Instructors can utilize many of the functions offered by Piazza. To manage your class, simply click on “Manage Class” button , and you can customize your Q&A , manage enrollment , create groups , and customize your course page .
In “customize Q&A”, you can enable or disable private posts , student polls , duplicate question feedback , and timer delays .
In “Management Enrollment”, you can enroll additional professors, TAs , and students  who are not added through Canvas.
In “Create Groups”, you can enable group based discussion by clicking “Create Groups” . Once you’ve created groups name , select whether students can self-join groups, or assign students to group by clicking on the group title. See additional instructions below: http://support.piazza.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1563994-create-groups
In “Course Page” Settings, you can select how many resources are displayed to students and instructors in the course page . You can also select which resource sections are visible to students by checking the boxes in the visibility settings .