How do I use Conversations as a student?

Please note: Chalk Student Accounts are only available for students who are in schools subscribed to Chalk.
Learn more about how to bring this to your school.

This article, for students, will help you to:

  • View conversations with your teacher.
  • Leave comments.
  • View announcements from your teacher.
  • Change email notification settings. 

How do I view conversations with my teacher?

Select a class from the left sidebar and click on the Conversation tab. From here, you will be able to see all posts, comments and class announcements that your teacher has made.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

How do I start a conversation with my teacher?

Step 1:

If your school or teacher granted you permission to create posts and comments, you can click on Start a Conversation...

Step 2:

Type in your message and click Add Post. You can also upload files that you would like to send to your teacher.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

How do I leave a comment?

Step 1:

Click and type in the comment box under a post.

Step 2:

Hit enter on your keyboard when done.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

How do I view class announcements?

Any class announcements that your teacher has created for a class will also show up under the Conversations tab view. They will look like this:

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

How do I edit my email notification settings?

Step 1:

Click on your avatar at the top right of the screen and select Email Preferences from the menu.

Step 2:

Toggle the option for Notifications when teacher starts a conversation or comments on your student profile on or off, depending on your preference. 

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.

Unfortunately, Conversations are not yet available for mobile.