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Our sub-accounts keep reverting back to not using Canvas For Elementary

I have the feature for Canvas for Elementary turned on at our Elementary sub-account level but we are getting several reports this week from teachers that have their courses revert back to regular ca...

10-27-2021

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Show announcements for courses in the Parent App

In the Canvas Parent App, the Announcements show up in the "Alerts" section but you can't filter it by subject and you can't get back to them if you clear out the notification. It appears the only wa...

10-04-2021

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Student missing Important Dates

We had a student who wasn't seeing the Important Dates for one of their classes. It turns out that these Important Dates are tied to which calendars they have selected on the Calendar screen. So if y...

09-28-2021

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More Bugs?

So we are having a meeting about training for C4E and we're making courses and things to test some stuff out. Two things we noticed today: 1. When doing a Import Course Content in an empty course a...

09-10-2021

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New Quizzes copying from old courses

We just started the new year so teachers are doing a lot of course copies from previous years. We are still having numerous problems with new quizzes transferring over completely blank. We have repor...

08-23-2021

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Allow students to annotate using touchscreens (Chromebook)

I love the new student annotation feature, however the students are only able to annotate using the keyboard and mouse/touchpad. We would love for students to be able to use their finger to draw on t...

08-19-2021

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Manage Subject Missing in Concluded Courses

I think I found another bug! Some teachers went back to look at their concluded course from last year and wanted to access their assignments page to look at something. The course is concluded and the...

08-05-2021

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Android 12 Beta and the Parent App

Howdy folks, Does anyone else happen to be running the Android OS 12 beta on their phone? I am noticing a bug in the Canvas Parent App where the keyboard won't pop-up on the login screen. Only in t...

08-04-2021

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Course Copy Weirdness

Our teachers are back and setting things up in Canvas. We have Canvas 4 Elementary enabled in our Elementary sub-account which applies to the previous years courses as well. I re-tooled our SIS impor...

08-03-2021

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Add flex and grid alignment properties to HTML allow list

Now that flex and grid properties are available for use (Canvas Deploy Notes (2021-07-07) ) in the HTML editor, could we also add the alignment properties to the allow list? They are being strip...

07-14-2021

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Multiple roles in a course break the course navigation

So I reported this to support (case #07776653) but I also wanted to post it here for everyone else to see that may come across this issue.  If a user has both Student and Teacher roles in a c...

07-14-2021

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Expected Behavior when enabling C4E at the sub-account level

So I went into our beta environment to start testing our course uploads for the new school year. I enabled the elementary theme on our elementary sub-account and uploaded some courses/enrollments. Wh...

07-13-2021

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Don't show undated assignments in the last grading period

The current intended behavior of Canvas is to show undated assignments as existing in the final grading period of the year. This was a surprise to many K-12 teachers when their Q4 grading period star...

05-06-2021

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Elementary Theme Course Banner Sizes

I was playing a bit with the banner situation. It appears that if you upload an image in the Course Settings, that image will be used as the banner image in content courses. It auto-crops the center ...

04-29-2021

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Font Uniformity

Loving all the work on Canvas for Elementary! I am also loving the updates and discussion from Canvas employees! My question today is about the Elementary font. Are there any plans to make that fon...

04-13-2021

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Assignments and Modules are Slow to Load If There Is a Lot of Content

I am a Canvas Admin in a K-12 Environment. Although we have used Canvas for about 6 years, this is the first school year we are seeing very heavy use of the platform in all subject areas. One issue t...

01-08-2021

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Matt's Office Hours for Admins and/or Educators

I am a Canvas Advocate trying to do my part in supporting folks in these trying times. I have experience as a high school educator, Canvas Admin experience for 6 years, and a little bit of programmin...

05-14-2020

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Matt's Office Hours for Admins and/or Educators

I am a Canvas Advocate trying to do my part in supporting folks in these trying times. I have experience as a high school educator, Canvas Admin experience for 6 years, and a little bit of programmin...

05-14-2020

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New Google Assignments (And keep the old one too)

I wanted to type out a quick little blurb on our K-12 experience with the new Google Assignments integration and how we are using simultaneously with the older Google LTI integration. The older ...

10-25-2019

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What I Would Like To See In Canvas Parent 3.0

I've spent a lot of time talking with teachers in my school district about apps and services for communication with parents. Our school district is not a 1:1 district, so our Canvas rollout has been ...

01-16-2019

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I started as a high school science and engineering teacher. I'm now working in the field of Instructional Technology.
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