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Microsoft Teams Tricks for Teachers to Maximize Effectiveness

Like most teachers, you probably spend more time planning and preparing for class than teaching. Between lesson planning, grading, and dealing with administrative duties, it's easy to feel like you're always playing catch-up. But what if you could cut the time spent on these tasks and maximize your effectiveness in the classroom?

Enter Beedle for Microsoft Teams for Education.

Beedle can help you extend the functionality of Microsoft Teams for your classroom. With Beedle, you can quickly and easily create lesson plans, take attendance, give feedback to students, communicate with parents, and collaborate with colleagues—all within Microsoft Teams. By streamlining your classroom workflow, Beedle can help you make the most of your time and become a more effective teacher.

Here are Microsoft Teams tricks for teachers that can help you maximize your classroom time.

Simplify Lesson Planning

As a teacher, you know that lesson planning can be a time-consuming process. You want to ensure that each lesson is engaging and aligned with your curriculum goals. Teachers spend an average of seven hours per week searching for resources. Beedle Planning can help you save time by providing a go-to lesson plan solution within Microsoft Teams.

Beedle Planning makes it easy for you to save and archive your lessons, so you can quickly create new lessons in a fraction of the time. You can easily organize and copy your classes and lessons from class to class and year to year. This way, you'll have more time to focus on what's important: teaching your students!

Improve Your Classroom Workflow

Beedle Planning can help you improve your workflow in several ways:

  • Create templates. With templates for commonly used documents like lesson plans, you can quickly create new documents without starting from scratch. You can also easily find and use templates that you've made before.
  • Manage assignments. Beedle Planning integrates with Microsoft Assignments, so you can manage assignments and share resources with students directly in Teams. This integration makes it easy to track who is and isn't turning in their work.
  • Share resources. Save your resources, notes, and instructional materials in one place so you can access them anytime, anywhere. Beedle Planning also makes it easy to share resources with your students and colleagues.

Reuse Your Learning Resources

You spend a great deal of time creating new lesson plans and assignments every year. But what if there were a way to avoid all that work? With Beedle, you can reuse old assignments and lesson plans so you can save time and effort when creating new ones.

You probably have a few go-to assignments and lesson plans that you use yearly. Beedle Planning makes it easy for you to find and reuse these old favorites. Create a template for an assignment or lesson plan, and you can easily access it anytime you need it.

With Beedle, lesson plans can be copied and pasted into one or more teams, and the duplicate plans can include all linked assignments and objectives. Teachers can also de-select Assignments and Objectives when copying a plan, so they only copy the lesson plan. Then, they can easily share it with other classes and link it to the class calendar.

Get More Out of Microsoft Teams with Beedle

Beedle is the best way to extend the functionality of Microsoft Teams. It provides a familiar and intuitive environment for planning, teaching, and engaging with your students and their families. With Beedle, you can get more done in less time without ever having to leave the Teams interface. By streamlining your classroom workflow, Beedle can help you make the most of your time and become a more effective teacher.

Beedle is an all-in-one solution for teaching and learning in Microsoft Teams, giving schools the power to leverage Teams for improved resource and lesson planning, class management, insight organization, and more!

If you’re in a Teams district or school and want to unlock the true potential of Microsoft Teams, contact our specialists to maximize the worth of your Microsoft Teams investment today!