• My school's new teachers have one hour to learn Canvas.  Help!

    I am starting a new job at a school that has been using Canvas for more than five years.  I am new to Canvas.  I will be providing some PD sessions at my school's upcoming Teacher In Service.  One ...
    Rebecca Penina Simon
    last modified by Rebecca Penina Simon
  • Typical Reporting for Canvas System Usage

    I'm interested in hearing what reports your school views on a regular basis to gauge adoption and usage of the Canvas system.    My primary interest is in employee adoption and use of the system's tools and...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Canvas Training for Teacher In-Service?

    Hi, I'm starting a new job at a school that has been using Canvas for quite some time.  I'm very new to Canvas (just set up my account a couple of days ago) and just spent over 20 hours completing the courses "Gr...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Transitioning Faculty from Blackboard to Canvas

    Our school soon will begin the process of moving from Blackboard to Canvas, and I will be working with the faculty to get them started and on board with Canvas. As we get started, my question is how have others explai...
    Debbie Ellis
    last modified by Debbie Ellis
  • What is an effective method to move someone from a "document dump" use/mentality of the LMS?

    We are moving from Blackboard to Canvas. Most of our face-to-face instructors used Blackboard as a sort of "document dump" rather than using the LMS--regardless of which one it is--to its full potential. I just had an...
    Debbie Ellis
    last modified by Debbie Ellis
  • Finding your Community Users

    I was trying to chase down some information for this question, and found that (at least for us) because we use AD/LDAP that the only SAML2 logins were used for SSO to Jive. Which gave me a quick look at our ...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Text to Speech: Inclusive for all learners

    I recently was working with a teacher who was creating some lessons for her students who were low in their reading ability within a 4/5/6 classroom and needed one on one support to complete most tasks. She wanted a gr...
    Tameika Munday
    created by Tameika Munday
  • EesySoft for Improving Adoption, Communication and Support in Canvas

    Hello fellow Canvas users in Canvas User Engagement, Higher Education, Instructional Designers and Canvas Admins.   I have just started looking into an LTI tool called EesySoft which has modules for improving to...
    Randy Orwin
    created by Randy Orwin
  • Ideas for Engaging Users in the Canvas Community

    Even though we're over three years into our Canvas implementation in my K-12 district, many end users have little-to-no experience in using the Canvas Community to its full potential. Consequently, I've recently begun...
    Stephen Simpson
    last modified by Stephen Simpson
  • Opportunities for Penpals and Exchange

    Salut Canvas Community!   I am a French and Indonesian Teacher in Tasmania, Australia. I am just wondering if anyone has used Canvas between schools (internationally or interstate) as a form of Penpal style exch...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • On-Line Course Participation Tracking

    I would like to know how institutions that are using Canvas for on-line courses track participation. Specifically, how do advisors identify students who have not participated in a period of time (i.e. week) so they ca...
    Lori Fulford
    last modified by Lori Fulford
  • Shared Practices: Training Challenges and Advice

    HOME ROLLOUT ONBOARDING ENGAGEMENT   What challenges have other institutions anticipated or encountered while training faculty on Canvas? Also, what advice would they give to someone who needs to train all ...
    last modified by jordan@instructure.com
  • In 2018, What are you doing?

    With the end of 2017 up on us, what do you have planned for 2018 regarding strategies or events to engage your academic institution?   Just a few examples: Lunch and Learns Workshops Coaching sessions
    Will Carpenter
    last modified by Will Carpenter
  • Can you share when you have had a fail with Canvas and how you learned from that? 

    At the recent CanvasCon in Sydney we were asked a series of questions. As there was not enough time to answer them all live we have begun a series attempting to answer a few here.    But Community is all abo...
    Bobby Pedersen
    created by Bobby Pedersen
  • Daily Running Journal

    I am wandering if someone does a daily running journal I have the first few slides made and I am wanting to share the slide they will need to make a copy and then they will add a new slide everyday but I don't want to...
    Stefanie Sanders
    created by Stefanie Sanders
  • Professional Development Ideas

    So I have recently accepted a brand new position at my public HS as a Teach on special assignment as we roll out Canvas and a 1:1. I have (2) 3 hr sessions I am in charge of leading to help my colleagues get familiar ...
  • H5P.com beta testing

    Me: Educational Technologist recently invited to the H5P.com LTI for Canvas beta testing. You: Also using the beta, or curious about H5P & Canvas integration.   I'm looking for mobile-friendly assignments, ...
    created by cgaudreau
  • Kudos to Canvas for 'Teacher of the Year' Awards!

    I am thrilled for this level of engagement and 'Community,' but honestly, I guess I should not be surprised by it.   https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/canvas-celebrates-national-teacher-appreciation-day-l...
    Larry Turner
    last modified by Larry Turner
  • What communication tactics are most effective at your school?

    I recently sent out a survey to a bunch of students regarding communication. I was startled when I saw that 56% of students feel like their teachers don't reach out to them enough. I think everyone understands th...
    Porter Rappleye
    last modified by Porter Rappleye
  • Words of Encouragement for Reluctant Users

    Our large district is preparing to train our teachers in Canvas this summer (and beyond).  We have been rolling out a 1:1 initiative and these teachers have had a lot to learn over the past few years.  As we...
    Nancy Biddinger
    last modified by Nancy Biddinger