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BoG 6/7/2016: Summer Contests, Collaborations and Challenges

Blog Post created by biray@instructure.com Administrator on Jun 7, 2016

For most of you, school is out and vacations have started (or are about to start). But summertime is also a chance to tackle some projects. Turns out, the Canvas Community may have exactly what you need to stay jump-start your creativity and stay productive over these (not so) lazy days.

 

Best. Field Trip. Ever

 

The Open Education group has launched another contest to inspire its members to think more openly! (If you missed out on the last blogging challenge, then here's another shot at $200!) This summer, members are encouraged to create field trips (captured in a Canvas module) and share it publicly to Canvas Commons. To read about the challenge details, check out Summer Contest: Best. Field Trip. Ever. We'll be mapping all the field trip submissions as they are submitted on our Field Trip Google Map... so you can see all the places students can go!

 

Mobile-Friendly Assignments

 

Summer is your chance to practice enhancing or designing new assignments. And if you've been wanting to make parts of your activities more mobile-friendly, then this is the summer for you. Check out . Another opportunity to leverage Canvas Commons for sharing, but also taking advantage of reviews within Commons, as well. Mobile experts like Ryan Seilhamer will be around to provide tips and feedback on your mobile assignments.

 

Spring Isn't Over Yet


For those of you in the Canvas User Engagement group and wanted to participate in the Spring Cleaning Blog Challenge, you're in luck. THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 21, 2016 <--- the official last day of spring/first day of summer. If you need some inspiration, check out these submissions:

 

Enjoy the rest of your week!


Biray

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