MIE Teams Scenario 2

District Leaders

You've been selected as being primarily responsible with setting up Professional Learning Communities for district-level staff. You and your team of leaders has been tasked with creating a short presentation outlining the main benefits of MS Teams use for Professional Learning Communities.

End Product: A short presentation featuring the main ways you can use Teams to support PLCs in your specific situation.

  1. Go to http://teams.microsoft.com
  2. Use your TCEAMIE##@usmie.com account to login. Make sure to logout of existing Office 365 accounts or use another browser (e.g. Firefox) than your usual one (e.g. Internet Explorer or Edge)
  3. Create a PLC Team, featuring the following elements in it:
    • Multiple channels for conversation
    • A OneNote Notebook
    • Have several fellow team members model PLC type conversations
    • Setup events in the calendar
  4. Invite other team members to login and be a part of the PLC.
  5. Brainstorm several ways that you and fellows could use this in your situation.
  1. Once you have explored various aspects of Teams for use in your situation, choose ONE of the following:
    • Create a presentation outline about next steps, usability in Word Online
    • Create a slideshow about next steps, usability in Powerpoint Online
  2. Share the link to your online document in the backchannel for this session