• The Value of Canvas Discussion Boards

    One of the first things I do when I want to learn anything about a specific platform, problem, or concept is to Google the idea and then look for discussion boards to read on the topic. I do this because I have learne...
    Julie Daniel Davis
    last modified by Julie Daniel Davis
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Getting Started with Canvas - One-Page Documents

    As I begin my new roll as a Canvas Admin for my district I am constantly meeting with teachers to help them begin or continue their journey with Canvas.  There are many times I work with the teachers on item...
    Aaron Lunsford
    created by Aaron Lunsford
  • Beginner's Accessibility with the Rich Content Editor

    Updated 1/23/2020 with new RCE information Introduction A new year and a new semester is a time of renewal.  As you refresh and revise your courses for the coming semester, please consider making your conten...
    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...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Hidden Gems: Who's Got the Fastest Finger?

    In New Quizzes, one of the things that you may have not noticed is setting the seconds in the time limit. Here's how you can work it out.   From the Settings tab, turn on the time limit feature. In the Minutes b...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Hidden Gems: Access Codes & Force Completion

    One of the things that I have learned from taking final exams online is the use of the force completion method.    What is Force Completion? At our institution, which uses Blackboard, our business teacher ac...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0

    Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist v2.0 is Here! A few months ago, it came to my attention that the original Canvas Course Evaluation Checklist had been reviewed in the International Review of Research in Open &a...
    Deonne Johnson
    created by Deonne Johnson
  • Turn that Cumbersome Teacher Resource Binder into a Digital School Resource Hub!

    Calling all school level administrators and leadership teams!Have you ever had a bajillion resources you needed to hand out to your faculty but hate the idea of making all those copies?? Not to mention killing a bunch...
    Rosina Monteiro
    created by Rosina Monteiro
  • 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
    last modified by Bobby Pedersen
  • 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
    last modified by Lena Darnay
  • 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
  • Challenge Accepted: A Canvas Success Story

    In my role as an onsite and dedicated Instructure Principal Consultant in Broward County, Florida, I am fortunate enough to collaborate on many creative Canvas engagement strategies and projects developed by the distr...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Using Canvas with Pre-K

    Using technology in the classroom with our littlest learners can be a daunting task for teachers. Thinking of teaching our little ones basic skills like letters and numbers is hard enough, so to incorporate technology...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • 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

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    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