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Post to the class stream

You can share your thoughts, information, or questions with your teacher and classmates in the class stream using posts and comments.

Ways to post

  • A post is a message you write that is shared with your class - your teacher and classmates.
  • A comment is a reply to your teacher's or a classmate’s comment or post.

Everyone in the class can see posts and comments. Only your teacher can see deleted posts or comments.

You can't post if

  • Your teacher turned off posts for the class.
  • Your 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, your teacher has 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:

  • Images
  • Files from your computer
  • Google Drive items, like documents, slides, or sheets.
  • YouTube videos
  • Links
  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, your teacher has turned off posts for the class.

    Click Create post

  4. In the Share with your class box, enter your message.
  5. Attach an item to your post:
    • (Optional) To attach an image or file, click Attach Attach and drag files onto the form, or select files from your computer. Click Upload.
    • (Optional) To attach a Drive item, click Drive Drive, select your file, and click Add.
    • (Optional) 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.

    • (Optional) To attach a link, click Link Link and enter the URL. Click Add Link.
  6. Click Post.
Delete a post

You can only delete a post that you created. You can't delete posts created by your teacher or a classmate.

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.

Comments

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. You can't delete a comment created by your teacher or a classmate.

  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 on the assignment or the 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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