• InstCon 2020: A Primer on the South

      Hello everyone!   I can remember a few years ago when instcon was in Keystone how much I appreciated the blog posts of what to expect in the Rockies. Being prepared for altitude sickness and understandin...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • First Look: Responsive Layout

    You may have noticed today there is a new look in Free-For-Teachers. The new responsive layout is here! This layout ensures that the Canvas website looks great on ALL devices, even on smartphones and tablets! See this...
  • Dynamic Image Sizing (to scale)

    Did you know that you can embed images in a unit that dynamically size, according to your page size?   This is ideal for embedding images into your Canvas unit that can be viewed on a mobile with no iss...
    Benji Zorella
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  • Canvas Parent 3.0 iOS Beta

    Here’s a public link to download the Canvas Parent 3.0 iOS beta from TestFlight:   https://testflight.apple.com/join/JDVOYyT9   We recommend uninstalling any other version of Canvas Parent installed on...
    Peyton Craighill
    last modified by Peyton Craighill
  • Teachers Need To Use Teacher

    Despite an aggressive marketing campaign and screaming until my lungs grew sore, some instructors on my campus still try to use the old all-in-one Canvas app to teach.  While I am grateful I got these slow-to-cha...
    Jason Griggs
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  • Canvas Mobile App | Calendar Events and In-class participation

    Working as an EdTech Specialist at a renowned Med School I come across various scenarios.   Major Users: Students, Instructors and Canvas Admins (Including Me! )   How and Why: Majority of our st...
    Rakshitha Rajanna
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  • Canvas Mobile Update - Fall 2019!

    We’re waffling between snow and sunshine in Utah and my discolored pumpkins are shriveled and leaking, so that means it’s time for a fall update! Here’s what the mobile teams are working on.   R...
    Peyton Craighill
    created by Peyton Craighill
  • Mobile Update - Summer 2019!

    Hope summer is going well for you! After the second-rainiest spring on record, the atmosphere over Utah burned away and now we're all walking around in climate-controlled space suits and eating sand.   ...
    Peyton Craighill
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  • Canvas Administrator mobile app?

    Hello, I am an account administrator in an educational institution in Brazil, and sometimes I am not in my work base to be able to correct some kind of error in the disciplines pointed by some teacher or some emergenc...
    Oséias Souza
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  • Canvas Mobile Design 2019 | Quest Information

    Hello there, Canvas Mobile Users Group!   It’s been quiet around here lately! To help kick start some new collaboration in CMUG, Ryan, Kristin, and I designed a quest! Now, this quest will require som...
    Super Panda
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  • I'm Glad I Waited

    I am not normally an end of the line type person when getting on the bus, usually, I am towards the front 10% of the line. I feel like I have almost missed the Mobile App bus. I don't have an excuse for why it has tak...
    Tracey Gould
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  • Canvas Mobile Design 2019 | Quest Information

    Hello there, Canvas Mobile Users Group!   It’s been quiet around here lately! To help kick start some new collaboration in CMUG, Ryan, Kristin, and I designed a quest! Now, this quest will require som...
    Daphyne Locklin
    created by Daphyne Locklin
  • Think and then Think Some More

    What was your biggest takeaway? Think and reflect.   I feel that the "reflect" takeaway is an ongoing theme with my blogs in the Canvas Community. However, it's one of those practices that is incredibly valu...
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • Observer Role vs Canvas Parent

    The Observer / Canvas Parent role can be complex. Here's a quick overview:         *This resource will be updated this fall. Stay tuned! (Mobile Update - Summer 2019!)
    Kristin Lundstrum
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  • What I Would Like To See In Canvas Parent 3.0

    I've spent a lot of time talking with teachers in my school district about apps and services for communication with parents. Our school district is not a 1:1 district, so our Canvas rollout has been slow and the adopt...
    Matt Hanes
    last modified by Matt Hanes
  • Canvas Mobile Apps, Not Just for Students & Teachers Anymore?

    From the outset I hope everyone know how much I love Canvas. I love the mobile apps. They are great and people like Peyton, Ryan an  Kristin do an outstanding job covering and promoting the app(s). Firs...
    Matthew Jennings
    created by Matthew Jennings
  • Thinking Mobile-ly

      What was your biggest takeaway? Put simply - if we weren't already, we need to begin considering mobile implications for course design. Having the checklist before, during, and after course development rem...
    Rosie Sasso
    created by Rosie Sasso
  • 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...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Is this thing on?

    Sorry. This is just a test of the blogging tool to make sure I have it right. Real content to follow.   J
    Julian Ridden
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  • Accuracy of Data for Mobile-First Students

    Hi All,   I thought I would post a blog to expand on the comment I made in the Ask Technology & Engineering Leadership blog started by Renee Carney.  James Jones was awesome (as usual) and linked to a t...
    Ken Cooper
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