Creating a Discussion
Select the Material Tab
When creating a discussion, be sure to give it a Title.
The description is optional. For some assignments, the descriptions will provide clarity to the students.
Schoology allows the teacher the flexibility to have students answer discussion boards in five different ways:
Discussion Posts May Be Graded
Be sure to put in the due date
Select a Category (Remember, your categories must be created first in your grade setup)
Select the Marking Period
Select the Grading Factor (Remember, your grading scales must be created first in your grade setup)
Discussion Learning Objectives and Options
Schoology Discussion boards also allow assignments to be aligned to state standards by simply clicking on the Align button and searching the Learning Objectives.
The Options allow the teachers to 1) individually assign the assignment, 2) lock the assignment 3) publish the assignment to students 4) allow students to see other students comments before sharing their work 5) teachers share the discussion 6) copy to another course