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Students and teachers get Teams for free

Engage students with virtual face-to-face connections and activities, or set up a remote lunch to keep classrooms connected and having fun and it’s free for students and teachers with a valid school email address.

Introducing Windows 11 SE

The new, cloud-first operating system— Windows 11 SE, built for Education. The affordable and simple way to help make learning accessible to every student.

Effective learning, all in one place

Let students, faculty, educators, and staff meet, work together, create content, and share resources in Office 365 Education — featuring the simple, intuitive power of Microsoft Teams.

Collaborate with ease

Meet for free with up to 300 students or community members and access persistent chat to ensure everyone stays connected for learning or work.

Engage Learners

Organize classrooms and assignments, collaborate and share files, and access class materials in one central location.

Elevate day-to-day work

Access Insights for the school and classroom, use apps and integrations to reduce workloads, and build community, all on a safe and secure platform.


IT setup guidance

Set up your institution for remote and hybrid learning.

Educator resources

Get started quickly with guides, videos, and other learning resources for Teams in education settings.

Teams features and benefits

Learn what Teams can do

Learn how to access the latest and greatest features in Teams with these quick tip videos.

Improve reading fluency through personalized learning experiences with Reading Progress

Save time, gain insights, and empower your students to build literacy skills with this free tool that enables independent reading practice and AI-assisted reviews.

Key features for classroom collaboration

Breakout Rooms

Make discussions and teamwork easier by dividing classes into small groups in Microsoft Teams.


Collaborate together on a shared digital canvas with Microsoft Whiteboard, integrated in Teams.

Support resources

Get the help you need

Find additional support, learn Teams best practices and join communities to learn from others.

How to get started: For parents and families

Help your student connect and learn from anywhere on Microsoft Teams with these simple tips and tricks for getting started.

Microsoft Enable Remote Learning Community

Be part of a global community dedicated to successful distance learning, with best practices, tips and tricks, and all the answers you need.

Your students deserve equitable access

Students deserve more than one-size-fits-all technology, especially as educators work to address significant issues of equity and access. Windows 11 devices work with or without an internet connection, protect against online threats, and have inclusive, built-in solutions that help each student achieve their potential.

Affordable devices starting at $249

Choose from a range of ruggedized Windows 11 laptops and 2-in-1s that are easy to configure, built for rigorous education use, and last all day – with free online training and support.

Frequently asked questions

To access Microsoft Teams for Education, click Sign In and enter the email address and password provided by your school. If your school is already signed up for Office 365 for Education and has turned on access to Microsoft Teams, or if your school is an accredited academic institution, you’ll be able to sign in or sign up. If you’re having trouble, please contact your school’s IT administrator.
Sign in to Teams for students.

    Learn how to create class and staff teams in Microsoft Teams in just a few simple steps.
    Create class team.
    Create staff team.

      Get clear guidance for creating, attending, and running meetings—with specific tips for educators, students, and administrators.
      Create and run meetings.

        While in the meeting, select the and choose Large Gallery view to see up to 49 participants in a grid view or Together Mode for a more relaxed classroom view (good for brainstorming and discussions).
        See my class.

          Find everything you need to know about creating and navigating assignments, quizzes, and more—for educators and students.
          Learn how assignments work.

            Send a quiz to students and grade the results, without ever leaving Teams, and track student progress in the Grades tab.

              Every class team comes with its own linked OneNote Class Notebook for the whole class to store text, images, handwritten notes, attachments, links, voice, video, and more. Learn how to find, set up, and use yours.
              Learn more.

                Learn how your LMS and Teams work better together for hybrid learning to support a connected and engaged school community.
                Integrate LMS.

                  Discover dozens of Microsoft-approved apps to make your Teams experience even better.
                  Customize teams.

                    Need help? Try these troubleshooting tips, email Office Support with your question, visit the Office Support Center, or ask the Microsoft Education community.
                    Troubleshooting guide.
                    Contact support.
                    Visit support center.
                    Ask the community.

                      Build your remote and hybrid teaching skills with free online training and resources including live Stores sessions, professional development training, on demand content, and more.
                      Get started on Teams Educator training.
                      Webinar playlist.
                      Get started with online training course.
                      Microsoft Teams University.

                        Tell us how we can make Teams better for your classroom and staff with our Teams UserVoice forum.
                        Suggest new features.

                          With Insights in Teams for Education you can understand how your students engaged with the class material and each other. You can check what they did within Teams throughout the day.
                          Get started with Insights.

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