How to make students wait in lobby in Microsoft Teams

In this step-by-step tutorial video, learn how to make students wait in the Microsoft Teams meeting lobby until the teacher admits them. By making students wait in the lobby, you can avoid issues with students talking privately without the teacher being present. In the video, I cover the following:

0:00 Introduction
1:08 Make students wait in lobby before meeting begins
3:32 Make students wait in lobby once a meeting has started
4:40 What the experience looks like for a student
6:28 How to set default lobby settings (coming soon)
8:12 Wrap up

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