Add materials to the Classwork page

This article is for teachers.

As a Classroom teacher, you can post resource materials, such as a syllabus, classroom rules, or topic-related reading, to the Classwork page. 

Like other types of posts on the Classwork page, materials can be organized by topic, reordered, and scheduled to post later.

Add materials

When you add materials to the Classwork page, you can:

Add materials

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork ""

  3. Tap Add ""and thenMaterial.
    Tap Material
  4. Enter a title and a description.
    Enter title

Add attachments

You can add attachments, such as Google Drive files, YouTube videos, or links, to your material.

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. Tap Attach Attachand thenchoose an option:
    Attachment type Directions
    "" Drive
    1. Tap Drive "".
    2. Tap the itemand thenSelect.

    Note: Google Drive items are view-only to students and editable by co-teachers. To change these sharing options, see Stop, limit, or change sharing.

    "" Link
    1. Tap Link "".
    2. Enter the URL and tap Add.
    "" Pick photo
    1. Tap Pick photo "".
    2. Tap the photo.
    "" Use camera
    1. Tap Use camera "".
    2. Take your photoand thentap Use photo.
  3. If you see a message that you don’t have permission to attach a file, tap Copy. Classroom makes a copy of the file to attach to the material and saves the copy to the class Drive folder.
  4. (Optional) To delete an attachment, next to it, tap Remove "".

Post to additional classes

Materials posted to multiple classes are shared with all students in those classes.

  1. Next to the class name, tap Next "".
    Tap Next
  2. Tap any additional classesand thenDone.

Post to individual students

Unless you’re posting to multiple classes, you can post material to individual students. You can’t post to more than 100 students at a time.

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. Tap All studentsand thenAll students again to deselect it.
    Tap All students
  3. Tap each student’s name to select them.
  4. Tap Done.

    Note: You’ll see the number of students you posted to in the class stream. To view the students’ names, tap number students on the material.

Add a topic

You can only add one topic to an item.

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. Tap No topic and choose an option:
    • To create a new topic, tap Add topic and enter a topic name.
    • Tap a topic in the list.
      Tap No topic
  3. Tap Save.

Learn more about how to add topics to the Classwork page.

Post, schedule, or save drafted material

Post materials

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. To post the material immediately, tap Post "".

Schedule materials to post later

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. Tap More ""and thenSchedule.
  3. At Schedule for date, tap the date, select a date, and tap OK.
  4. At Schedule for time, tap the time, select a time, and tap OK.
  5. Tap Schedule.

    The material automatically posts at the scheduled date and time.

Save material as a draft

  1. Follow the steps above to add material.
  2. Tap More ""and thenSave draft.
Edit or delete material posts

Edits affect individual classes. For multi-class materials, make edits in each class.

Edit posted material

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork "".
  3.  On a post, swipe left "".
  4. Tap Edit ""and thenenter your changesand thentap Save.

Edit scheduled material

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork "".
  3.  On a post, swipe left "".
  4. Tap Edit ""and thenenter your changesand thentap Schedule.

Edit draft material

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork "".
  3.  On a post, swipe left "".
  4. Tap  Edit ""and thenenter your changes.

    Changes are automatically saved.

  5. Choose an option:
    • Post it immediately (details above).
    • Schedule it to post at a specific date and time (details above).
    • To keep it a draft and return to the Classwork page, at the top, tap Close ""and thenSave.

Delete material

  1. Tap Classroom ""and thenthe class.
  2. Tap Classwork "".
  3.  On a post, swipe left "".
  4. Tap Delete ""and thenDelete again to confirm.

Reorder materials on the Classwork page

If you add topics to materials, you can change the order of the topics and posts on the Classwork page. For details, go to Reorder posts under a topic or Reorder topics.

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