Managing online activities with Canvas Sections and Groups

Tutors want to divide up students for a range of purposes, from the administrative to the creative. Canvas has two tools for this which work […]

Teach Talk: Writing Effective Questions and Answers to Measure Student Understanding

What makes a good question? How do you write effective answer distractors? Is feedback really used on exams? What tools can be used to engage students with […]

Student Accommodations in Canvas

I can’t believe it is already September. School has started and some things, though not normal, are moving forward. If you find yourself teaching online […]

How to: Import McGraw Hill eAssessment Assessments into your Canvas LMS

This one is for my math homies in my school at out there in the #mtbos!I've been teaching in Canvas for only a week, and […]

5 Online Tools for Active Learning

Active learning is an approach to teaching and learning that requires students to take an active approach to learning material by analysing the topic and […]

Remote Learning Tools, Part 3: A Simple Design

When I read the Facebook groups for Canvas and Schoology, I see the anguish. Teachers forced to use many different learning management systems at the […]

Bitmoji Buttons for your Canvas Homepage or Class Website

 Why have "normal" buttons and links on your Canvas homepage or class website when you can bitmoji them instead?! Here's how I did it using […]

4 Things To Do Right Now (Part 2): Start Small

By now I'm sure that everyone is on system overload from all of the digital resources that have been thrown around since this whole COVID-19 […]

Remote Learning Tools, Part 2: Button Menus for Canvas or Schoology

How many teachers are now getting ready to throw their computers across the room? Although we have access to graphic user interface (GUI) editors, they’re […]

Tracking Attendance for Remote Learners

For decades, teachers took student attendance with visual checks and marks on paper. Then attendance tracking became an exercise in logging student absences and tardies […]

Simple ‘podcasting’ in Canvas with Panopto and Zoom

Podcasts are increasingly popular and many people are keen to adopt and adapt the medium for education. A previous post on this blog looked at […]

Teaching during a global pandemic: Meeting the Sussex Baseline

The Covid-19 global pandemic has introduced enormous uncertainty across the HE sector while social distancing measures will undoubtedly place restrictions on the ability of institutions  […]

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