Maximize Your Digital Pedagogy Potential by Creating Microsoft Team Meetings in itsLearning
Are you using itsLearning as the learning management system for your instruction?
Are you using the Business/Education version of Office 365?
If you answered “yes” to both questions then I have great news for you! You can now create Microsoft Team meetings from anywhere using itsLearning rich text editor whether you are creating an assignment, an event or even a note. Although itsLearning is still working to provide Microsoft Teams in the rich editor toolbar, its so exciting! This means that wherever there is a rich text editor built into the itsLearning platform, you can easily create Microsoft Teams meetings on the spot.
Just follow these easy steps below:
Step 1: Choose an element with a rich text editor.
Step 2: Click on the App Plug-In Icon and select the Microsoft Teams Meetings App.
Step 3: Click ” Sign in” the sign in with your Microsoft account
Step 4 Click on the Plug-In icon and Select Teams
Step 5: Click on “Create meeting link”
Step 6: Title the meeting and Select Date and Event Time
Step 7: Create/Save the Event and the Microsoft Teams Plugin will show in the rich text editor.
Once you save the rich text editor. It will show like this:
And just that easy, your are simple steps away to maximizing your digital pedagogy potential with live conferencing through the use of Microsoft Teams right in the itsLearning Platform.
Dr. Jocelyn McDonald is an educational technologist, podcaster, blogger, and founder of #TechItUp, LLC. #TechItUp, LLC is a professional learning and technology solutions company dedicated to supporting educators and educational leaders with the implementation of technology to create meaningful student learning experiences. She has trained and developed thousands of teachers, school administrators, instructional specialists and various educators on effective practices to integrate technology, instructional design, efficient and sustainable systems, as well as change management and strategic planning. She is a proud advocate for social change in education and is dedicated to making a positive impact. She was featured, as a contributing author, in the book Women Who Lead in Technology and continues to create meaningful learning experiences for students in underrepresented communities through hosting Digital Skills Camps and STEM events. She holds a Bachelors in Chemistry, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in Instructional Technology, and a Ph.D. in Educational Technology. With 16+ years in education, she is passionate about supporting the transformation of education through technology for equitable access to 21st-century education while also serving as a Program Director for Technology Applications, Computer Science, and STEM for an urban school district in Houston, Texas. She makes strong efforts to use her influence to impact achievement in schools by building relationships with various stakeholders and looks forward to closing equity and diversity gaps in education.
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