Teachers are such busy people. We get pulled in so many different directions during the course of a school day/week/year.
Sometimes engaging already busy teachers with Canvas can be a real challenge.
Perhaps a way to encourage teachers to use Canvas could be by first looking at and acknowledging what is on their plates then looking at the different ways that Canvas can support them in dealing with some of the things that are piling up.
Here are a few examples:
Laura Gibbs is the Queen of curation. Check her out here in the Community.
Just one example here. Feedback Resources Padlet in Canvas
Student well being
Sean Nufer is also a great person to follow in the Community. Here are some of his ideas.
Time to learn new things
Too many meetings!
Perhaps consider using Collaborations to set agendas, keep minutes, or conducts the meeting in.
When pondering what’s on teachers plates and considering what can be done to support them it doesn’t have to be all about Canvas. Perhaps look at tools that improve:
I’m sure I’ve missed a few. What ideas can you offer to help people with what is on their plates?