Discussion messages are the primary way to message both students and teachers in Lantern. You can send messages both privately and publicly, as well as send them to a group of people or to individuals.
1. Click on the Discussions tab of your Course page.
2. Select Start a discussion.
3. Enter your discussion title and message, add any files, and specify who can view the discussion. The post can be viewable either by the entire class, or select people of your choosing.
4. Select who will be notified of your post and click Post this message.
5. Edit, delete, or comment on your post from the discussion page.