Using Schoology Discussions as Email or Blog – Elementary

OVERVIEW: A teacher can create individual discussion posts in Schoology for each student and assign it to that student. Only the teacher, student, and associated parents can see the discussion.

1. In Schoology, open course and select Add Materials, and select Add Discussion.
2. Add the student’s name as the title of the discussion post.
3. Next to Options, select the three triangular dots to turn on Individually Assign. A new box will appear that is titled Assign to:
4. Begin typing the student’s name, then select the Create button.
5. Create a folder in Schoology to include all discussion threads. There is a people icon with the number of students assigned to the discussion thread.

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