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HWDSB Building

Instructions for the HUB and MS Teams

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Please click on the title of each section to open up a video tutorial.


Access to the HUB

A how to video for student access to the HUB

Student Access to the HUB


Navigating the environment

A view from the perspective of a student.

Homepage—school landing and course landing

Submitting work—activity feed, assignment & content link

There are a few different ways that teachers can have their Assignment Folders set up in the HUB. This video explores three ways that students can submit their work to an assignment folder.

How to move around in the course—old and new look

Part 1

Part 2

In the first video, students will have an opportunity to learn how to navigate their HUB course and learn about the differences between the old and new look of the HUB.

In the second video, students will have the opportunity to see a navigation feature available on the old look of HUB courses.

Discussion Boards

Students will learn how to locate, post, and reply to discussions in their HUB course.


Parent / student guide for accessing Portfolio through Brightspace.

Please click on the title of each section to open up a video tutorial.


MS Teams for Families

Information designed to help you support your child to use Microsoft Teams online.

You will need your child’s HWDSB login information. If they don’t have this information, your child’s teacher is able to locate and reset this on their behalf. Please reach out to the teacher for assistance.

How to use MS teams on iPad

How to use ms teams for students when using an ipad

Microsoft Teams for Education

Quick Start Guide for Students.

Updated on Monday, October 25, 2021.
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