Post to the Stream page

This article is for students. Teachers go here.

You can share information and questions with your teachers and classmates in the class stream using posts and comments. 

  • A post is a question or information you add to the class stream. 
  • A comment is a reply to someone else’s post or comment.

Everyone in the class can see posts and comments but only a teacher can see deleted posts. A teacher can delete posts.

Note: You can’t post if a teacher turned off permissions to post.

Ways to post on the Stream page

  • You write a post in the class stream to share with your class—teacher and classmates.
  • Reply to a post or comment. Comments are visible to the entire class.

Create a post

To ask a question or to share information with your teacher and classmates, create a post.

My class has the Classwork page

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. On the Stream page, click Share something with your class.

    Share something with your class

    Note: If you don’t see Share something with your class or Add Add, a teacher turned off permissions to post.

  4. Enter what you want to say and click Post.

My class doesn't have the Classwork page

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. On the Stream page, point to Add Add and then click Create post Create post.

    Note: If you don’t see Add Add, a teacher turned off permissions to post.

  4. Enter what you want to say and click Post.

Add an image, file, video, or link to your post

You can attach items to your post, such as images, files, Google Drive items, YouTube videos, or links.

  1. Follow the steps above to create a post.
  2. Attach an item to your post:
    Attachment type Directions
    File Image or file
    1. Click Attach File.
    2. Drag files to attach or select them from your computer.
    3. Click Upload.
    Drive Drive
    1. Click Drive Drive and select your file.
    2. Click Add.
    YouTube YouTube

    Search for a video:

    1. Enter keywords and click Search Search.

    2. Click the video and then Add.

    Attach a video link:

    1. Click URL and enter the URL.

    2. Click Add.

    Link Link
    1. Click Link Link and enter the URL.
    2. Click Add Link.
  3. Click Post.

    Note: If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, click Copy. Classroom makes a copy to attach to your post and saves it to the class Drive folder.

Delete a post

You can only delete a post that you created.

If you delete a post that you created, all the comments associated with it are deleted as well. You can't undo this action. However, your teacher can see all deleted posts.
  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. On the post, click More More and then Delete.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.

Add a class comment to a post

If your teacher allows it, you can comment on other posts and comments. A teacher can delete comments. You cannot add a comment to a post if a teacher turned off permissions to post.

Note: You can’t add pictures, links, or videos to comments. Comments are text-only.

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. Find the post and in the Add class comment box, enter your comment.
  4. Click Post.

Reply to a comment

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. Point to the comment and click Reply Reply.

    The person you are replying to is automatically mentioned in your reply.

    Click Reply

  4. Enter your reply and click Post.

Delete a comment

You can only delete a comment that you created.

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. On the comment, click More More and then Delete.
  4. Click Delete to confirm.

Send a private comment to your teacher

You can make a comment to your teacher that only they can see. When you’re assigned work, you can send a private comment to your teacher from the assignment or question.

My class has the Classwork page

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class and then ClassworkDon't see Classwork?
  3. Click the assignment and then View assignment.
  4. Click Add private comment, enter your comment and click Post.

My class doesn't have the Classwork page

  1. Go to classroom.google.com and click Sign In.

    Sign in with your Google Account. For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class. 
  3. Click the assignment and then View assignment.
  4. Click Add private comment, enter your comment, and click Post.
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