• 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 - TTWADI

    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
  • 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
  • Come on in, the community's great.

      What does COMMUNITY mean to you? Belonging Acceptance Respect Feeling welcome Supporting each other  Sharing stories and wisdom Working together (My favourite New Zealand Maori quote)   Are y...
    Jayde Colquhoun
    created by Jayde Colquhoun
  • Using Canvas for Maths in the K-10 Classroom

    I have been pondering how to use Canvas and other online resources in the maths classroom and have come up with a few ideas - I would love to hear from others: Maths Journals - set up a group discussions with only on...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Invigorating English – Encouraging Writing Within Canvas K-6

    I love creating environments for students to write creatively. Seeing students engage with words and proudly share their work makes me burst with the joy of teaching. Recently I was asked to share some ideas on h...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Managing Rolling Enrolments

    Now that you've set up your instance with Sub-accounts and Courses, how can you manage your enrolments? In Vocational Education, many organisations work with rolling enrolments, where students start their unit and qua...
    Candice Lim
    created by Candice Lim
  • Book and Reading Reports

    End of last year, I met a librarian who was keen to get book and reading reports captured in Canvas. I reached out to our APAC team, and we brainstormed and worked through a couple of options. Thanks to Amelia Ha...
    Candice Lim
    created by Candice Lim
  • Sit On Your Hands – Teaching Teachers

    Over the years when working with anything to do with computers I’ve found that I learn best when I 'do the doing'. Having an expert at the front demonstrating without letting me have a go just doesn’t work...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Extreme Beginnings

    Beginning the year Down Under is seeing some extreme events as far as weather goes this year. Our beautiful state of Tasmania is crispy dry, fires are raging everywhere with a spot of snow today in Hobart   ...
    Bobby Pedersen
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • ctrl K - you rock!

    Recently a colleague introduced me to ctrl K in Canvas. The magic it can do is pretty cool. How did we get anything done without it?   For example, a friend I was working with was annoyed with how the links the...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Differentiation and Personalised Learning

    Aren’t we lucky to be teachers. Every day brings so many moments to celebrate with our learners. No two days are the same as we aim to get to know and support students in the best ways we can. Teachers never cea...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • When Magic Happens. Students experience as editors in Canvas.

    This week I was lucky enough to be invited to support a grade 5/6 class as they discovered how to incorporate Canvas in their learning environment.   Each student had been assigned to edit a page in their class ...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Horse Before the Cart. Purpose first, Canvas second.

      Our Department of Education have had the foresight to acknowledge the support schools require when aiming to leverage learning through the use of digital technologies. In my new role as a Blended Learning Lead...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Ideas for K-12 teachers new to Canvas

    Hi   In my role I am helping roll out Canvas across the state to teachers K-12.  After working with teachers of differing stages of experience with LMS I decided to try and make it easier for them to d...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen