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Export roster to Google Classroom

I initially though this was unnecessary, but that has changed. I am finding many platforms, such as EDpuzzle and Quizizz that enable students to log in with Google Classroom.  The also allow you...

11-07-2017

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What is the Canvas Community user base composed of?

I was wondering if there was any data on the Canvas Community user base. How many users are admins vs. how many are instructors? How many of those are actually active in the community? If you do not ...

09-21-2017

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Can you unassign an assignment?

I have an #assignment that I have assigned, but I have decided to eliminate it this semester. I do not want to delete the assignment. I just want to cancel it. Is there a way to do this?

09-14-2017

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This is a JIVE question. Anyone know if I have to challenge a grandmaster to "level up?"

I have been sitting at "2 more points to Educator I."   I am earning points, but not leveling up. Do I have to go fight some guy on a mountain in a deathmatch to earn the next level? 

09-14-2017

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Is there a way to spice up profile pages?

I would like our faculty and students to be able to dress up their profiles.  I would love the ability to use rich text and HTML on profile pages. I would also love to be able to display badges ...

09-13-2017

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Anyone have suggestions for a quick way to create teacher landing pages?

I need to make teacher landing pages on the school webpage that would display and instructors courses.  We are a using Canvas in High School and I am trying to get more people using it at the mi...

09-12-2017

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What is your favorite "outside" resource or tool that you use within Canvas?

Do you have a tool or resource from another site that you have worked into Canvas? How do you weave it in to Canvas? Some tools that I use are: EDpuzzle - Students watch my pre-recorded lecture ...

09-06-2017

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How do you handle group grading for in class assignments?

I have several group assignments such as a dissection that take multiple days to complete and multi-part case studies.  I also have instances where one student magic check out or be absent. I lo...

09-06-2017

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Does a SIS import (PowerSchool) for try again on errors?

Last year we had a few hundred students that did not get Canvas accounts generated from SIS imports.  Our previous Canvas admin was creating these manually. I have found the problem. The student...

09-06-2017

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Any idea why my "more external tools" menu will not stay open in the assignments tool bar?

I am trying to add an assignment via the Google LTI, but the "more external tools" menu will not stay open to select anything.  It flashes on the screen for a millisecond and then will not allow...

08-25-2017

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Is there a way to locate students who were not created by the SIS?

We have had a few issues with our imports from PowerSchool.  Some students were not getting imported and our previous Canvas admin was manually creating those students.  I believe I have ir...

08-12-2017

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Why is PowerSchool Data not pushing over for the new school year?

PowerSchool data is not importing for the new year. This is my first new school year as a Canvas Admin. I took over semester 2 of last year and for the most part, data just pushed over.  Addi...

08-04-2017

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What are some problems you encounter in PowerSchool SIS integrations with Canvas?

Just looking for a heads up on problems with PowerSchool integrations. What were they, how did you solve them?

07-14-2017

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What are some of the best examples of online courses / course shells that you have experienced?

What made them stand out? Would the course design work in any subject matter or just a specific subject? Was the course stand alone or did it require many outside materials such as textbooks and subs...

07-12-2017

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Why was teacher account automatically deleted from Canvas?

I had a teacher message me and say that she could not log into Canvas. I checked and her user account and it is no longer there. She is moving from the middle school to the high school. PowerSchool i...

06-15-2017

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More details on instructor assignment view

This is our current view. I would like to see details of the assignment such as: Group assignment Groups used Post to SIS Currently we have to click edit to see this information. 

05-02-2017

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Display and push to SIS total module score

I would like to see the total points earned on an individual module in the grade book. I would also like to be able to push this score to our SIS instead of individual grades from the module.  I...

04-26-2017

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Is there a way to track where a log in occurred from?

Over spring break we had 2 instructors  receive an inappropriate message from a student account.  The student claims she was "hacked," Her mother claims the student was with her at the tim...

04-24-2017

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Override UI changes - On or Off?

I still have several students who are not getting pushed over from PowerSchool. My teachers are needing the students in ASAP.  I am generally having to resort to manually creating these students...

04-06-2017

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Student entered in PowerSchool without email

Hello community, I have a quick scenario. Students are entered into PowerSchool almost instantly as they enroll in my school district. Student email may not be created until a few days later. Does...

03-21-2017

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I am an instructor and Canvas Admin at LBSD. I teach Anatomy and Physiology, Astronomy, Graphic Design, and Geographic Information Systems.
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