• Still loving reading

    I love getting lost in a book. And I treasure memories of my four kids as small people snuggling up for stories every night. The highlight of our day sometimes. I also treasure reading to a spellbound class, making pr...
    Bobby Pedersen
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • Making the most of remote training during COVID-19

    Every day, more and more schools and organisations are closing their doors to help contain the spread of COVID-19. As Canvas APAC Learning Consultants, our current challenge is to adapt specifically-designed “on...
    Connie Khoo
    last modified by Connie Khoo
  • 3 things to do right now to set up your virtual classroom in preparation for COVID-19

    If you are one of the teachers, facilitators, instructors or lecturers who is impacted by COVID-19, we have identified 3 things that you can do right now to set up your virtual classroom in Canvas. We have also a...
    Candice Lim
    last modified by Candice Lim
  • 3 things to do as a Canvas admin right now to set up your Virtual Campus in preparation for COVID-19

    If you are one of the Admins at a school, organisation or university which is impacted by COVID-19, we have identified 3 things that you can do right now to set up your Virtual Campus in Canvas.      En...
    Daniel Gilogley
    last modified by Daniel Gilogley
  • Hello from the A&NZ Higher Ed User Group

    During 2019, Higher Ed institutions across Australia and New Zealand using Canvas started the A&NZ Higher Ed User Group, in partnership with our Customer Success Managers from Instructure. I am lucky enough to be ...
    Jayde Colquhoun
    last modified by Jayde Colquhoun
  • SCORM packages as module content

    When the SCORM LTI tool used in Canvas was built, the focus was on using SCORM packages for assessment with the marks in the SCORM assessment being passed back to the Canvas gradebook. However, there are lots of insta...
    Paul Millar
    last modified by Paul Millar
  • 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
  • "I" questions

    I was working with a teacher recently in a 7-10 school. He said he had changed the way he wrote in Canvas for the students and he felt this had had a big impact on the way the students interacted with the content....
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Learn Bravely

    On my way to work I go past several schools and notice the different School Visions emblazoned on flags and gateways. It seems that over the past decades the trend has been to display school visions, mission statement...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Community Collaboration K-6

    Recently Craig Nicholls and I collaborated using the Canvas Free for Teacher instance. As we are from different states it just seemed easier that way. Although Free For Teachers didn’t have the usual bells ...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Pearl of Wisdom in Sydney

    Last week I was lucky enough to go to the sold out CanvasCon in Sydney. It was a great opportunity to:  meet colleagues I usually only collaborate with online  put faces to names  swap stories...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Always Growing - With Canvas

    When I first started using Canvas I approached the Canvas Community as a source of wisdom and much needed nourishment. Little did I know the treasure I’d discover, the friends I’d make and the things IR...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Shared Devices - not a problem.

    Some challenges get in the way of teachers giving Canvas a go. A big one that we have noticed is when there are limited devices in classrooms. Here are some ideas that we have either used ourselves or seen teachers cr...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Presenting with Canvas – no more power points!

    When our team first started traveling around the state demonstrating the whys and hows of Canvas we used power points to present. It didn’t take us long to realise how clunky this was. We had to rely on screen s...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • My APAC community confession

    I am going to put my hand up and openly admit something - I have been a lazy community member. Like many, I lurk in the background waiting for something to catch my eye or solve my problem. While I am continuously sur...
    Colleen Ortega
    created by Colleen Ortega
  • A Mid Winter Canvas Stock Take - TTWWADI

    It’s mid-winter here in Tasmania. Time to hunker down by the fire or brave the elements when well wrapped up. However, a brisk walk in the snow up our mountain and Dark Mofo were well worth rugging up for this p...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • The Orb - An Aboriginal Resource

    Just in case this has been the world’s best kept secret - I need to whisper in your ears…   The Orb embeds into Canvas beautifully and captures the rich history of Tasmania’s Aboriginal p...
    Bobby Pedersen
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • Certificates for Partial and Full Course Completion with Catalog

    Scenario: Your learners will be taking a course, where you would like to issue a certificate for partial and full completion. For example, if they complete 80%, they get a Participation Certificate, and if they comple...
    Candice Lim
    last modified by Candice Lim
  • Canvasary

    Two years have flown by as a member of this versatile community. I can’t let this anniversary go by without taking stock on what has happened in that time for me. Learning One of the main reasons for joining t...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Review, declutter and freshen up your course

      Here in Australia we are four months into the school year, the weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter. Courses are now settled and hitting that nice mid-year flow, the perfect time to sit b...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen