• Elementary Themes?

    I know you can toggle on the elementary theme in Canvas but I really didn't see too much change when I did that. It was pretty much the same except the font changed a tad.   Someone asked if we could make Canvas...
    Colin Davitt
    last modified by Colin Davitt
  • Setting Up Your Middle School Math Course

    Our district recently purchased Canvas for K-12.  I use it at my university for a reading course I teach.  I've set up the modules by week.  I'm not sure I'd like to do it this way for my middle school ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  •   Announcements to Organize a Course  

    With the recent change that allows more than 3 announcements to be pinned to the top of a course homepage, our team decided to organize courses the same way teachers often do when they are in their classroom - by week...
    Lisa Risch
    last modified by Lisa Risch
  • 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
  • Canvas in Elementary Schools

    I am looking for information regarding using canvas in grades K-4. Our school district uses a standards based grading scheme for elementary grades, but our grading program does not support that scheme. We use canvas a...
    James Gosser
    last modified by James Gosser
  • How do I organize canvas for a primary team teaching set up?

    I teach 3rd grade math, science, and social studies. My team teacher teaches Language Arts.  We each have about 25 students in our homeroom. The students switch after recess.  During remote school we used go...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • Personalizing Learning in Canvas (1).pdf

    This PDF was used as a handout and Google Slide deck presentation during recent professional growth sessions with our teachers.  It is an overview on how different features in Canvas can be used to personalize le...
    Ryan Corris
    last modified by Ryan Corris
  • 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
  • Learning Resources Module

    Hi all,  sorry if this was already discussed I didnt see anything.  We want to create a learning resources module that will go in most courses and includes, tips and tricks, study skills and other resou...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Ideas for group blogs within a course

    We are just making the transition from Blackboard to Canvas. As a department we have been using Campus Pack tools extensively on many of our modules. I have worked out how to simulate a private journal type of tool us...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • 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
  • Kindergarten students and Conferences

    Just wondering how Early Years teachers are working through some of these challenges with their students away from school. Not being able to see all the children on the screen and also view yourself whilst presenting....
  • 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
  • Templates for Editing and Annotating by Young Students?

    Is it possible to add templates and allow students to type or write on top of the template and then submit it to the teacher?  If so, how?     I work with 2nd graders on chromebooks and I am havin...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Survey to Determine Canvas Training Needs

    Hello! I'm a new member in the community; although, our district began our contract with Canvas in 2018. Like so many other districts, going remote made a compelling case for our LMS and now the district leadership te...
    Michelle Green
    created by Michelle Green
  • Are there any studies on student, teacher, or counselor experience?

    We are in the process of proposing a transition to Canvas for some of our high school and university products, and some stake holders are asking for any data on the student, teacher, or school counselor experience in ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Does anyone who uses Plato to help students make up credit deficiencies have the Plato system embedded in Canvas?

    Presently my district is reevaluating its contract with edmentum, the maker of plato as a deliverer of content for students who are credit deficient. We are are a career technical (cte) high school so we need a platfo...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Switching to Google SSO

    Good afternoon!  When our Canvas instance was initially setup, student and teacher logins were set to a domain specific login (e.g. - cshields).  We have switched nearly every other service to Google SSO and...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders