• UDOIT 2.5.0 "Dana"

    This release is dedicated to the memory of Dana Danger Grey, a wonderful person and fierce proponent of accessibility.  Read more about Dana's life here.   The main focus for this release is adding the "fir...
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  • Removing Missing and Late Labels

    In GET THE RED INK OUT OF MY GRADEBOOK. The Sequel., Laura Gibbs  makes a passionate plea to remove the missing and late labels that come along with the new gradebook.  Kona Jones had me take a look at ...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Using Google Docs for dynamic Canvas content

    If you create a document in Google Drive, you can click on File > Publish to the Web > Publish to generate a link or embed code. The embed code can be used anywhere in Canvas where the Rich Content Editor is ava...
    Stefanie Sanders
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  • Challenge Accepted: A Canvas Success Story

    In my role as an onsite and dedicated Instructure Principal Consultant in Broward County, Florida, I am fortunate enough to collaborate on many creative Canvas engagement strategies and projects developed by the distr...
    Rachel Lee
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  • Why you should use Canvas Announcements

    It's the start of another school year, so what better time to use a tool that will make communicating with your students so much easier.  Announcements is so much better than just sending an email to your whole c...
    Kalli Binkowski
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  • Using Canvas to Support Career & Technical Education (CTE)

    As a Canvas Adoption Consultant, I have had the pleasure of working with Career and Technical Education (CTE) instructors over the past few months. These instructors teach a wide range of courses from HVAC (heating, v...
    Miranda Madigan
    created by Miranda Madigan
  • Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps (Faculty)

    Who doesn’t love a “10 steps guide” to get yourself familiarized in Canvas? When we transitioned to Canvas, our faculty were yearning for a quick-start checklist. So, we searched in the Canvas Commun...
    Karen Pinto
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  • Teachers Need To Use Teacher

    Despite an aggressive marketing campaign and screaming until my lungs grew sore, some instructors on my campus still try to use the old all-in-one Canvas app to teach.  While I am grateful I got these slow-to-cha...
    Jason Griggs
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  • Creating an inviting course home page

    The course home page is a critical navigation waypoint for students. As course designers, we can choose from numerous style ideas to make the course home page inviting and intuitive for our students.   This is a...
    Stefanie Sanders
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  • Twelve Days of CANVAS

    As a new Canvas admin I am looking for ways to engage my teachers to help them learn the features of Canvas.  Because of this I created the Twelve Days of Canvas.  This Module has a different activity for th...
    Aaron Lunsford
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  • A Magical Method of Behavior Tracking

    Tracking Behavior  Keeping track of student behavior can be a challenging task for most teachers.  It needs to be done with fidelity and privacy. It should be recorded as it happens in order to be truly accu...
    Kelley Lozicki
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  • CanvasCasters Podcast: Have Ears, Will Listen... & Subscribe

    I don't know about you, but I love podcasts. I would never do my own, so I especially laud and respect those that do. Know what else I love? Canvas & the Canvas Community.  Now those two loves have mashe...
    Sky V. King (FIU Online)
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  • Managing Canvas Data with Embulk

    Embulk is an open-source bulk data loader that helps data transfer between various databases, storages, file formats, and cloud services. embulk.org github contributors   Simply put, Embulk makes&...
    Robert Carroll
    created by Robert Carroll
  • Canvas Rollout Editable Printables

      In my role as a Principal Consultant at Instructure, I work closely with our customers during their transition to Canvas. Using our Canvas Success Model, I help schools connect their vision for teaching and lea...
    Adam Kuntz
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  • Getting an Edge on Student Feedback and Communications

    I am ever grateful for all of the resources, tips, best practices, and tools created by and for the Canvas Community. I do not think any of us could do our jobs at all without the ever-present advice and help of the c...
    Nancy LaChance
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  • Canvas Current Issues: Open to Everyone

    For the last few years, Canvas Labs has been a magical place full of wonder. Word would spread throughout the Community—admins would promote this magical land in various discussion and question threads—and...
    Erin Hallmark
    created by Erin Hallmark
  • Changes Coming to Canvas Feature Options (Part 1)

    Way back in 2014—which in Canvas time feels like an eon ago—product and engineering devised the idea of a feature option, which was a way to help each Canvas admin manage larger features that may disrupt t...
    Erin Hallmark
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  • Organizing your Canvas Dashboard

    Canvas DashboardThe Dashboard is the very first screen when we come arrive into Canvas after successful authentication.  At the University of Minnesota it goes to “Card View” by default, which represe...
    Evan Peterson
    last modified by Evan Peterson
  • Interactive Fiction with Twine and Canvas at K12

    Twine is great for writing text based adventures. There is no downloading required and the files stay on your browser. You just need to make sure you don't delete your History (although you can archive and download fi...
    Gideon Williams
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  • New Google Assignments (And keep the old one too)

    I wanted to type out a quick little blurb on our K-12 experience with the new Google Assignments integration and how we are using simultaneously with the older Google LTI integration. The older integration is the...
    Matt Hanes
    created by Matt Hanes