• Portfolium Network

    As of October 15, 2019, the Portfolium Network is free and will be seamlessly integrated into the Canvas LMS user experience.   What is the Portfolium Network?In February of 2019, we announced that we had en...
    Peter D'Orsi
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  • The Portfolium Network - New Training Course on Folios

    Say hello to the newest member of the Instructure family - Portfolium. Portfolium is your free digital portfolio tool to visually showcase your academic and professional accomplishments and experiences. It is also you...
    Alicia Smith
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  • Canvas not making the Grade (visible)...

    Having just delivered some PowerPoint training to students about making their presentations more effective, I thought I'd take some of my own medicine and start with a * bang * - hence the title of the piece which mig...
    Gideon Williams
    last modified by Gideon Williams
  • How we keep your questions flowing!

    As many of you will have seen we are now a community of more than 500,000 members worldwide (*high fives, go TEAM*) and to keep the community running smoothly with questions flowing (and not getting stale) sometimes t...
    Stuart Ryan
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  • Using Canvas for teaching Science (K-12)

    Thinking about ways we can use Canvas in teaching Science I came up with a few ideas including: Using Simulations - finding online simulations to duplicate or try out dangerous or expensive experiments that are diffi...
    Isobel Williams
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  • Outcomes and Feedback for Writing in AP Social Studies Courses

    One of the biggest challenges I faced as a teacher in an AP social studies course was managing writing.  We need our students to write because it is a majority of the end-of-the-year summative exam offered by Col...
    Alissa Amundson
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  • Passport to Canvas - Student Canvas Orientation Course

    There are many important pieces to consider when migrating to a new LMS or adopting an institution-wide LMS for the first time.  An important step in the process is determining how to introduce the platform to st...
    Jaclyn  Myers
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  • New and Improved Rich Content Editor HTML Cheatsheet

    At InstructureCon2019 the new rich content editor was unveiled so I decided it was time for update to the Rich Content Editor HTML Cheatsheet (see the original post). It important to note at this time the new editor i...
    Susan Nugent
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  • Student-Directed Home Pages

    Today, the first day of a new semester, I asked each of the classes I teach,  "What would your ideal home page look like?"   During the five years our school has had Canvas, I've done a fair bit o...
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • Post Policy Updates Feedback

    Hey everyone,  We're grateful for all of the feedback we've received on Post Policies. The team has been working hard to address the most pressing issues and we've released several bug fixes over the last few wee...
    Jon Fenton
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  • Canvas Deploys and Releases Update

    Several months have gone by since we introduced and implemented our new release and deploy processes. We’ve been taking copious notes with each and have made some adjustments to improve your experience. ...
    Erin Hallmark
    created by Erin Hallmark
  • Dad Jokes.Succeeding

    In the spirit of Grab the big shoes and pile into the car, I would like to continue your daily dose of laughter. We all know it is the best medicine and far to often we all take ourselves to serious. So this is the pl...
    Matthew Jennings
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  • (Very Nearly) 13 Features I wish were in Quizzes.next

    Quizzes remain a challenge to introduce in many learning environments that don't have a culture of regular closed answer testing (see below). Whilst they can often save time for the teacher and provide invaluable reca...
    Gideon Williams
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  • Managing Rolling Enrolments

    Now that you've set up your instance with Sub-accounts and Courses, how can you manage your enrolments? In Vocational Education, many organisations work with rolling enrolments, where students start their unit and qua...
    Candice Lim
    created by Candice Lim
  • "Initial Stage: We are reviewing your idea"

    tl;dr: Newly-submitted ideas will start out in a new non-voting stage: Initial Stage: We are reviewing your idea.   Next week, starting on Monday, June 17, we will change how newly-submitted ideas behave and disp...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Using jQuery without Custom Javascript

    Please note that Instructure is no longer using jQuery in their designs or development. jQuery is presently part of Canvas and Instructure currently has no plans to change this. jQueryUI is a separate library that has...
    Jeremy Perkins
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  • Canvas Mobile Design 2019 | Quest Information

    Hello there, Canvas Mobile Users Group!   It’s been quiet around here lately! To help kick start some new collaboration in CMUG, Ryan, Kristin, and I designed a quest! Now, this quest will require som...
    Super Panda
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  • Shakalakabra: Hang Ten on This Standards-Based Grading Wave

      Presentation Title Shakalakabra : Hang Ten on This Standards-Based Grading Wave ♀️   Abstract / Session Overview Yo dudes and dudettes, learning mastery can talk to the Canvas grade book with a couple ...
    Bradley Moser
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  • Learn Bravely

    On my way to work I go past several schools and notice the different School Visions emblazoned on flags and gateways. It seems that over the past decades the trend has been to display school visions, mission statement...
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • Universal Design for Learning on Canvas

    Designing Courses that Break Barriers and Increase Outcomes for Everyone The other day, a student learning to be an instructional designer asked me, as part of an interview for her class, “do you think teaching ...
    Marah Metallo
    last modified by Marah Metallo