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Create a Microsoft Teams assignment with Flat

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

When creating an assignment on Flat for Education, this one will be automatically posted to your Microsoft Teams channel. We also handle a two-way synchronization of the 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 in 1-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 the “+ 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, and their grades sent automatically to your Microsoft Teams gradebook. You can learn more about our different kind of assignments on the dedicated pages.

The following elements will be added to 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 (automatically or manually set).

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

To re-use an assignment made with Flat for Education in another 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 how to review and give feedback to your students.

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