Sending messages to individual students is a great way to give them an extra push or help them out with specific questions they might have.
Step 1. Click Messages on the left bar of a class.
Step 2. Click New message.
Step 3. Enter the name of the student(s) in the Select recipient(s)... bar.
Step 4. Enter your message text in the Write a message... box.
Step 5. Click Send.