PSK12 Bulletin Board -11/9/2018

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Hello Admins, 

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we sure have a lot to be gratefiul for around here! We hope the start of your holiday season finds you well! Take a minute to catch up on what Canvas is up to this season!

 

The next Bulletin Board will be after the Thanksgiving break, so we hope you have a great holiday with family and friends! 

 

Thank You!

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We so appreciate all of those who took the time to complete our Fall Survey and give us their genuine feedback!

 

Our goal is always to make your jobs easier and ensure that your experience with Canvas is a positive one, and this survey helps us know how better to do so. Your time is valuable, and we appreciate your giving some of it to us!

 

Introducing: Canvas Nation

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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. Though they have different backgrounds, they are nonetheless united by a common goal.

Learning truly makes us free.

#CanvasNation

 

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

 

Who Ya Gonna Call?!

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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!

 
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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 atpriorityservicesk12@instructure.com

 

Growing with Canvas

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

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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

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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!

 

Featured LTI Tool

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Quizlet is a mobile and web-based study application that allows students to study information via learning tools and games.

It is currently used by 2-in-3 high school students and 1-in-3 college students in the United States!

Search for and embed publicly available flashcards and question sets from Quizlet. Questions can be embedded directly into content as flash cards, review, or as a study game.

 

Catch Up With The Official Canvas Blog

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Assessment Management System in Canvas?

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

 

Now Available in Canvas!

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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 Production environment as of October 29th.
 
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, 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 Tyler!

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What was the first concert you attended?

  • Neil Diamond, with my parents. Don't judge.

 

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?

  • Depending the amount of my winnings....I would buy homes in all my favorite locations.   

 

What is one thing you cannot resist?

  • Cinnamon Bears! (This is a secret even we didn't know!)

 

What is the best place you have traveled to and why?

  • Paris, France.  For the obvious reasons, and I also had my wedding ceremony there!

 

If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

  • A General Manager of an NBA or NFL team (Tyler is a big Jazz fan and a Falcons fan)

 

 

 

Need Help?

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Release Notes: 11/17/2018

 
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