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  1. 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…

    312 votes

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  2. 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…

    309 votes

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  3. Accumulated score without the need to manipulate the excel file

    It would be very useful to know the points accumulated per student and the total possible points. It is too cumbersome to download the Excel file and start filtering the score of each activity to make the total sum of points and, furthermore, it is too difficult to know what the total points awarded to all activities are. Thus, if there were 30 activities during a school term and the total of points is 4550, it is too laborious: 1) to know the final score (4550) without having to download the Excel file and find the maximum score for each…

    285 votes

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  4. 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.

    284 votes

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  5. 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.

    257 votes

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  6. 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.

    235 votes

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  7. 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?

    204 votes

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  8. Attach file to feedback (screen recording, video)

    I often provide video feedback to my students using a screenrecording app. It would be good if I could attach this file to the feedback, rather than emailing it separately.

    204 votes

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  9. 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…

    190 votes

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  10. 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…

    185 votes

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  11. 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.

    176 votes

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  12. Archive assignments

    Both students and teachers to archive assignments but can also see the archived assignments from a list and should a teacher want to reuse it, can still do so.

    169 votes

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  13. Reminder for assignemnts

    If we have an assignment that isn't due for a while, a reminder setting would be helpful to have when we set up the assignment. Example is set a reminder for 2 hours before the due time for students to get an email to remind them to do it or turn it in. This will help avoid students "forgetting" something was due.

    153 votes

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  14. Peer Feedback in assignments

    Add peer feedback in assignments.

    Peer feedback is a very powerfull learning acitivity. Would be very useful for both student and teachers if the teachers could just to let other students review and give feedback on assignments. Think of university classes with maybe 700 student how great it would be. So the features would need to make sure that a students gets feedback from some other student even if some students does not provide feedback. And it need to do pairing automatically. Futhermore the teachers should be able to add a rubric with feedback criteria so that the students know…

    147 votes

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  15. 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…

    134 votes

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  16. Export of Rubric

    Hello!

    I would like to be able to export the rubric and have it look just as it does in the assignments page of Teams when I click on the rubric. It exports to Excel and requires a lot of adjusting.

    Thanks!

    133 votes

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  17. Assignments for members of a private channel.

    Education User: We want to set up a Team for an entire cohort of students then make separate private channels for each class.

    Is it possible to assign assignments to private channel members? We don't want to have to select each individual student from the entire cohort each time we set an assignment.

    131 votes

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  18. Assign a assignment to group of students with a specific tag

    When you have a large group of students in a team, teachers might want students to be divided into smaller groups by using different tags. Then it would be very helpful if it was possible to assign an assignment to these groups of students using a specific tag.

    124 votes

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  19. Send notifications when assignments are turned in

    I would find it very useful to get notifications when assignments were turned in or due.

    120 votes

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  20. "student view" so teachers can see what students see for their assignment etc.

    ability for teachers to go into "student view" to see what the assignment etc looks like for their students.

    108 votes

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