• Canvas Parent short presentation  

    Hi all!  My colleague and I have been asked to give a short presentation on what we are doing this year to the district PTO Parent Advisory Council next week. We are Technology Integration Specialists, and there ...
  • SIS Rostering-How do you handle teachers leaving?

    This is our first year of rostering via Clever and our SIS (Aspen) in our K-12 district. Things have gone very well, but we've had issues when a teacher leaves. This fall we've had several teachers go on leave, or res...
    Bob Thomas
    last modified by Bob Thomas
  • 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
    last modified by Julie Wray
  • PearDeck vs NearPod

    My school is interested in using either PearDeck or NearPod. In researching which would be better for teachers and students, I thought the Canvas Community could share some insight on pros and cons.  Our school ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    created by Jewell Simon
  • 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
    last modified by Lisa Risch
  • Reaction Time Testing for Music

    Would anyone happen to know a way to have students click a particular element for a song and to gauge if the student is understanding the material? I am looking for a mix between a reaction time tester that is overlap...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Annotate a pdf

    I have a teacher who is wanting to create a assignment where she gives the students a pdf to annotate.  I know that we could have the students download the file, then use Preview (using MacBooks) to do the annota...
    Leslie Henson
    last modified by Leslie Henson
  • PBL Schools, Woot!

    Where are my Project Based Learning (PBL) Canvas schools at? Looking to mindshare, network, cross chat on all things related to using Canvas in a PBL environment, especially if you are a rebellious Public Charter! 
    Scott Holcomb
    last modified by Scott Holcomb
  • Observer grade view sorting.

    Along the same lines as this complaint Parental observation in canvas complicated with three children! Our parents had a hard time discerning grades at a quick glance... I created a script to to at least cl...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Looking for Science Teachers!

    Hello all, I am new to science and teach Environmental Science and Biology!  Who else here teaches secondary science?
    David Charles
    last modified by David Charles
  • Facilitating Parent Involvement

    Our institution is primarily made up of home-schoolers, so we are trying to find ways to utilize Canvas tech to create a sense of community among them. We have set up a parent information course, which has discussions...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
    last modified by Jeff Bradbury
  • Any Teaching Professions or Educator Rising Teacher Leaders?

    Hello!  I'm new to Canvas and looking to connect with other Teaching Professions career tech instructors.  Is there anyone here that is also involved with Educators Rising?  edrising teachingprofessions...
    Jen Bilczo
    last modified by Jen Bilczo
  • Canvas and Rotating Block Schedules

    We are looking to move from a traditional 7-period schedule to a 5-period rotating block next year.  Does anyone use a similar schedule at their school? Currently our teachers are accustomed to having one due dat...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Keeping students on Canvas after leaving

    Hi all. I'm interested to hear what processes other schools have when a student leaves. My understanding is that we need to keep students' work/evidence of grades but our Canvas account is fast getting cluttered...
    Jodi Koepke
    created by Jodi Koepke
  • flash cards

    how do you make flash cards off your reading material?
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas Quizzes: Translate to English

    The world language teachers in our district are eager to use the quizzes feature in Canvas more fully; however, they are hesitant to do so because of the ease for students to translate a page with a quick right-c...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Embedding an Image into a Discussion in less steps

    I'm trying to create on-going visual files for my kids to keep an Art portfolio in Canvas. I've figured out how to create a private discussion for each student. And how to embed an Image (see video below) so they can ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Migrate course content from WhippleHill/Blackbaud to Canvas?

    Looking for someone who has been able to migrate course content from Whipple Hill / Blackbaud to Canvas.   We are a private K-8 school, with about 250 users.