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Migrating LaTex formula from Classic Quiz to New Quizzes

When migrating a classic quiz with LaTex formulas to New Quizzes, the LaTex formulas are converted into images and are no longer editable. When writing a LaTex syntax in the formula editor in Class...

05-25-2021

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SIS integration with iSAMS

iSAMS is a popular MIS used in the UK and in many (British) International schools. Has anyone any experience working with iSAMS or even better, set up a working integration. Worryingly, Canvas is n...

05-09-2021

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Annotation problems with DocViewer and iPad

Reported by colleagues: When using pen tool in Doc Viewer to annotate submitted assignments, on Canvas via iPad we’ve found the document moves around only when you go to write on it! Is there a way...

09-23-2020

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New Start - Google and Canvas?

Hi everyone Have moved from a Microsoft based school and Canvas to Google Classroom but no (currently) LMS/VLE. Am really interested to talk with/hear about peoples experiences of GSuite, Google Cl...

08-16-2020

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More External Tools Dropdown Not Loading Features in Pages

Have had a problem over the last week with the More External Tools Dropdown feature in pages. Contacted Support who said that no-one else mentioning it and to check firewall etc. Checked firewall ...

06-15-2020

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ChatBot

So I thought I would try to make a ChatBot for Canvas to add to our staff EdTech Help canvas course. I had come across a number of posts and ideas mentioning this a way back - this one in particul...

05-08-2020

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Actions Taken

Can someone explain to me what Actions taken comprises of in the Admin Analytics section when you change to table view as Admin eg Thanks

03-17-2020

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Interactive Fiction with Twine and Canvas at K12

Twine is great for writing text based adventures. There is no downloading required and the files stay on your browser. You just need to make sure you don't delete your History (although you can archi...

11-27-2019

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Direct Access to Item Banks - is there?

It is quite possible I continue to miss this but is there any way I can access my Item banks for New Quizzes rather than have to make up a quiz each time? There are many occasions when I and my co...

11-17-2019

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Adding Questions from Item Bank - why is it doing this? Is it me? How do I stop it?

Why when I add questions from the item bank does it promote each new question pushing the original one I have added down the order rather than add it in a more logical way where the first question ad...

11-05-2019

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Canvas not making the Grade (visible)...

Having just delivered some PowerPoint training to students about making their presentations more effective, I thought I'd take some of my own medicine and start with a * bang * - hence the title of t...

10-17-2019

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Gamifying Digital Skills with Badgr Badges

WARNING - THIS IS QUITE A LONG POST BUT IT HAS LOTS OF PICTURES! In my school we are very fortunate to have a 1-1 device model based on the Microsoft Surface Pro. All staff, teaching and sup...

10-05-2019

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New Quizzes as a Self Reflection tool, Mastery Grading Schemes and some frustrations with the Gradebook!

We have set up a custom grading scheme linking Mastery style statements to points score in a Student Self Review form (disguised as a New Quizzes quiz) in Food Technology lessons. There are 1...

09-25-2019

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Correct Answer Not Being Hidden

I have changed the Settings on the quiz to this: When a student completes the quiz and reviews their answers they see this: So despite changing the settings to ensure students DO NOT...

09-09-2019

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Using Quizzes.next and Hiding Quizzes

This year we are going to push quizzes as a way of engaging students with the platform, easing staff workload, encouraging more collaborative work between staff through Item banks and promo...

08-26-2019

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Outcomes, Mastery Gradebook and Reports

Is there a timeline for outcomes scores from Quizzes.Next to be viewed in the Mastery Gradebook instead of the  Outcomes Analysis report?

08-12-2019

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Item Banks, Questions and Outcomes

I cannot add a course based outcome to a quiz question I have pulled from an Item Bank. Is this expected behaviour? If so, will it be changed as this potentially negates the impact of being abl...

08-12-2019

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Filtering of Gradebooks by Section - Filtering of Assignments?

Filtering by Section is a much welcomed and needed feature in the new gradebook - https://community.canvaslms.com/ideas/8059-filter-gradebook-by-groups and well done to everyone involved in gett...

07-17-2019

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Course Review, Standards and Medals

Next September will be the beginning of our fourth year of Canvas (well, 31/2 as we had had a phased launch).  I have been thinking more and more about conducting a formal audit of the courses a...

07-13-2019

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Microsoft Teams and Canvas...

We have 1-1 Surface Pro devices so students and staff are big users of the stylus and OneNote. Increasingly noticing an either Canvas or OneNote situation happening when ideally it should using ...

05-05-2019

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