Microsft at the EDU tech event in London has announced several new features to Microsoft Teams. These new features are targated at education market. Features incude Grade Sync, Turnitin Integration and many more. If you are using Microsoft Teams on your Android and iOS you can still get access to those new features in the coming days as it rolls out to the restpective platforms. Read bout these new features in detail below:
1. Grade Sync to connect Teams to your SIS! Say hello to Grade Sync, which automatically sends grades from Teams Assignments directly to your Student Information System, saving teachers lots of time. Grade Sync will be coming to systems like PowerSchool, Infinite Campus, Capita SIMS and many others soon. If you would like to join the Grade Sync preview release, sign up here.
2. Mobile grading. You asked and we answered. Now, teachers can grade Teams Assignments from anywhere on an iOS or Android device using the Teams app!
3. Turnitin integration. Turnitin allows teachers to check student submissions for multiple forms of plagiarism and helps teach the value of academic integrity, proper attribution, and authentic writing. With our new integration, coming soon, Turnitin subscribers will have access directly within Teams Assignments!
5. Assignments is faster and easier to use. Coming soon, you’ll see a new and simplified assignments experience. With the latest updates, you’ll be able to grade faster than before and save time creating new assignments.