Reuse a post

This page is for teachers

You can reuse an announcement, assignment, or question from an existing class. When you reuse a post, you can:
  • Use it in the original class or in a different class.
  • Make copies of any attachments, or add new ones.
  • Modify the post before you publish it.
  1. Go to and click Sign In.

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

  2. Click the class and choose an option:
    • To reuse an announcement on the Stream page, in the Share something with your class box, click Reuse post Reuse post.

      Reuse post

    • To reuse an assignment, question, or materials, click Classwork and then Create and then Reuse post Reuse post

      Select Reuse post

  3. Click the class that has the post you want to reuse.
  4. Click the post.
  5. (Optional) If you’re copying this post to a different class, and don’t want to link multiple classes to the same attachments, check the Create new copies of all attachments box. This creates new documents in the Drive folder of the class you are reusing this post in.
  6. Click Reuse.
  7. (Optional) Change any information. Add or delete any attachments.

    If the post was originally sent to individual students, the post defaults to all students when you reuse it, but you can select individual students again if you want.

    Note: You can’t post to individual students across multiple classes. Posts to multiple classes are shared with all students in the classes.

  8. Choose an option:
    • Save the post for laterNext to Assign, Ask, or Post, click the Down arrow Down Arrowand then Save draft.
    • Reuse an assignmentClick Assign.
    • Reuse a questionClick Ask.
    • Reuse an announcementClick Post.
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