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Matt Hanes
Click to view contentI wanted to type out a quick little blurb on our K-12 experience with the new Google Assignments integration and how we are using simultaneously with the older Google LTI integration. The older integration is the one that adds the "Google Docs Cloud Assignment" option for an External Tool submission. We have had numerous issues with that one. Our… (Show more)
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Stefanie Sanders
Canvas DashboardThe Dashboard is the very first screen when we come arrive into Canvas after successful authentication.  At the University of Minnesota it goes to “Card View” by default, which represents your courses as “cards” but I tend to call them tiles. The cards  may have images, or they may simply be a color.     Anatomy of a course card… (Show more)
Stefanie Sanders
Would anyone happen to know a way to have students click a particular element for a song and to gauge if the student is understanding the material? I am looking for a mix between a reaction time tester that is overlapped on a musical track.   What is Your Reaction Speed Antonio Vivaldi: Spring   Picture for the YouTube video, that the student… (Show more)
Amy  Worth
Quiz Questions and Question Banks    Existing quiz questions are not in unfilled questions in question banks?   I have read here that existing quiz questions should have a copy in question banks automatically.  This is not the case, we have many quizzes, with many many different questions, however the quiz questions in these quizzes are not in… (Show more)
Santosh Zachariah
Any independent schools using Canvas in late elementary or middle school?   We are an independent school in the Seattle area transitioning to Canvas for the 2020 academic year for grades 4-8. We are looking for schools with overlap by type, geography, or grade-level.   Thanks   Santosh Zachariah The Evergreen School, Shoreline, WA.
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Leslie Henson
I have a teacher who is wanting to create a assignment where she gives the students a pdf to annotate.  I know that we could have the students download the file, then use Preview (using MacBooks) to do the annotations. But then they have to upload their paper back into Canvas.  Takes too long for a quick assignment.  Is there another work around… (Show more)
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Gideon Williams
Twine is great for writing text based adventures. There is no downloading required and the files stay on your browser. You just need to make sure you don't delete your History (although you can archive and download files to back-up/replace)   I am currently working with Clare in the English department to produce interactive Year 11 GCSE revision… (Show more)
Lisa Risch
I got an email this morning from a teacher, "I know that we have a large amount of money committed to Canvas but I was wondering if anyone has ever asked the students if they prefer Google Classroom to Canvas?  I was thinking about this today when I had a student stop down upset about last term and the use of Canvas.  They disliked online tests… (Show more)
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Isobel Williams
Click to view contentThinking about ways we can use Canvas in teaching Science I came up with a few ideas including: Using Simulations - finding online simulations to duplicate or try out dangerous or expensive experiments that are difficult to do in class.  these an be embedded directly into a Canvas page.   Organising Inquiry projects - use the group spaces in… (Show more)
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