Microsoft Teams a live, online video conferencing tool that allows you to have video and audio communication with your students or colleagues. Microsoft Teams can hold up to 300 students at a time and the sessions can be recorded. Microsoft Teams is also integrated with Canvas, so you can create your Teams meeting directly from Canvas.

Host your live teaching sessions
With Teams, you can host your live teaching sessions and create them directly from Canvas.

Record your session
In Teams, you can record your session and it will automatically be uploaded to Microsoft’s cloud solution, Microsoft Stream, from where you can share the recording with your students.

Present your content
You can share your content from Teams, whether it is a PowerPoint, a web page, a document, or a video.

Facilitate group work and collaborative learning
You can send students into breakout rooms, use the integrated whiteboard option or have students host their own group meetings.

Getting started:

Every teacher and student at CBS has full access to Microsoft Teams. The software works both as an application and in your browser, but we recommend using the application for the best experience. You can download Microsoft Teams here.

Need help?

For technical guides, please visit Teaching & Learning’s Canvas guide room, T&L Guides here or contact Teaching & Learning at

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