• Monitoring Usage & Impact with these GREAT Data Tools

    I have been lurking long enough in the Community. I feel like it is about time that I contribute.   I am building a virtual Canvas Boot Camp for our district teachers. Each day focuses in a particular skills lev...
    Don Lourcey
    created by Don Lourcey
  • How To Create An Edpuzzle Assignment

    Rational for integrating external apps into Canvas ecosystem. Canvas as the Hub: There are so many great apps out there which enrich our teaching and learning experiences, but asking students to navigate awa...
    Brandon Risenhoover
    last modified by Brandon Risenhoover
  • How To Create A Nearpod Assignment

    Rational for integrating external apps into Canvas ecosystem. Canvas as the Hub: There are so many great apps out there which enrich our teaching and learning experiences, but asking students to navigate awa...
  • Dear Teacher: Direct Share

    Dear Teachers,   [Insert a customized greeting for your faculty and staff].    Canvas has a great (new) feature that can make is much easier to share your content with your colleagues.  It's...
    Alissa Amundson
    last modified by Alissa Amundson
  • How Are You Growing with Canvas?

    The Education Services Department released Growing with Canvas in July 2018 as a free resource for the Canvas community to use to "grow" their skills! The blog post announcing Growing with Canvas is here: Growing...
    Erin Keefe
    last modified by Erin Keefe
  • How To Create A Flipgrid Assignment

    Rational for integrating external apps into Canvas ecosystem. Canvas as the Hub: There are so many great apps out there which enrich our teaching and learning experiences, but asking students to navigate away fr...
    Brandon Risenhoover
    last modified by Brandon Risenhoover
  • Shape the Narrative/Culture Remotely

    Below is a letter I very recently sent out to our 160 faculty members after COVID-19 closed down our schools. Very little info had been directed to us from the administration except that we were to be doing OPTIONAL&#...
    Jonathan Yoder
    last modified by Jonathan Yoder
  • When is an integration not an integration?

    When Microsoft decides.Slightly flippant I know but the response came to mind when I got this e-mail message today about OneNote integration with Canvas - "We are retiring the Assignment and Grade integration betwee...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • Bring Clarity to your Canvas Course Part 2:  Modules

    Bring Clarity to your Canvas Course: Course Navigation + Modules + Home Page Part 2:  Modules   Photo by Paweł Czerwiński on Unsplash Hello, I am the Learning Management System Speciali...
    Hildi Pardo
    last modified by Hildi Pardo
  • 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
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • Introducing Canvas to Junior Schools - Page Design, Badging, Portfolios and H5P

    On Wednesday we have our second annual Canvas Day for our Year 6 Junior school students. It is an event that introduces the students to Canvas and prepares them (in part) for more extensive use the following year...
    Gideon Williams
    last modified by Gideon Williams
  • Navigating the CARES Act: Insights from ISTE, CoSN, & SETDA

    “COVID-19 didn’t produce any new gaps, it just showed us the true impact of existing gaps.” -Ji Soo Song, Senior Policy and Advocacy Associate at ISTE   Tracy Weeks, Executive Director of State...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Module Requirements - Canvas is More than a "To Do" List

    I have spoken with several educators at conferences that have asked if there is any way to hide the To_Do list from students.  The idea stems from students jumping right into their To Do list without interac...
    Ryan Corris
    last modified by Ryan Corris
  • ChatBot

    So I thought I would try to make a ChatBot for Canvas to add to our staff EdTech Help canvas course.   I had come across a number of posts and ideas mentioning this a way back - this one in particular from Sonya...
    Gideon Williams
    created by Gideon Williams
  • Lots of problems!!

    a.First, the answers I uploaded on the quiz are being showed on the Preview even though the button Let student view the answer is NOT checked. b. There is no way I can add a picture to the quiz. I changed the file ex...
    Rosalice Silva-Ayers
    last modified by Rosalice Silva-Ayers
  • 2020 Course Design Essentials: Design Tips for Pages

    April Teacher Appreciation Event: Design Tips for PagesEver see a super inviting and well thought-out page in Canvas and think, “OoooOoOo! I want to be able to do that!” but then wonder how? Or maybe you h...
    Rosina Monteiro
    created by Rosina Monteiro
  • Free for Teacher Gets An Update

    Three months ago I posted Free for Teacher Feature Options, where I described how feature options, or flags, are used in Canvas to allow institutions when to release certain changes to their own instances of Canv...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • New Rich Content Editor FAQ with GIFs

    As I’m sure you all know, the new rich content editor (RCE) will be the default starting on June 20, 2020, as announced by Instructure.   The rich content editor is the formatting toolbar visible whenever ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Still loving reading

    I love getting lost in a book. And I treasure memories of my four kids as small people snuggling up for stories every night. The highlight of our day sometimes. I also treasure reading to a spellbound class, making pr...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Bring Clarity to your Canvas Course Part 1:  Course Navigation

    Bring Clarity to your Canvas Course Course Navigation + Modules + Home PagePart 1:  Course Navigation  Photo by Luis Guerrero on Unsplash Hello, I am the Learning Management System Specia...
    Hildi Pardo
    last modified by Hildi Pardo