Microsoft Teams - Chat

This connects conversations based on people; therefore a chat between Person A and B will be it's own chat, whereas a chat with A, B, and C will be a separate chat.

Intro to Microsoft Teams Chat

Microsoft Teams - Creating a Team with Channels

A Team connects conversations based on topic. Individuals are added to the team where they can view and contribute to channels to group conversations. Chat is available to supplement the Team.


Interested in using a Team with Students?

Check out this Making IT Click blog post showcasing how a high school yearbook class used Microsoft Teams to collaborate. 

Ready to request a Team?

Submit a Help Desk ticket > Software and Applications > New Microsoft Apps Request to request a team. Please enter your preferred team name in the body of the ticket.

Microsoft Teams - Video Calls 

For staff already using Teams (Chat and/or Team), there is an embedded web conferencing tool! This is a great alternative tool to Zoom as it is built into a platform you're already using and doesn't require a meeting URL when calling from a Chat.

This is also the student Zoom replacement tool due to the audio issue of Chromebooks not hearing audio when connected to a Zoom.

Teacher Instructions

Quick Start to Microsoft Teams Meetings
Microsoft Teams for Students