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Canvas – Organizing your Dashboard 

You can make your dashboard more personal by editing the names of courses (this is on your end only) changing course colors, dragging and dropping your course icons to be in a specific order, or use the Star system to determine which courses are on your dashboard.   Editing name and color  Choose a course and ...

Canvas Import Improvements

During term transitions, you will likely use the import (or copy-to) feature. You might use this regularly to move content from your sandbox to your course. Canvas has updated the import and copy-to feature to include a warning when you are duplicating content. Here is what to look for: The warning is a wonderful addition ...

Canvas Grading Updates

You may have noticed that you have a few new features to explore when accessing your Canvas gradebook and Speedgrader. First, within the Canvas gradebook, you can now search for assignments by name as well as searching by student name. In addition to searching within gradebook, you now have the ability to add status labels ...

Canvas Apply Score to Ungraded 

Have you wondered about how you can quickly address ungraded assignments in your gradebook? This tip showcases how to apply 0 (or another score) throughout a grade book in just a couple of clicks. The Apply Score to Ungraded Assignments feature allows scores to be applied to multiple ungraded submissions at once (similar to set default score which can only be done ...

Canvas Message Students Who – and Observers! 

As we transitioned to the Canvas Gradebook, one feature that many teachers missed was the ability to message both students and parents/observers. Canvas was listening and now when you choose to “message students who” (have a missing assignment, low score, etc.) you can include the observers!   Navigate to Grades  Choose an assignment  Select the 3 ...

Canvas – Setting Course Default Time

We are creating a series of posts as a part of the “All the Canvas tips you never knew you needed!” We will share a weekly tip until we run out of them. If you have ideas you would like to share, please feel free to pass them to your Ed Tech Lead or Tech ...

Canvas Course Checklist

In an effort to help improve the user experience for teachers, students and parents, a committee of teachers and administrators developed the Canvas Course Checklist. You can use this to guide you as you are beginning to set up your Canvas courses.

Canvas Student Assignment Enhancements

You may see a green icon appearing on your students’ assignments and wonder what it is and how did it get there. This was a feature added last year that we recently turned on. What it does The Student Assignment Enhancement allows students to monitor their progress within an individual assignment. It tracks which attempt ...

Canvas Gradebook Improvements Jan 2022

They are listening! That is what I have to say about the Canvas Instructure team. This month there are two significant changes in the Gradebook that many teachers will want to send kudos their way. Gradebook Split Name Columns First, teachers can now view their gradebook with student names separated into First and Last name ...

Canvas Setting an Assignment Default Score 

Did you collect an assignment on paper and just need to quickly add a score for all students? Or maybe you want to add a score for students who have not submitted? You have the option, by assignment, to add a default score.  Open Grades for your course  Find the assignment you want to score  ...