• A Magical Method of Behavior Tracking

    Tracking Behavior  Keeping track of student behavior can be a challenging task for most teachers.  It needs to be done with fidelity and privacy. It should be recorded as it happens in order to be truly accu...
    Kelley Lozicki
    created by Kelley Lozicki
  • 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
    last modified by Aaron Lunsford
  • New Google Assignments (And keep the old one too)

    I 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...
    Matt Hanes
    created by Matt Hanes
  • Organizing your Canvas Dashboard

    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 represe...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Interactive Fiction with Twine and Canvas at K12

    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 fi...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • 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
    last modified by Isobel Williams
  • 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
    created 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....
    Isobel Williams
    last modified by Isobel Williams
  • 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
    last modified by Julie Daniel Davis
  • Data Benefits of Digital Testing

                The Benefits of Automated Grading-      Using digital testing gives teachers the opportunity to quickly perform pre-assessments that can gui...
    Julie Daniel Davis
    last modified by Julie Daniel Davis
  • Training Services Portal

    Canvas is a clean and intuitive LMS system which can be quickly mastered.  Many can learn Canvas on their own and enjoy doing so through exploring the system.  Most of us are busy professionals and are more ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas not making the Grade (visible)...

    Having just delivered some PowerPoint training to students about making their presentations more effective, I thought I'd take some of my own medicine and start with a * bang * - hence the title of the piece which mig...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • Outcomes and Feedback for Writing in AP Social Studies Courses

    One of the biggest challenges I faced as a teacher in an AP social studies course was managing writing.  We need our students to write because it is a majority of the end-of-the-year summative exam offered by Col...
    Alissa Amundson
    last modified by Alissa Amundson
  • 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
  • Gamifying Digital Skills with Badgr Badges

    WARNING - THIS IS QUITE A LONG POST BUT IT HAS LOTS OF PICTURES! In my school we are very fortunate to have a 1-1 device model based on the Microsoft Surface Pro. All staff, teaching and support, have a device a...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • Growing with Canvas - New Training Course

    Please follow this blog:  https://community.canvaslms.com/community/answers/training/blog/2019/07/18/growing-with-canvas-updates  in order to keep up with updates about the course going forward!   Knowi...
    Erin Keefe
    last modified by Erin Keefe
  • Game on - learning through play - Gamification

    I danced a little jig when I saw that the Canvas Community gamification/reward system has been restored. I didn’t realise how much I had missed those regular notifications of missions completed, badges awarded, ...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • 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
    last modified by Julie Daniel Davis
  • Customize your Own RSS Announcement Feed with Evernote

    As a humanities teacher, I love using the RSS feed for Announcements.  There are some phenomenal news feeds and podcasts that support a variety of my course content and it was awesome to have the announcemen...
    Alissa Amundson
    last modified by Alissa Amundson
  • Encouraging Student Reflection on Feedback

    Many of us have spent HOURS providing constructive feedback on student assessments.  Personally, I have used both hand written feedback AND online feedback in an effort to have my students use the feedback I meti...
    Alissa Amundson
    last modified by Alissa Amundson