How to Use Microsoft Teams for Team Collaboration and Communication

This is a quick guide to show you how we use Microsoft Teams for team collaboration and communication. Since the journalism students are almost never in the same room together, we’ve been trying different platform for years. We tried Basecamp and while I loved it, the students wanted something different. Slack was next, and everyone thought it was great until the tech department shut it down. Now we use Microsoft Teams, and honestly it’s our favorite of the bunch.

This video gives you an overview of how my staff uses it.

Jerred Zegelis

Jerred Zegelis has been advising publications in Omaha, NE for over 15 years. He co-advises the Shield yearbook, Lance newspaper, Craze magazine, Warrior Television video program, and the Westside Wired website. He is proud that his programs are fully student led, and finds that when he focuses on ethics and empowering young people, they produce high quality content. He can be found at:

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