• How to "email" an announcement to all students

    In response to a question posted in a comments section elsewhere, Todd Silvius crafted this elegant response. Since this question comes up so frequently, I'm reproducing Todd's advice to preserve it for posterity. &#...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Feedback Resources in Cavnas

    The feedback between Instructors and Students is the cornerstone to Student success and mastery.  I have developed a table highlighting the major feedback resources in Canvas.  Enjoy!
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Duplicating Quiz Questions

    Below is a quick and easy way to duplicate quiz questions. Once copied these questions can be tweaked/adjusted as needed! Create the question you want to duplicate in your course Question Bank - How do I create a que...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • MakingHomePagesSizzle with Smore

    This is a how to document that you can use to easily make your pages look professional and engaging with minimal formatting with the help of embed codes from sites such as Smore.
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Marzano Aligned Cavnas Tools - Sheet1.pdf

    For those teachers who are evaluated using a tool that uses Marzano domains, this spreadsheet highlights the connection between Canvas Tools and high impact practices.
    Janie Ruddy
    last modified by Janie Ruddy
  • Canvancements - Canvas Enhancements

    Sometimes it's hard to find resources in the Canvas Community and often awesome things are overlooked due to the sheer volume of information. To make it easier for people, the following is a comprehensive list of Canv...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Adjust All Assignment Dates on One Page

    Update March 15, 2020.   Version 2d is now available. The only changes were to remove the mute column (Canvas deprecated that functionality in January 2020) and add a points column to change the points on an as...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Creating Multiple Assignments in Canvas at the Same Time Using iMacros

    Update - This document has now largely been superseded by Canvas' cool ability to now duplicate assignments and duplicate pages.  Both work exactly as advertised and have been tremendous additions to Canvas. ...
    Ken Black
    created by Ken Black
  • Course Images

    We are really enjoying exploring the potential for the course images feature in Canvas class settings particularly with emerging readers at the elementary level and especially with our English Language Learners. Using...
    QC99.tsilvius
    created by QC99.tsilvius
  • Advanced Google Image Searching

    We recently re-discovered how to do an advanced image search in google. For those of you who did not know, google moved the way of filtering image searches based on copyright permissions.  The great news is you s...
    Matt Schuring
    last modified by Matt Schuring
  • Tips for Managing Multiple Sections of Same Course

    Since many institutions are no longer cross-listing multiple sections of courses due to the increased FERPA requirements (see a rich discussion re: this here), we are compiling a list of "Tips" to share with our facul...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Sorting Dashboard Course Cards

    December 8, 2018 - No Longer Needed Canvas has released their own solution for sorting the dashboard course cards. You should remove this script and use their solution. Things should continue to work until y...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Text generators: Beyond Lorem Ipsum

    If you've ever had to create a dummy page, or if you've ever had to demonstrate using the Rich Content Editor to a group of learners, you've probably had the need for a text generator, and most of us are familiar with...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • QuizWiz: Enhancements to SpeedGrader and Quizzes

    QuizWiz is a user script developed by James Jones  and Avi Naiman that adds speed enhancements to quizzes, assignments, and discussions within SpeedGrader. It also provides alternative scoring methods for certain...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Non-Graded Assignments: How They are Seen by Students and Faculty

    The newly-introduced feature of Final Grade Exclusion in the August 6, 2016 Release Notes prompted me to create a table that illustrates what faculty and students will see not only with the new feature, but with the e...
    Ken Black
    created by Ken Black
  • Student planners / homework diaries - Canvas guide

    All our students have planners to write their homework into.  We usually put some school-specific information into the front few pages of their planners.  I've made a couple of pages explaining students how ...
    Peter Nickson
    last modified by Peter Nickson
  • Cross-listing Video Tutorials

    Cross-listing is a way of porting Sections of students in one Canvas class into another while keeping their Sectioning in-tact. Cross-listing is helpful for teachers with multiple classes of the same subject because i...
    QC99.tsilvius
    last modified by QC99.tsilvius
  • Understanding Multiple Answers Questions

    This document explains what Multiple Answers questions are, how partial credit is computed for these questions, why Canvas computes partial credit the way it does, and compares the multiple answers offerings of other ...
    Kona Jones
    created by Kona Jones
  • Show student names for Differentiated Assignments

    When assignments, quizzes, or discussions have multiple due dates, Canvas gives a summary table of the dates and the number of students, but not the names of the students. This user script replaces the number of stude...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones
  • Obtaining and using Access Report data for an entire course

    May 27, 2020, update (version 15): Another week, another update. This time I installed a new linter to check for crud and subtle issues with the code. It turned up a lot of little things and at least one place where ...
    James Jones
    created by James Jones