Microsoft Stream


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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Microsoft Stream is a content hosting site where users can upload, view, and share videos securely. Microsoft Stream also helps you organize content into channels and groups so it's easier to find.

Access: Microsoft Stream can be accessed through the Microsoft My Apps Portal or in the waffle menu in Microsoft Online.

*Videos uploaded to Microsoft Stream can only be shared with BCPS users.

Learning How

Getting Started with Microsoft Stream

Get started with Microsoft Stream by uploading your first video and learn how to set permissions and share with other users.

Organize your videos using Groups and Channels.

Use Stream to create screen recordings of up to 15 minutes in length.

Add Microsoft Forms to your videos to add interactivity and assess student understanding.

ISTE Standards for Students

    • 3. Knowledge Constructor- Students critically curate a variety of resources using digital tools to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for themselves and others.

Ideas for Use


  • Store instructional videos to share with students

  • Record yourself to create a flipped lesson

  • Explain difficult concepts with visuals

  • Provide a recap to a lesson

  • Perform demonstration experiments

  • Provide tutorials or how-to instructions

  • Model speaking activities or lessons


  • Record presentations at home to show at school

  • Narrate documents or presentation software

  • Showcase speaking activities in a foreign language lesson