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How do I add Important Info in the Resources tab as an instructor?

How do I add Important Info in the Resources tab as an instructor?

This lesson applies to users at institutions that have enabled the Canvas for Elementary user interface.

You can add Important Info to the Homeroom's Resources tab or a subject's Resources tab. Added information will only display in the Homeroom or subject in which it was added.

Note: If content is not added to Important Info, the Important Info section does not display on the Resources tab.

Open Subject

Open Subject

Click the Subjects link in Global Navigation [1].

To add information to the Homeroom, click the Homeroom link [2].

To add information to a subject, click the subject link [3].

If the subject does not display on the Subjects list, you can view all of your courses by clicking the All Subjects link [4].

Manage Subject

Manage Subject

To add Important Information to a subject, click the Manage Subject button.

Note: This is not required when adding important information to the Homeroom.

Open Important Info

Open Important Info

Click the Important Info link in Subject Navigation.

Add Important Info

Add Important Info

If you have not added content to Important Info, a message displays [1].

To add content to Important Info, click the Edit button [2].

Add Important Info

Add Important Info

Use the Rich Content Editor to add content to Important Info.

Save Content

Save Content

To save, click the Update Important Info button.

View Important Info

The Resources tab of the subject or homeroom in which information was added [1] displays Important Info with your added content [2].  

To edit content, click the Edit icon [3].

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