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Create a Microsoft Teams assignment with Flat

Flat for Education gives you a similar experience to using a regular Word/PowerPoint when it comes to creating a music assignment on Microsoft Teams. From music composition to music theory and live collaborations, Flat allows you to easily create any assignment that includes music notation.

When creating an assignment on Flat for Education, the assignment will be automatically posted to your Microsoft Teams channel. We also handle a two-way synchronization of any modifications and your students’ submissions.

This assignment feature is also a fantastic way to onboard your students on Flat for Education: from their Microsoft Teams stream, they will have access to their activity on Flat with one click.

Music composition assignment on Microsoft Teams

Student work on Microsoft Teams

Creating an assignment

Once you set up a class, you can create a Microsoft Teams assignment using Flat for Education. Open your class, then go to the “Assignments tab:

Class tab: Assignments

Click on “+ Create”, and pick the activity you want to create to get started and create your first assignment.

New assignment

Flat for Education includes a wide range of activities, available in three sections: Compositions using our music notation editor, auto-graded Worksheets, and Performance. All these assignments can be synced with Microsoft Teams, with their grades sent automatically to your Microsoft Teams gradebook. You can learn more about our different assignment types on their dedicated pages.

The following elements will be added to your Classroom when creating a Flat for Education assignment:

  • Title and instructions
  • Grading options
  • Due dates
  • Microsoft Teams assignment category

Post your assignment

Now that your assignment is ready you can post it. If you want to see how your students will experience Flat for Education, check out our dedicated article.

Their submissions made with Flat for Education will be sent to Teams, as well as their grades (whether automatically or manually set).

Copy an assignment to other classes (Re-use assignment)

To re-use an assignment made with Flat for Education in other classes, always click on “Re-use” from the Flat for Education website.

Reviews and follow up

Now that your assignment is available to your students you can follow their progress. Check out our dedicated article to learn more about reviewing and giving feedback to your students.

Video tutorial

Need more information? Check out this video tutorial on how to create assignments on Microsoft Teams.

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