Taking and uploading a photo

Taking and uploading a photo

Teachers often set assignment activities that ask for a photo of pupils work to be uploaded. In this post, we'll run through the steps of taking and uploading a photo, both from your computer and from a smart phone or tablet.



Taking a photo and uploading from a computer

To take a photo with the camera on your computer...

  • Open the camera app on your computer
  • Hold the work in front of your computer's camera
  • Take a photo


  • Open the camera app's photos folder
  • Note the location of the new photo file


  • From the activity Your answer pane click Choose file. The computer's file explorer window is displayed
  • Navigate to the camera app's photos folder
  • Select the photo file to upload
  • Click Open


The photo will be uploaded for the teacher to review.

Taking a photo and uploading from a phone or tablet

Pupils can also take a photo with a phone or tablet and upload it as a response to a file-upload assignment activity directly from the phone or tablet. 

  • From the activity Your answer pane click Choose file. Phones or tablets typically then show options to take or select a photo.
  • To take a photo...
  • Select the camera option
  • Hold the work in front of the camera
  • Take a photo

  • To select an existing photo... 
  • Use the phone/tablet's file explorer to navigate to the photo
  • Select the photo to upload



The photo will be uploaded for the teacher to review.