Microsoft have posted information about updates to Teams for Edu, which celebrates its second birthday this year.
In summary Microsoft are adding the following new features:
- A simplified and focused new design
- A gradebook and more time saving tools for teachers
- More ways to share with students and a tool to send weekly email updates to parents/guardians about their child’s progress
Additionally, Microsoft are introducing: GradeSync, which will send grades directly from Teams to your MIS; mobile grading, allowing teachers to work from iOS and Android apps on a mobile device; Turnitin integration facilitating plagiarism checking; MakeCode computer science curriculum; a faster version of assignments; Moodle integration (LMS); a read only files folder called Class Materials; customised chat settings; Rubric sharing; assignment categorisation; Safari browser support and access to ThingLink, create and view interactive and 360 images from within Teams.