• Minecraft - I’m going in!

    The Technologies Curriculum is such an exciting area of learning to incorporate into our classes. The Digital Technologies strand, in particular, is filled with fascinating challenges from Foundation to Year 10. ...
    Bobby Pedersen
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • 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
    last modified by Isobel Williams
  • Microsoft Teams and Canvas...

    We have 1-1 Surface Pro devices so students and staff are big users of the stylus and OneNote. Increasingly noticing an either Canvas or OneNote situation happening when ideally it should be both but NOT where st...
    Gideon Williams
    last modified by Gideon Williams
  • Exploremos el Libro de Calificaciones de Canvas

    ATENCIÓN:  El libro de calificaciones actual se reemplazará con el libro de calificaciones nuevo a partir del 18 de enero de 2020. Durante el último año, el libro de calificaciones de C...
    Paola Sanchez
    last modified by Paola Sanchez
  • Hidden Gems: Working with SpeedGrader in New Quizzes, Part 1

    Just before I get into the SpeedGrader, there has been some changes to the New Quizzes feature on November 16. You can still add/edit/remove any rubrics, but you cannot modify the instructions once the Quizzes 2 LTI i...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • Course Design Rubrics & Checklists

    I'm starting to lose track of all the different rubrics and checklists related to course design that I've come across, and some new ones have come out very recently, so I'd thought I'd list them here.  If you kno...
    Doug Holton
    last modified by Doug Holton
  • Evidence-based Teaching Strategies in Canvas

    UPDATE: Here are the slides from a webinar on this topic.  I and my colleagues will also be presenting about this at OLC Accelerate 2019.    I've shared a resource in Canvas Commons with some...
    Doug Holton
    last modified by Doug Holton
  • Disabled Students: Testing Accommodations is No Longer a Hassle in New Quizzes

    One of the big hassles with testing accommodations is having students submit a testing request EVERY TIME for each individual test within any course. This is no longer the case with New Quizzes.   Here is an exa...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • We're Updating our Data Source

    Hello Canvas Community!    There was a glitch in the matrix. We discovered a problem that affected the accuracy of your data. To ensure that data numbers are what they should be, we are updating the da...
    Katrina Hess
    last modified by Katrina Hess
  • Come check out how to use GIFs in your Canvas Courses at Instructurecon 2019!

      Presentation Title Using GIFs as Instructional/Training Tools in Canvas. #CanvasGIF #CanvasStudentGIF   Abstract / Session Overview Long Beach Convention Center, 203  The GIF game is booming righ...
    Dave Dick
    last modified by Dave Dick
  • Mobile Update - Summer 2019!

    Hope summer is going well for you! After the second-rainiest spring on record, the atmosphere over Utah burned away and now we're all walking around in climate-controlled space suits and eating sand.   ...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • New! Meet Google Assignments LTI (Beta)

    Over the last several months, the Instructure product team has been working with Google to transition the existing Google Apps LTI to the new Google Assignments tool. This transition allows Google to maintain their ow...
    Karl Lloyd
    created by Karl Lloyd
  • Hidden Gems: Working with Rubrics in New Quizzes

    Some people are wondering: Is there a way to add a rubric to a New Quiz? The answer is actually yes, but it is in a hidden location. Here's how you can do it.   Perform the same steps as you usually would when c...
    Kelvin Dean
    last modified by Kelvin Dean
  • Working with New Quizzes in Canvas Mobile

    Since the release of the New Quizzes platform in June 2018, there have been many advances. Here are some things that you should know about New Quizzes on Canvas Mobile.   CREATING A NEW QUIZ In order to create ...
    Kelvin Dean
    created by Kelvin Dean
  • 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
    last modified by Susan Nugent
  • Canvas Data, Analytics, and Privacy

    There are two Instructure blog posts relating to data, analytics, and privacy concerns that we would like to share with the CCMS Home Group. The first is a July 2019 blog post from Instructure CEO Jared Stein, titled&...
    Logan Murray
    last modified by Logan Murray
  • 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
    last modified by Matthew Jennings
  • New Quiz Migration Options

    In this blog post I will document the different ways I have found that you can migrate quiz content to the new quiz tool. I want to document what my experience has been and the issues or concerns I've found. Curr...
    Susan Nugent
    last modified by Susan Nugent
  • 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
  • Screen Capture Editing Tools for Studio

    We just started using Arc (now Stuido) this last week (yes, total newbie!!) and as we went to build our Internal training guides realized that there wasn't a lot of documentation offered on how to use the Screen Captu...
    Kona Jones
    last modified by Kona Jones