PSK12 Bulletin Board: 10/12/2018

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Hello Admins, 

We have officially entered the fall season here in Utah. The skies are cloudy, the breeze is crisp, and the mountains are colorful, just the way we like them. We hope your fall is going well! Grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte and take a break to read over some of the Canvas Current Events!


Introducing: Canvas Nation


Canvas Nation aims to build a community of Canvas users to spread the love of innovation in education and technology. From coast to coast, you’ll hear the stories of the lifelong learners in Canvas Nation. Through they have different backgrounds, they are nonetheless united by a common goal.

Learning truly makes us free.



Click below to learn more, download helpful resources and classroom decorations, and get involved in Canvas Nation!


Surveys are Coming!


It is that time of year again for our Canvas Fall 2018 Admin Survey! Next week you will find a unique link to your survey, delivered directly to your inbox. Please let us know how we are doing and what we can do to make sure you are getting 5 star support from us as your CSM team!


Who Ya Gonna Call?!


Quin did an awesome Webinar on when to contact your CSM Team and when to contact Support. Take a look at the webinar and the handy reference sheet below!


It's time to schedule your 4th Quarter Call with your CSM Team! 

Click the image above to schedule your quarterly check-in call!

As your CSM team, we are also always available to answer questions via email


Growing with Canvas

We'd love to introduce you to our new free, self-paced Canvas training course! Click below to learn more!


Professor Quin is our resident Webinar Pro! He offers webinars for New Admin Orientation, Study Hall Webinars that go over specific Canvas features, and Extra Credit Webinars on how to get even more out of Canvas! Click below to view upcoming webinars.


Feature Idea


Frustrated with the new Parent Observer Pairing Code process? If you are interested in the ability to mass generate pairing codes, this feature idea is open for voting! Click the image above and cast your vote!


Template Sale!


Just in time for Back to School, we are offering Templates Buy 3, Get 1 Free! This offer is available through the end of October 2018, so take a look! Click the button below to take a look at some of the ready-made options, or contact us if you are interested in some custom templates! 


Featured LTI Tool


TED Ed is a collection of quality videos that can be used for instructional purposes. This app lets you search for and embed TED Ed vidoes in your course material.

 Click below for a guide on adding External Tools to courses.


Catch Up With The Official Canvas Blog


Assessment Management System in Canvas?


Interested in learning morea about Gauge, our Assessment Management System? Click below to sign up for a free webinar!


Now Available in Canvas!


Analytics Beta is here! This updated tool explores giving Teachers, Students, and Administrators the right info at the right time, to make teaching and learning easier.


Analytics Beta has been added to your BETA environment ( as of October 8th. As an admin you have three weeks to test out the new tool in your Beta environment before we deploy Analytics Beta to your Production environment on October 27th.


As mentioned in the release notes, Analytics Beta will be added to your environment as an account level LTI tool and disabled by default in the course navigation. If you do not want Analytics Beta in Production on October 27th, you can uninstall the LTI tool in the Account Settings Apps tab.

Resources for a Great Year!

Take advantage of our webinars, the new training course-- Growing with Canvas, guides, and community spaces to get back into the swing of things in no time!


Get to Know Your

Priority Services CSM Team!

This week we are spotlighting Amanda!

(Pictured here with her family. She is on the far right.)


If you could have lunch with one person, living or dead, who would it be?

  • Michelle Obama


What is the one thing you can't resist?

  • Peanut Butter M&Ms! 


What is one item could you never give up?

  • White High-Top Converse shoes


What was your favorite toy or item as a kid

  • The Talkboy from Home Alone 2!


What is your favorite breakfast cereal?


  • Cinnamon Life



Need Help?


Release Notes: 10/06/2018