Add topics to the Classwork page

This article is for teachers

On the Classwork page, you can group assignments, quiz assignments, questions, and class materials under topics.

Think of topics as modules or units, and the assignments or materials as individual lessons. You can reorder the posts under a topic, and rearrange topics to follow your curriculum.

You don’t have to use topics for posts. If you don’t assign a topic, the post shows at the top of the Classwork page.

Create a topic

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. Tap Add and thenTopic.
  4. Enter the topic nameand thentap Done.

Students only see topics with published posts.

Add a topic to assignments, quiz assignments, or questions

You can add only one topic to an assignment, quiz assignment, or question. If an assignment is posted to several classes, editing the assignment in one class doesn't update it in the other classes.

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. To edit, choose an option:
    • Swipe left on the assignment or questionand thentap Edit .
    • Tap the assignment or questionand thentap More and thenEdit.
  4. Tap No topic.
  5. Choose an option:
    • To create a topic, tap Add topic and enter a topic name
    • To select a topic in the list, tap it.
  6. Tap Saveand thenSave to confirm.

Related topics

Add a topic to class materials

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. To edit, choose an option:
    • Swipe left on the class materialand thentap Edit .
    • Tap the class material and thentap More and thenEdit.
  4. Tap No topic.
  5. Choose an option:
    • To create a topic, tap Add topic and enter a topic name.
    • To select a topic in the list, tap it.
  6. Tap Saveand thenSave to confirm.

Note: You can add only one topic to class materials.

For more instructions on creating class materials, see Add materials to the Classwork page.

Filter by topic

You can see all your posts for a topic and quickly move between topics with the topic filter.
  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork.
  3. At the top, tap Filter and thenchoose a topic.
    You’ll see posts for that topic. If you haven’t yet posted to the topic, you’ll see “Nothing posted with this topic.”
  4. (Optional) To return to your topics, tap Filter  again.
  5. (Optional) To return to the Classwork page:
    • Within a topic, tap Back .
    • From the topics menu, tap Close .

Reorder topics

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. Touch and hold the topic to drag it to a new position.

Reorder posts under a topic

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. Touch and hold the post to drag it to a new position.

Rename a topic

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork Classwork
  3. Next to the topic name, tap More and thenRename topic.
  4. Rename your topic and tap Done.
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