Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is Microsoft’s team collaboration software built with an idea to allow teams to chat, meet, call and collaborate from anywhere.

Due to the current crisis, more and more people are turning to virtual conversations.

Sharing moments of get together, achievement, and celebration have all moved online.

Microsoft Teams not only provides the ability of video conferencing but it also ensures privacy and security.

For educators, Microsoft is announcing some newest functionalities that will enhance remote conversations/learning on Microsoft Teams and make it more flexible.

Here is a short description of each new feature. You can also click on the individual links to learn more.

1) 3X3 View 

A new 3×3 view of you audience allows you to see nine participants in a teams call at a time. This is an increase from four participants previously available. 




2) Raise Hand 

Ability to raise a virtual hand to let people know you want to contribute without interrupting the conversation. 




3) Teams Member Limit Increased to 10,000 

You can now add up to 10,000 members to a team. This is an increase from 5,000 participants previously allowed within a single team. 

Source – Microsoft