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Using Microsoft Teams for Remote Learning

September 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm


Event Description

Microsoft Teams is your new classroom hub! It integrates all of your favorite Microsoft Office 365 apps and features into one streamlined space, making collaboration with your coworkers and students simple, easy, and effective.

In this session, we will cover:
– How to navigate the Teams interface.
– Making a team.
– Adding channels and apps to your team.
– Adding members to your team and managing permissions.
– Navigating the calendar, adding meetings, and managing meeting permissions.
– Using the chat and call tabs.

**This webinar will be presented in a Microsoft Teams Meeting room to allow for demonstrations of the tools.

Colleen Kaplan

Colleen Kaplan serves as the LTC Digital Learning Outreach Specialist.  In this role, Colleen leads the SPARK program (Supporting Parents and Remote Kids), which aims to provide support and resources created specifically for parents and caregivers during remote and hybrid learning.  Additionally, Colleen is a self-proclaimed Microsoft evangelist and covers many of the Microsoft trainings the LTC offers.

Prior to joining the LTC in August 2020, Colleen spent 10 years in various roles, including a high school technology integration specialist, CTE, and English teacher.  She is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Fellow, a Microsoft Certified Educator, and an ISTE Certified Educator.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a master’s degree in educational leadership. Colleen works with schools across the state but is located in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.


September 15, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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IL United States


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Online / Statewide