• Anyone integrating Canvas with Powerschool?

    We are considering integrating Canvas with Powerschool. I am interested in how that works for you.  Some pros and cons I might consider before we make that plunge.  I would especially like some feedback from...
    Gail Bliss
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  • Elementary Examples

    I am looking for some best practices/examples for how your elementary teachers are using Canvas with students. All teachers currently have a required homepage but most have not stepped into the world of having student...
    Julie Wray
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  • 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
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  • Our Days of Canvas Contribution

    I have seen so many amazing Days of Canvas offerings in the community and social media! You know what they say about great minds! ( AARON LUNSFORD - 12 Days of Canvas Adam Kuntz with all the goodness on twit...
    Lena Darnay
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  • Twelve Days of CANVAS

    As a new Canvas admin I am looking for ways to engage my teachers to help them learn the features of Canvas.  Because of this I created the Twelve Days of Canvas.  This Module has a different activity for th...
    Aaron Lunsford
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  • Canvas modifications that relate to teacher productivity and observers K-12

    I posted a few things in the canvas developer group that specifically deal with k12- teachers and parents, I just wanted to be sure that everyone new that these mods existed.   Add observers to email  ...
    Jewell Simon
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  • Help! Please!

    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?...
    Lisa Risch
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  • Any independent schools using Canvas 4th-8th?

    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 ...
    Santosh Zachariah
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  • Using Canvas for teaching Science (K-12)

    Thinking 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 diffi...
    Isobel Williams
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  • Data Driven Decision Making?

               Some days I’m for it, some days I’m not. What I do know is that I am not for banking the decision of labeling a teacher good vs bad based on one assessme...
    Julie Daniel Davis
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  • Tech Coaches: What is your biggest challenge this year?

    As I start a new school year in a new school with a new staff and new set of Tech Guidelines... I'm finding that I am faced with many challenges this year.  All of which I'm excited to take on as I help move my n...
    Jeff Bradbury
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  • Is it possible for an assignment set up using the LTI Google Drive integration to also accept online submissions?

    Students edit Google Slides docs, which can be submitted as their work using the External tool and Google drive asssignments.  Is it possible for students who want to print the assignment, then write and draw on ...
    James Hazlett
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  • Free Apps that Integrate with Canvas LMS

    Our teachers are beginning to feel more confident with the not so basic “basics” of using the learning management system, Canvas. Viewing this confidence has inspired me to look for App integration options...
    Julie Daniel Davis
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  • 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
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  • Tech Coaches: Do You Write Newsletters Each Week?

    Dear Tech Coaches, I was thinking this week about all of the time that we spend trying to stay in front of our teachers when we aren't able to physically stay in front of our teachers. I'm in a new position as a Tea...
    Jeff Bradbury
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  • Are You An Instructional Technology Coach?

    Hi everyone,  I'm new to the group and I am looking to see how many of you are Tech Coaches, or Literacy Coaches or just plain ... Coaches.   Would love to start a conversation as I begin my new position in...
    Jeff Bradbury
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  • Where Do You Search When Looking For Tech Coach Resources, Tips & Tricks?

    Dear Tech Coaches,   As we begin a new school year, I'd love to learn where you are searching online to find resources on how to be a better Tech Coach?   Please feel free to leave links below and share wh...
    Jeff Bradbury
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  • Can logging in be simplified for younger students?

    We are introducing Canvas to primary schools in our state. Is it possible to simplify the login for younger students, or those with special needs? 
    Bobby Pedersen
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  • 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
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  • Canvas in Elementary

      I am 3rd grade teacher. My students use Canvas classes in daily practice. Canvas helps me create differentiated assignments and support students with special needs. Kids love it. I believe that other teachers w...
    Olena Bradford
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