You can add an ungraded discussion in your course using the Teacher app.
The images in this lesson are shown for a phone display, but unless otherwise noted, tablet displays mirror the same steps.
Note: Graded discussions cannot be added using the app.
In the Courses tab, tap the name of the course you'd like to view.
Tap the Discussions link.
To add a discussion, tap the Add icon.
In the Title field , add a title for the discussion.
In the Description field , add a description for the discussion. You can use the Rich Content Editor to format your title and description . Learn more about using the Rich Content Editor.
To publish your discussion, tap the Publish button .
To allow threaded replies, tap the Allow threaded replies button .
To subscribe to the discussion, tap the Subscribe button .
If you want to require users to have to post to the discussion before seeing replies from others, tap the Users must post before seeing replies button .
To set availability dates for the discussion, tap the Available From option  and/or Available Until option . For each option you can set a date and time.
To attach a file to the message, tap the Attach icon.
To select your attachment file, tap the Add icon . Then select how you would like to attach a file .
Note: To learn more about media attachments, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
Once you have added your attachment, it can be viewed on the Attachments page . To delete your attachment, tap the Delete icon .
To add another attachment, tap the Add icon . To return to your discussion, tap the Done link .
Tap the Done link.
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