Have you ever accidentally deleted something in Canvas? The folks down at Instructure are known for saying that nothing is ever truly deleted in Canvas. Many content items have a revision history in the settings, but you can also add “/undelete” to the web address to recover items that were recently deleted. This GIF shows how:
Canvas is a versatile learning management which is perfect for teachers, but its wide variety of features can also seem overwhelming to a novice user. You may have heard your colleagues talking about creating rubrics, groups, and external apps. These are exciting features, but maybe not the best place to start. Imagine that using Canvas is […]
A new semester means new courses in Canvas. You will need to set-up and publish your new courses, just like you did for 1st semester. Here are answers to some common questions about setting-up a course:
When will courses be available?
Courses will be available to teachers on Feb 2nd and students will be loaded into the course on the morning of Feb 3rd. They will need to hide the 1st semester course and show the 2nd semester course. How to hide show courses on an iPad.
Will I need to set-up the Canvas grade book to transfer grades to Skyward?
Yes, the assignment groups in Canvas need to match the grade book categories in Skyward. Watch this video if you have forgotten.
How do I hide old classes a show new classes?
How do I copy content from one course to another?
How do I hide or reorder items on the course navigation menu?
How do I add my own image to my course?
I put together a short discussion in the staff Canvas course where you can post questions, concerns, or ideas and get feedback from the group. We will continue the discussion this week. Hopefully you can learn from the questions that have been asked or ask some of your own. Will make sure that all posts have a response.
Do you want to get paid to work on your tech skills? Fort has invited us to attend their site courses for up to 11 hours of tech training. Eight of those hours can be paid without using your professional development funds. They will be held after school on Thursdays from 2:35pm-3:35pm in the Fort Library.
Sign-up on the Professional Development site:
Course ID#: 2165 Course Name: FVHS CIS: Site Based EdTechPD
Students are not able to access YouTube videos on their iPad or in a computer lab, but there is a process that a teacher can follow to make videos available to students:
YouTube to Canvas
Check out the new training in your “HBHS 2017 Staff” Canvas course: