PSK12 Bulletin Board 3/19/19

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Hello Admins, 

We hope you are feelin' the Luck O' The Irish! 

 

We are donning our green to avoid being pinched, and keeping an eye out for those pesky leprechauns! As Spring really gets under way, take a moment to go over some upcoming events, changes, and learning opportunities in the Canvas world!

 

-Your CSM Team

 

Surveys are Coming!

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It is just about that time of year again for our 

Canvas Spring 2019 Admin Survey!

Your unique link will be sent straight to your email inbox on March 13th!

We so appreciate your time and your feedback.

 

Fill it out before March 22nd for a chance to win a Canvas Swag Pack!

 

Join us to learn more about Arc!

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Come learn how to Unmute Learning with Arc. 

 

Yes? Maybe? Not sure?  Regardless of where you are at on a scale of 1 - 5 on your knowledge around Arc, we would like to personally invite you to join us for our upcoming group discussion and webinar all about Arc.

March 21, 2019, at 11:00 am MST.

 

 

Enter to win a 3D Printer!

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The 2019 Additive Education Program is an initiative founded by GE to qualify and equip schools around the world with a cloud-based 3D printing solution that develops students interest in STEM and prepares a future workforce for additive manufacturing. 

 

Apply below and respond to question 12 (how did you hear of the program) with the selection "Other - Instructure" for some extra LUCK!

 

Canvas Faculty Lounge Webinar Series

Episode 1: New Gradebook, New You

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On the February 19 Faculty Lounge Webinar, we took a closer look at the New Gradebook in Canvas.

Among the topics we covered:

 

  • Enabling the New Gradebook
  • Tour of the New Gradebook (for both students and teachers)
  • Transition Timeline- What to expect as the 'old' gradebook is retired this year
  • Questions and answers (on the New Gradebook, and otherwise)
 

Canvas With Your

Littlest Learners

Online Classrooms at the K-5 Level

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Click the button below for some ideas on how to use Canvas for even your yougest learners. 

 

Join Local

Canvas User Groups

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Everett Public Schools, together with Canvas by Instructure, invite you to the Washington Canvas User Group held on Friday, 15 March 2019 in Everett, WA. This will be a great opportunity to become friends and network with other Canvas users in the area, learn new things, get questions answered, and have a lot of fun. Everyone is encouraged to attend, whether you're a first-time Canvas user, or an expert.

 

Click below to register for the User Group

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Join us for the annual MAGIC conference at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA.

 

Friday, April 12th and Saturday, April 13th, 2019

 

Journey to Standards Based Grading

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Join us for a live webinar with Oshkosh Area School District about their continuing journey to standards based grading district-wide and how Canvas is supporting their initiatives grades 6 - 12.

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Feature Idea 

worth voting for

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Default notification settings by user role

 

As an account or subaccount admin, do you want to be able to set default notification settings for your users by role? Like role-based permissions, these notification settings could be locked or unlocked; that is, you could choose to allow users in a given role to change a default notification setting or not.

 

Vote below for this feature!

 

New Gradebook: 

Start using it now!

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The New Gradebook isn't so new anymore. It is well on its way to becoming the default gradebook in Canvas. Start using it now so that when it rolls our as the default, you are one step ahead! 

 

The feature can be turned on at the acocunt level in the Feature Options Tab.

 

Access the guide below for more details of what the New Gradebook has to offer.

 
 

Join us for a Learnin' Safari!

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Join us in Long Beach this summer for a Learnin' Safari!

(Do you have Beach Boys songs running in your head yet?)

 

Click the button below to learn more, register, and plan your trip!

 
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It is a new year and it is time to schedule your Winter/Spring 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 at priorityservicesk12@instructure.com

 

Professional Development

for the 21st Century

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Reinforce skills. 

Facilitate feedback.

Increase collaboration. 

Share expertise.

Continuous learning for the digital age.

Practice creates a scalable means for teachers to frequently practice skills and receive meaningful, timely feedback through the power of peer-to-peer video assessment and coaching.

 

If you are looking to do more with professional development, ask us about this new member of the Instructure Family. 

 

 
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Join us for our FREE monthly webinar every Third Tuesday at 11AM Mountain Time.

 

You can sign up to attend them live, or view the recorded webinars 48 hours after they take place.

Click the button below to see our Webinars page.

 

March 19, 2019

Quizzes.Next-Teacher's View

 

April 16, 2019

Grading in Canvas

 

May 14, 2019

Wrapping-Up Your Canvas Year

 

 

Featured Partner Tool

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Gaggle offers sudent safety solutions for K-12 schools that use Canvas, combining technology with trained professionals. Your students get the most out of Canvas when they have access to all its tools. Make sure they are being used safely with the peace of mind of Gaggle.

 

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!

 

Release Notes: 3/09/2019

 
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