Post to the Stream page

This article is for students. Teachers go here.

You can share information and questions with your teachers and classmates on the Stream page 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

  • 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.

Post to the Stream page

Create a post
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class.
  3. On the Stream page, tap Share with your class.

    Share with your class

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

  4. Enter your message and tap Post 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. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class.
  3. On the Stream page, tap Share with your class. If you don’t see Share with your class, a teacher turned off permissions to post.
  4. Tap Attach Attach.
    Attachment type Directions
    Drive Drive
    1. Tap Drive Drive and then tap the item.
    2. Tap Select.
    Link Link
    1. Tap Link Link and enter the URL.
    2. Tap Add.
    Upload File
    1. Tap Upload Upload.
    2. Tap the item.
    Take photo Take a photo
    1. Tap Camera Take photo and take the photo.
    2. Tap Done .
    Record video Record a video
    1. Tap Record video Record video and record the video.
    2. Tap Done .
    New PDF PDF
    1. Tap New PDF New PDF.
    2. Write notes or draw images on the PDF.
    3. Tap Save Save.
  5. Add a message to the post. You can’t post an attachment without a message.
  6. Tap Post Post.

Note: If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, tap 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. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class.
  3. On the post, tap More More and then Delete.
  4. Tap Delete to confirm.

Comment on posts

Add a class comment to a post

A teacher can delete comments. You cannot add a comment to a post if a teacher turned off permissions to post.

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

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class.
  3. On the post, tap Add class comment  and then Add class comment.
  4. Enter your comment and tap Post Post.
Reply to a comment
This feature is only available in the computer version of Classroom. To see the instructions, click Computer.
Delete a comment

You can only delete a comment that you created.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class.
  3. Find the post with your comment and tap number class comment.
  4. Tap the comment and then Delete.
  5. Tap 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.

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