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  1. Attach file to feedback

    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.

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    • assignment materials

      When students click on Office assignment reference materials (word doc, ppt, excel, etc.) open a new editable document that automatically save to the student's OneDrive.

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      • When starting a new chat, it should be possible to select groups of students and teachers.

        Now we must choose students one and one. We have many groups of students in Office365 that should be available in the chat function. When we add new members to a Team we can use these groups.

        21 votes
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        • PDF files in Assignments

          The types of files that can be viewed in assignments is very limiting. Many times my students are submitting assignments in PDF format and I then have to download every assignment individually to view it and grade it. It would be much simpler if Assignments could preview PDFs.

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          • SCORM

            Please can you build something so we can use SCORM files in Teams, and pull out the scores of quizzes from within them and completion of the materials?

            21 votes
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            • Create own Teams Icon

              Please allow people to upload their own image for icons for Teams. If a teacher has multiple teams in a learning area eg English having 4 Teams with the same Shakespeare image does not help quick recognition. The system to upload an icon for the Office 365 Accounts would be perfect!

              21 votes
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              • Move conversations between channels

                Please allow an admin (or a channel admin) to move a conversation from one channel to another one, in case it goes off-topic / not relevant to others.

                20 votes
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                • "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.

                  19 votes
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                  • Merging conversations in Teams

                    As a Team Owner, I would like to be able to merge conversations. I see too many people start a new conversation when they should be replying to an existing one. Over time, they end up becoming fragmented.

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                    • Tasks in Teams

                      I have a problem with Teams, how it provides feedback of Information; that there will always be a green tick that misleads my students to believe that the task is approved. But its not! Whether I mark the task 100% or 0% correct, it becomes a green check mark as a marker, as it is when its aproved. I want a better feedback for unsuccessful submissions. Is it possible to change this highly misleading feedback?

                      19 votes
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                      • Upload 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 :)

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                        • Edit Time that Assignments are Due

                          Teachers need to be able to type-in the time that assignments are due, as the drop box method doesn't coincide with everyone's daily schedule, and we may want an assignment to be due at the start of class.

                          19 votes
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                          • Allow to delete or rename the channel named General.

                            I want to rename this channel but it won't let me. I don't want it to be named that way.

                            19 votes
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                            • Printing student assignments

                              With some assignments, teachers would like to print off student work. However, the steps are very cumbersome. For example, with Word documents, the teacher needs to open each document in the Word (Client) and print the document from there. In Microsoft Classroom, there were less steps to print. If there was an option where a teacher could print off an entire class' assignment from within a single screen, that would be very beneficial.

                              18 votes
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                              • Onenote and Teams- Adding Preexisting OneNote Notebooks to Teams

                                Could you please make it possible to add pre exisiting OneNote Notebooks to teams?

                                Thank you,

                                18 votes
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                                • I want to be able to add an assignment to multiple classes at a time

                                  I want to be able to add an assignment to multiple classes at a time

                                  18 votes
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                                  • Ability to remove the assignment tab

                                    We would like to remove the Assignments Tab from Microsoft Teams so that our more gung ho users do not try and utilize this portion of the tool until it can be properly supported through IT and the departments that would be training end users. If the end user does not see it, they will not know it is even an option so there will be no need to field calls or questions.

                                    18 votes
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                                    • Screen Size for Assignments

                                      For both students and teachers, the screen size for the assignment is so small. When a student opens an assignment, it would be better for it to become a full screen tab. When a teacher is checking, it would be much better for it to be a full screen tab rather than always having to click on the assignment again to grade.

                                      18 votes
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                                      • Join a new public team (that you do not belong to) via a web link - using the Get Link to Team functionality

                                        There is no reason why the "Get link to a team" cannot also work like the "Get a code" functionality -- there should be an easy click way to join a public team, without having to go to teams and enter in a code, or fruitlessly searching for the exact spelling of a public team.

                                        Being able to use the get link functionality for this would be self-explanatory, and would enable much more seamless joining of public teams.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • Make Teams searchable within specific date ranges

                                          Currently in teams when you search by date you have to use a predefined date range (today, yesterday, last week etc). You cannot search to find conversations which happened on a specific date.

                                          The only way to do this is currently is to keep scrolling through your chat, which is very slow, until you reach the date range you want. As we move more of our daily conversations into Teams, this becomes more and more of an issue.

                                          Please, please provide us a custom date field so we can navigate seemlessly to the desired historical chat.

                                          17 votes
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