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Project Update - March 25, 2022

Hi Everyone,  I just wanted to take a quick minute to thank you all for taking a look at the Enhanced Gradebook Filters feature preview and taking the time to provide feedback here in the comm...

03-25-2022

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New Feature Preview: Enhanced Gradebook Filters

When viewing the Canvas Gradebook, there is a lot of information presented at one time, especially for those with a large number of students and/or a large number of assignments. To improve the exper...

02-22-2022

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Welcome! We're mighty glad you came!

Welcome to the Gradebook Filters User Group. I’m so glad you’ve joined us.  In this space, you will find information about our Enhanced Gradebook Filters Feature Preview. To get started, you...

02-18-2022

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Updated Video Walkthrough: Canvas for Elementary

This walkthrough describes the full Canvas for Elementary project as of 18 October 2021. Some features are subject to change. For the latest updates please see the  Canvas for Elementary overvie...

10-19-2021

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Project Update - October 15

This week I talk about the observer updates, most or which are now in beta and will be in production with our October 27th deploy. Observers will be able to see grades from the dashboard and subject ...

10-17-2021

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Assignment Enhancements Project Update - October 15

Coming Soon to Production The product and engineering teams continue to work hard on Assignment Enhancements for Students. The following items are now available in your beta environment and schedul...

10-15-2021

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Project Update - September 24

This week Peyton and I speak about a couple things to look forward to in next Wednesday's deploy - support for additional conferencing tools with the join button in the schedule and the fix for obser...

09-24-2021

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Assignment Enhancements Project Update - August 20

In this video update, I showcase recently deployed items: Move of module progression buttons File upload options as buttons Support of webcam capture I also share what the team is working...

08-20-2021

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More Exciting Updates for Assignment Enhancements

Since my last post, we've continued to make great progress on the updates to Assignment Enhancements for Students. Recent updates are detailed below.  Submission type selection updated from ...

08-16-2021

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Project Update - August 13

This week, I am joined by Jackson to share updates on the following items that are in development: Changing the word "Homeroom" to "Home" Favoriting (starring) subjects Improved observer expe...

08-13-2021

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Project Update - July 9

During this week's updated video, the awesome Michelle Lattke joins me to share some information about resources available to our users. Watch the video to learn more and access the highlighted resou...

07-09-2021

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Project Update - July 2

This week, I am joined by Jackson, one of our awesome engineers working on the C4E project. Watch the video for a demo of Important Dates, which is planned to be available in our July 21 deploy. We a...

07-02-2021

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SCORM to Require Signed Launch Links

In an effort to tighten the security of SCORM content, we are changing the way Canvas interacts with SCORM by integrating signed launch links. Currently, Canvas does not receive signed or encrypted l...

05-24-2021

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Thank You, Teachers!

It’s been a lot of years since I was in first grade. I mean A LOT of years. But, I still get a boost of joy when I think about Mrs. Asay. She was an incredible teacher and a genuinely good human bein...

05-07-2021

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What's New with Assignment Enhancements for Students?

Over the past few months, we've been busy updating the experience in the new submission workflow afforded users when the Assignment Enhancements - Student feature option is enabled. We are well overd...

05-03-2021

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Important Dates - We want to hear from you!

Hello all, I want to first thank you for your participation in this community space. @peytoncraighill and I talk daily about how much we appreciate the feedback that we are getting from a...

04-21-2021

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Video Walkthrough: Canvas for Elementary

This walkthrough describes the full Canvas for Elementary project as of 11 March 2021. Some features are subject to change. For the latest updates please see the Canvas for Elementary overview docume...

03-11-2021

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Canvas for Elementary Overview

Before we jump right into the overview of the new views provided by enabling the Canvas for Elementary setting, it is important that we remind you that these views are taken from designs and are subj...

03-11-2021

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Outcomes: The Cornerstones of Teaching and Learning

Outcomes (a.k.a. standards, competencies, objectives, learning targets, etc) are the cornerstones of teaching and learning as they lay the foundation for what is to be learned within a specific time ...

11-09-2020

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Let Them be Little: Canvas Elementary Theme

With recent world events turning K-12 schools and districts to online learning, we are excited to release a feature option that specifically aims to improve the experience of&nbsp...

05-22-2020

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I am a passionate educator and life-long learner. My work in product management provides the opportunity and platform to share that passion with others. In addition to my work on the Canvas product team, I've been a K12 educator, district specialist and coach, and a higher ed instructor.
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