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Post to the class stream

You can share thoughts, information, and questions with your teachers and classmates in the class stream using posts and comments. Everyone in the class can see posts and comments. Only a teacher can see deleted posts or comments.

Ways to post

  • You write a post in the class stream to share with your class—teacher and classmates.
  • A comment is a reply to a post or comment. They’re shared with the class, too.

You can't post if

  • A teacher turned off posts for the class.
  • A teacher has turned off your permission to post or comment.

Posts

Create a post
  1. Sign in to Classroom with your Google Account.

    For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. At the bottom, click Add Add and then Create post Create post.

    Note: If you don’t see Add Add, a teacher turned off posts for the class.

    Click Create post

  4. In the Share with your class box, enter your message.
  5. 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 for create a post.
  2. In the Share with your class box, enter your message.
  3. Attach an item to your post:
    • To attach an image or file, click Attach Attach and drag files to attach or select them from your computer and click Upload.
    • To attach a Drive item, click Drive Drive, select your file, and click Add.
    • To attach a YouTube video, click YouTube YouTube and choose an option:
      • Search for a video.

        Enter keywords and click Search Search. Click the video and then Add.

      • Attach a video link:

        Click URL, enter the URL, and click Add.

    • To attach a link, click Link Link,  enter the URL, and click Add Link.
  4. 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. Sign in to Classroom 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.

Comment on posts

Add a class comment to a post
  1. Sign in to Classroom 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. Sign in to Classroom with your Google Account.

    For example, you@yourschool.edu or you@gmail.comLearn more.

  2. Click the class.
  3. Hover on 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. Sign in to Classroom 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.

Private comments

When your teacher assigns you work, you can send a private comment to your teacher with the assignment or question. Otherwise, if you want to send your teacher or a classmate a private message, send an email. For details, see Send an email.

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