Choose a Team Type

When you create a new Team in Microsoft Teams, you will be asked to select from one of four Team Types. Learn more in the table below about which Team meets your teaching and learning goals.

Types of Teams

Types of Teams to Choose From

Team Types

Description

Class

Teachers and students collaborating on group projects, assignments, and more.

Staff

Staff leaders and staff members collaborating on University administration and development.

Other

Student organizations or groups collaborating on University initiatives and development.

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

Students and University employees collaborating in interest groups and clubs.

 

Choose a Team to collaborate in Microsoft Teams

 

Class

Staff 

Other

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

Description

Teachers and students collaborating on group projects, assignments, and more.

Staff leaders and staff members collaborating on university administration and development.

Educators collaborating within a professional learning community. Examples: academic department, grade band, or group working on a shared goal.

Students and university employees collaborating in interest groups and clubs.

Team Owners & Team Members

Teachers are team owners and add students as team members.

Staff leaders are team owners and add staff members as team members.

Educators form the team and other educators join the team.

Any combination of students and university staff can form a team and add members.

Permissions

Teachers moderate student conversations and who can post where. Students only have write permission in certain areas.

Staff leaders control posting settings. Staff members only have write permission in certain areas.

Educators share equal read-write permissions.

Team members share equal read-write permissions unless the team owner(s) alter the settings.

Features

Class Notebook

Assignments

Conversations

Files

Video and audio calls

Chat (if enabled)

Pinning new tabs with documents or sites like Microsoft Forms

Staff Notebook

 

Conversations

 

Files

 

Meetings

 

Video and audio calls

 

Chat (if enabled)

 

Pinning new tabs with documents or sites

OneNote notebook

 

Conversations

 

Files

 

Meetings

 

Video and audio calls

 

Chat (if enabled)

 

Pinning new tabs with documents or sites

OneNote notebook

Conversations

Files

Meetings

Video and audio calls

Chat (if enabled)

Pinning new tabs with documents or sites

 

Educational Goals

Assign, track, and review student work

Export grades

Collaborate and communicate in the classroom

Make announcements

Administer quizzes and polls

Work in student groups

Share and organize rich content

Invite virtual experts into the classroom

 

Oversee professional development, staff, and administrative goals

 

Communicate

 

Make announcements

 

Share content and progress reports

 

Work in smaller groups

 

Organize virtual or face-to-face meetings

Collaborate in professional learning communities

Communicate

Make announcements

Share work

Organize virtual or face-to-face meetings

Work in smaller groups

Share and organize content

 

Collaborate and communicate with team members

Make announcements

Share content

Organize virtual or face-to-face meetings

Work in smaller groups

 

Learn More

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