has more than one section of a particular class, they would have the same assignments for each class, so it would only make sense to create it once, then copy to all classes. If small changes needed to be made later, they can always go in and edit on an as needed basis.

    304 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Gradebook/markbook for classes

    There should be a gradebook which automatically records results from assignments. A Gradebook is needed to show ALL the students grades for ALL the assignments. Something with weighting and totaling of selected assignments.

    213 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Great news, the Grades tab is now available worldwide! Each of your class teams now has a Grades tab where you can view assignments at a glance as well as track how individual students in your class are progressing. Use the Grades tab to get an overview of your class, access data quickly, open, and return student work. Try it out today!

    More info: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/track-student-progress-in-the-grades-tab-bc76ffde-bbf7-4db6-b443-735a07e32de0

  10. TurnItIn Integration

    Please reach out to TurnItIn to develop an app that works with TurnItIn.

    The 'assignments' functionality is fine for primary schools. Secondary schools need better integration with TurnItIn.

    207 votes
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    35 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Turnitin is available in Microsoft Teams for built-in similarity checks on student assignments. This option streamlines the grading process, while reinforcing to students the importance of creating authentic work.

    Note: A Turnitin license is required in order to use the integration with Assignments in Teams. If you have a Turnitin subscription, IT Admins can sign up to enable the integration.

    More info: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/use-turnitin-with-microsoft-teams-24c753ca-d75c-41d7-a6c0-1976cfe30093

  11. existing classnotebooks

    It would be really helpful to be able to sync Teams with preexisting class notebooks in OneNote.

    206 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Class Notebook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Bring the waffle menu into teams online experience

    Every app in O365 should have the waffle menu visible (its the new 'start' button of the online experience so please make sure when you launch a new product/rebrand old ones it has the waffle for navigation.

    199 votes
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    7 comments  ·  UX & Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Warren responded

    This item has been completed and was released to the public!

    Thank you for all the feedback.
    -Warren

  13. Same functionality as regular Class Notebook

    I've set up several class notebooks through both onenote and now in teams. I can't see where I can have a teacher only area in the ones created through teams. Second area of concern is using the class notebook addin in onenote 2016 to edit notebooks created in teams. Lastly I set up a staff notebook in both apps to see the differences. I cannot see the different sections through the teams site on either (I linked my other staff notebook) notebook. So questions are these items still being added?

    195 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Class Notebook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request has been completed and released to the public!! :)

    -Warren

  14. Different assessment grade/points formats

    I have some course where assignments need to be recorded as Pass, Merit or Distinction (or fail!). It would be really helpful if we could customise the "grade" given to students as this isn't always a percentage or numerical score.

    156 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Make sure the "Leave this team" option is not available to students

    Please make sure the "Leave this team" option is not available to students in relation to their membership of a class created by SDS.

    155 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Teams & Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request has been released awhile ago, though this topic was still open.

    -Warren

  16. resubmit an assignment after scores have been posted

    Right now, it seems like students can only see feedback on an assignment if the scores have been posted. But once the scores are posted students are not allowed to redo that assignment and resubmit the work based off of the teacher's feedback.

    153 votes
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    25 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Assignments sent to multiple classes at once

    In Classroom you could create an assignment and check each class that it would post to at once. In Teams you currently have to recreate that assignment for each class. We need to be able to create the assignment once and send it to multiple classes.

    149 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Prevent students from muting the teacher and each other

    Students are currently able to quiet down the teacher and other students by using a "mute all" button that applies to everyone. A setting to prevent students (members instead of owners) from muting other people for others would be much appreciated!

    142 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Meetings, Calling & Devices  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The option to allow only the meeting organizer to mute everyone in a meeting is enabled via presenter & attendee roles:

    Presenters can do just about anything that needs doing in a meeting. Attendees have limitations on the actions they can initiate within the meeting, including the following:
    - Present
    - Mute All
    - Remove/Add Users
    - Admit Users from Lobby
    - Start/Stop Recording

    For more info, please see the documentation below:
    https://support.office.com/article/roles-in-a-teams-meeting-c16fa7d0-1666-4dde-8686-0a0bfe16e019.

    Thanks.

  19. Ability to delete conversations

    We need to have the ability to delete posts in the conversations tab! Even as a teacher, occasionally I want to delete something.

    130 votes
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    completed  ·  15 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Integrate OneNote into assignments

    I'd like to be able to distribute a page into OneNote as an assignment,. Students should be able to complete the work within OneNote and mark it as submitted within onenote. I can then mark it within OneNote adding the score (to a side panel or equivalent). It feels like this new teams is not encouraging digital inking which for me is one of the major benefits of using OneNote.

    98 votes
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