In this update, the Canvas Teacher app supports section-specific announcements, user files, and opening external tools outside the app. The login page has been redesigned for improved usability and consistency. SpeedGrader supports opening context cards by tapping student profile icons and update grades by tapping the Return key on your mobile keyboard.
Download the Canvas Teacher app in the iTunes store. Version 1.5 requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Announcements supports section-specific announcements. Instructors can select to send the announcement to all sections, one section, or multiple sections in a course.
External Tool Access
External tools can be opened in Safari by tapping the Launch External Tool button.
The User Menu supports User Files for instructors. In User Files, instructors can view their existing files and folders, create a new folder, and upload new files.
Login Page Redesign
The login page has been redesigned for consistency with the Teacher app login page for Android. The Find My School button has been added to the login page for teachers to search for an institution.
Context Card Links
SpeedGrader supports opening a student’s context card by tapping the student’s profile icon when grading an assignment.
Keyboard Grade Submissions
Speedgrader supports submitting a grade by tapping the Return key using a mobile keyboard. Previously, grades could only be submitted by tapping the OK button below the Grade field.