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Loving the potential

    Dear Canvas,   Valentines is over, but my love for you continues.    This week I loved you particularly when you gave a colleague of mine the opportuni...

02-27-2020

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Learn Bravely

On my way to work I go past several schools and notice the different School Visions emblazoned on flags and gateways. It seems that over the past decades the trend has been to display school visions,...

10-09-2019

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Game on - learning through play - Gamification

I danced a little jig when I saw that the Canvas Community gamification/reward system has been restored. I didn’t realise how much I had missed those regular notifications of missions completed, badg...

10-02-2019

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Community Collaboration K-6

Recently  @craig_nicholls  and I collaborated using the Canvas Free for Teacher instance. As we are from different states it just seemed easier that way. Although Free For Teachers did...

09-18-2019

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One little word

I’ve noticed a word pop up a lot lately in the Community. ‘Thanks’ So simple. Yet it says that support has been acknowledged. Time and effort have been recognised. Kindness noticed. I’ve se...

09-12-2019

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Pearl of Wisdom in Sydney

Last week I was lucky enough to go to the sold out  CanvasCon  in Sydney. It was a great opportunity to:   meet colleagues I usually only collaborate with online   ...

08-21-2019

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Can we set a self assessment using a rubric?

A buddy wanted answers to this: After the students have learned the basics of Lego building and coding, I give them a design project with more freedom: design a robopet. I  have attached the...

08-14-2019

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Instructure Events App not compatible?

I'm trying to get the app for the CanvasCon in Sydney next week but my phone says "your device isn't compatible with this version' https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.instructureevents...

08-05-2019

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Always Growing - With Canvas

When I first started using Canvas I approached the Canvas Community as a source of wisdom and much needed nourishment. Little did I know the treasure I’d discover, the friends I’d make and the things...

08-05-2019

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Shared Devices - not a problem.

Some challenges get in the way of teachers giving Canvas a go. A big one that we have noticed is when there are limited devices in classrooms. Here are some ideas that we have either used ourselves o...

07-17-2019

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Presenting with Canvas – no more power points!

When our team first started traveling around the state demonstrating the whys and hows of Canvas we used power points to present. It didn’t take us long to realise how clunky this was. We had to rely...

06-29-2019

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A Mid Winter Canvas Stock Take - TTWWADI

It’s mid-winter here in Tasmania. Time to hunker down by the fire or brave the elements when well wrapped up. However, a brisk walk in the snow up our mountain and Dark Mofo were well worth rugging u...

06-24-2019

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Canvasary

Two years have flown by as a member of this versatile community. I can’t let this anniversary go by without taking stock on what has happened in that time for me. Learning One of the main reaso...

05-10-2019

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Canvas Apps - falling in love slowly

It's been a slow developing love affair Canvas Apps. Knowing people LOVE your company and just want to have you around.  Getting to know you myself - just holding hands and becoming familiar...

04-05-2019

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Collaborations - Getting Started

When I was first learning how to use Canvas I discovered Collaborations. Talk about excited! So keen was I to share the joy that I wrote Collaborations – Changed my world! I'm fortunate in my ...

03-30-2019

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Come on in, the community's great.

  What does COMMUNITY mean to you? Belonging Acceptance Respect Feeling welcome Supporting each other  Sharing stories and wisdom Working together (My favou...

03-16-2019

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Invigorating English – Encouraging Writing Within Canvas K-6

I love creating environments for students to write creatively. Seeing students engage with words and proudly share their work makes me burst with the joy of teaching. Recently I was asked to sha...

03-13-2019

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Stories, Insights and Reflections from 2018 in Tasmania

Now it’s time to take stock on the year that was in Tasmania – 2018. We accomplished so much as individuals, as a blended learning team and as a state wide department. Here are a few highlights ...

01-14-2019

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Christmas ideas in Canvas

Has anyone got some cool ideas for the silly season? When students are a little distracted by festivities and teachers are trying to do last minute jobs before the holidays we all need that handy ...

11-24-2018

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Assessment and the little people - Part Two

I've been pondering the many ways we could use assessment within Canvas.So many people ask for ideas. So I thought I'd get you guys to help me.  PLEASE feel free to add ideas.  Assessm...

10-16-2018

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Always a learner. Love incorporating creativity and having fun with learning. Enjoy learning alongside the kids, and with my colleagues.
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