Posting announcements to your students

When logging in to the Summit Learning platform, teachers and students will land on the Announcements page. You can use this announcement feature to send students any message you would like, such as updates on coursework, information that will help students prioritize their work, or post links to new resources.

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How do I post an announcement?

  1. Click Announcements in the left navigation bar
  2. Select Post an announcement to studentsposting_announcement.png
  3. Select Which students should see your announcements? You can select any course or section that you teach or mentor.
  4. Enter the Title of the announcements
  5. Enter the Body Text of the announcements
  6. Include an optional Link, if applicable
  7. Click Post

Students will now see your announcements on their Announcements page. More about the Student Experience for Announcements can be found here.

Posting Announcements to a Courseonly students in sections of the Course that you teach will see the announcements.

Posting Announcements to a Section: only students in your section will see the announcements.


How do I edit or remove previously posted announcements?

Students who previously saw the original announcements will now see an Edited tag next to the announcements so that they are aware of changes to the post.

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To edit a previously posted announcement:

  1. Go to the Announcements tab
  2. Find the announcement that needs updating
  3. Click the three dots next to the announcement
  4. Select Edit
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  5. Make updates to the announcement
  6. Select Save

 To remove a previously posted announcement:

  1. Go to the Announcements tab
  2. Find the announcement that needs updating
  3. Click the three dots next to the announcement
  4. Select Remove
  5. Select Save 
  6. Students will no longer see this announcement on their Announcements page
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