Canvas Hacks

Canvas Hacks

Each session listed in this guide has a suggested target audience. The three target audience levels are:

  1. All Audiences - a session that will likely benefit all levels of learners
  2. Paint by Numbers - a session well-suited for fairly ‘new to Canvas’ learners
  3. Joy of Painting - a session likely to push a seasoned-Canvas to unexplored possibilities & functions

CANVAS HACKS

These sessions occur during lunchtime and do not convey any official credits. Additionally, they are not listed in Eduphoria. Brown-bag your lunch and maximize your learning!

Canvas = One Site to Rule Them All

Audience: Paint by Numbers

Presenter(s): Molly Bennett, Butler Elementary

Session Type: Canvas Hack

Session Description: Canvas should be your instructional hub. See an example of a Canvas course that rules!

Time: 11:40 - 11:50

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

Using Canvas for Department Meetings

Audience: Paint by Numbers

Presenter(s): Steve Simpson, Instructional Technology Department

Session Type: Canvas Hack

Session Description: Canvas can be used to facilitate a variety of professional meetings, including those for a campus department.

Time: 11:55 - 12:05

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

Spiralling: Quizzes in 5th Grade Math

Audience: Paint by Numbers

Presenter(s): Todd Miller, West Elementary

Session Type: Canvas Hack

Session Description: See how one teacher sets up "checks" for the students, allowing them to take and retake quizzes until success and providing feedback to the students and parents.

Time: 12:10 - 12:20

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

Google Hacks

Audience: Paint by Numbers

Presenter(s): Matt Trammell, Shackelford Junior High School

Session Type: Canvas Hack

Session Description: The simple elegance of having students working in a paperless and auto-saving world, come learn some tips for pairing Canvas & Google.

Time: 12:25 - 12:35

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

Involve Your Parents

Audience: Paint by Numbers

Presenter(s): Sandra Geil, Lamar High School

Session Type: Canvas Hack

Session Description: Consider the benefits of parents & guardians enrolling as Canvas observers and/or using the Parent App.

Time: 12:40 - 12:50

Room: Tiered-Seating Area

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