How can I add a form (word doc) that can be edited (added to) into an ongoing Discussion? I am the professor.
About the only way I can think to do that is to use Office 365 or Google Drive to host the file and set it to allow anyone to edit. Other cloud systems like Box or Dropbox might also work, but the key is that the file is hosted somewhere else and has a cloud editing capability. If you just attach a Word file to a discussion students will need to download and re-upload it over and over again to make changes.
A Canvas solution though would be to create a Page in Canvas, enter the content of the Word file into is and set the page to be Editable by Teachers and Students. Then link to the page in the discussion. Check out this guide and the Edit Page Settings section How do I create a new page in a course?
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