Change class details

This article is for teachers

After you create a class, you can change class details, such as the class description, the class code, and what posts appear on the Stream page.

Edit a class name, description, section, room, or subject

Notes:

  • A class name is required.
  • If you edit the class name, the class Drive folder name isn't updated. Go to Drive and rename the folder.
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Stream and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

    The class name is automatically entered.

  3. Enter your changes and tap Save.

    Note: Blank fields don't show in the student view.

Turn off, reset, or copy the class code

Classroom automatically creates a class code when you create a class. If students have a problem with the class code, you can reset it. If you don't want new students to join your class, turn off the code. You can turn it back on it at any time.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Stream and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Next to Class code, tap More More and then select an option:
    • To turn off the class code, select Disable class code.
    • To turn on a disabled code, select Enable class code.
    • To reset code, select Reset class code.
  4. (Optional) To copy the class code, tap the code.
  5. Tap Save.

Note: To display the class code with a projector, use the computer version of Classroom.

Choose how Classwork notifications show on the Stream page

You can choose whether the Classwork notifications show on the Stream page, and what details the notifications show.
The Show attachments and details view looks like this:
Expanded view

The Show condensed notifications view looks like this:
Condensed view

 

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Stream and then Settings Settings.
    Click Settings
  3. Next to Classwork on the stream, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow  and then select an option:

     
    • Show attachments and details—Students see an expanded view of notifications.
    • Show condensed notifications—Students see a condensed view of notifications.
    • Hide notifications—No Classwork notifications show on the Stream page
  4. Tap Save.

Note: Only teachers see an assignment's turned in, assigned, and graded totals.

Control who posts to the Stream page

Students can post messages on the Stream page and comment on posts from you and from classmates. You can control students’ posts by setting permissions for individual students or the whole class. 

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap the class and then Stream and then Settings Settings.

    Click Settings

  3. Tap Stream settings and  and then select an option:
    • Students can post and comment—This setting is the default. Students can create a post on the Stream page and comment on any item.
    • Students can only comment—Students can comment on an existing post, but not create a post.
    • Only teachers can post or comment—Students can't comment on or create posts on the Stream page. This setting is the same as muting all students.
      Note: For details about muting and unmuting a student, go to Set student post and sharing permissions.
  4. Tap Save.
See deleted student posts

This feature isn't available in the Android version of Classroom. Click Computer to see the instructions.

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