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  1. Integrate Assignments with calendar

    It would be very useful for communication with parents to get a link of the dates assignments that they can add in their Phone Calendar (or Outlook calendar,...). Students also love to be able to see that on their phone home screen. No excuses...! ;)

    When an assignment is created in a class, it only shows up in the assignment tab within that class. In Classroom when an assignment was created it also showed in the students’ calendars. This would be a great addition especially if students are in multiple classes they’ll be able to see all their assignments in…

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  2. notify me (the teacher) when a student turns in an assignment

    As a teacher of 7 different classes, I have to go into each assignment individually to see when students turn in assignments. This is very time-consuming! Please allow me to set up a notification when a student turns in an assignment.

    1,432 votes
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  3. Revert Assignments Format

    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.

    1,096 votes
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    159 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you all for your feedback and comments, we hear you loud and clear. 
     
    To best support our Microsoft 365 Education customers worldwide and accommodate the new growth and demand during these unprecedented times we have made a temporary change to the Assignments functionality when accessing from the Assignments tab on the left app bar. When growth stabilizes, we will absolutely revisit the implications of this design and determine the best course of action based on input from you, our community of educators and students. 

    Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and for your understanding. Please know that our engineering team is working around the clock to make sure everyone around the world can learn using Microsoft Teams.

    You can view more information about this new functionality here: https://support.office.com/article/view-and-navigate-your-assignments-student-a206bde9-8bb3-4e38-a745-0f9a6f9eb6ce.

  4. Turn in assignments on behalf of in Teams for EDU.

    Teachers need a way to turn in an assignment on behalf of students who for some reason aren't able to turn it in themselves, or at least change the status to delivered.

    765 votes
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    73 comments  ·  Assignments & Grades  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for all of the feedback around this feature! We are reviewing what the best path forward is for this.

    Just so everyone knows in the meantime, teachers can absolutely review any student attached or distributed work in Assignments even if students have not clicked the ‘Turn in’ button. Some of the comments also mention that the work might not be done digitally and submitted a different way, students can also Turn in the assignment without attaching any files/resources or can use the Teams mobile app to take a photo of their paper-based work to submit digitally.

    Finally, when you return the assignment as a teacher (even without the student turning in) the feedback loop is also closed. Hope this helps.

  5. Group Assignments

    Sometimes I like to have my students turn in their assignment as a group, so I only read and grade one paper from a group of 3 or 4 students. It would be great if Teams Assignments could support that. So that either the students or the teacher (or best them both) can choose who this assignment is for/from.

    Hope it makes sense?

    449 votes
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  6. Incorporate "Take a Test" app into Teams

    Add the functionality of "Take a Test" app into Teams by using Office 365 account. You can use Office 365 login to create a profile on the machine that only allows single application to run. The teacher could then assign a test to a class and would allow for student monitoring by the teacher thru the Office 365 connection.

    418 votes
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  7. I would love for the assignment tab to show up in each channel created. I create a new channel to match each unit of study. I

    I would love for the assignment tab to show up in each channel created. I create a new channel to match each unit of study. I use each channel as a module.

    381 votes
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  8. Inking in Assignments

    Comments alongside an assignment are often inadequate and direct annotation on the document with inking would be preferable. At present it is only possible to ink on an assignment if clicking through several buttons and completing dual authentication to download file to desktop. Inking should be present on screen instantly within Teams with no need to select edit or download to desktop to edit. Inking is available in OneNote it should be available in all online apps!

    337 votes
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  9. Upload Assignment Files Larger Than 50Mb

    Our Music Tech class wants to use Assignments but we can't upload our videos as they all much larger than 50Mb. Most of our videos are at least 500Mb. Would it be possible to increase the maximum file size? Thanks :)

    307 votes
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  10. Download all assignments button

    Almost all schools require the ability to download assignments and upload them to district-systems, print a batch of assignments, provide them to external audits etc.

    The functionality is already there (navigate to the correct document library and then click 'download').

    Simply add the UI option for a teacher to do this without knowledge of SharePoint libraries.

    Surely this wouldn't require too much engineering to make it happen?

    265 votes
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  11. 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…

    259 votes
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  12. Alert students of feedback when assignment is graded.

    Students need an alert telling them, or a direct link to graded assignments so they are prompted to read feedback given by a teacher. As it stands. Teachers can put feedback but students have no prompt to read that information or even know that an assignment has been graded.

    232 votes
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  13. Parent view

    Need to put assignments into pupil's Outlook calendar so that they can share a read only link with parents. This would enable parents to see all upcoming assignments for their child, i.e. a parent view of assignments.

    Alternatively, give parents a code linked to their child's account that will allow them to see selective team content including all assignment details. Teachers should be able to select whether parents can see everything, particular channels, or just assignments.

    195 votes
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  14. 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?

    189 votes
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  15. See assignments of a student

    see assignment by student
    There needs to be a way to see the assignments by student. Click on a students name and see the assignments grades and which they have turned in and not. Unfortunately, i have to click each assignment and see my entire class and not individual students. This is a real hassle with the amount of late work i have to grade.

    156 votes
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  16. Using the Pen feature in assessing assignments in Teams assignment review.

    Great job guys.

    I am currently marking an Economics essay in Teams Assignment Review, but I realized that I am not able to annotate students work with my Pen. Neither I am allowed to type text on the assignment. The only feedback that can be given is the feedback box on the right. Writing on students' work at the exact area that the feedback is relevant to is extremely important for us teachers, as students will be able to get clear feedback for improvement next time.

    133 votes
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  17. Audio Feedback in Assignments

    Ability to both dictate and give feedback via an audio file in MS Teams on assignments.

    126 votes
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  18. Late Assignment Submission Notification

    Hello,

    Thanks for allowing resubmission. As a teacher I would like to be notified when a student submits an assignment after a scheduled deadline. This would help with knowing when students resubmit assignments after deadlines and when students have submitted work late.

    120 votes
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  19. Show the time stamp when assignments are turned in even after "returning" the assignment.

    It appears Teams was just updated to allow the teacher to "return" an assignment to a student either before or after grading. This is a great, and much needed feature. However, the timestamp showing when an assignment was originally turned in now disappears. So, if I have a student turn an assignment in late and then I return the assignment back to the student with their grade, I can no longer see the original turn in time or date. The reason this is a problem is because I have often used that timestamp to clear up disputes with students who…

    117 votes
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  20. 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.

    114 votes
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