Microsoft Stream is like your own internal YouTube service for any company running Office 365. For a school it provides a way students and staff can upload and share video content without needing to post the videos on a file server that is often slow and hard to access when not at school.
To use Stream go to https://stream.microsoft.com/
CLICK HERE for the user guide in PDF or get the full guide online HERE
You can use Stream to upload and share videos within your organisation. This gives you a level of security you can't get with YouTube plus the big benefit for schools with Office365 is that students can login with their school details.
With Stream you can
- Upload a video and share a link with the whole organisation or just one person
- Create a channel which can be a private channel for a defined group of students who can add their own videos to the channel.
- Create a group of teachers or students that can get access to a channel.
Give the video a name and description:
Add groups or individuals:
Options include allowing comments on the video and having a caption file that converts voice to text.
Share the video via a link or embed in a blog/website