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Canvas: Transition to a New Quarter
Instructions for middle and high school teachers on how to set up their quarter 2 courses in Canvas. These instructions will also apply to the Q2 → Q3 and Q3 → Q4 transitions.

How-to Videos for Teachers Fall 2020
how to videos for TTSD staff

Which Tool For Communication?
Which tool to use for which communication task.

Canvas: Combining ("Cross Listing") Canvas Course Cards
If you are teaching courses that appear as separate course cards in Canvas (because you have students from two or more schools) you have the option to "Cross List" them into one course.

Canvas: Course and Section Name Changes
How to request a Canvas course name change. How to change your section names.

Canvas Grades → Synergy Report Card (Secondary)
How to use your Canvas grade book data to complete the secondary report card.

Canvas: Supporting Students Past Term End Dates
HS students who were given an "I" letter grade in a previous term are provided extra time to complete their assignments and earn a grade/credit for their class. Teachers will need to create a new section for students in their class who need access to previous term content.

Canvas: Concluding Students from Sections
Manually create any sections in Canvas (as opposed to those created by the Synergy sync).

Canvas: Viewing Dropped Students in Your Grade Book
How to view students that have been dropped from your Canvas course so you can view their grades.

Canvas: Grading Concluded Students in Your Grade Book
You can EDIT the grades of s concluded student, you will need to "RESTORE" them TEMPORARILY to add the grade NOTE: Students will be able to see these past courses while their enrollment is "restored", so it is IMPORTANT to Conclude them after you have entered the necessary grades.

Reopening 2021 - Elementary Teachers Support Doc
With the transition of homerooms on March 29, 2021 due to Hybrid starting in elementary schools, please use this article as a checklist to prepare.

Canvas Grade Book: Excusing Assignments for New Students
For new students, how to excuse assignments that were due before they joined you r course.

Canvas: Export Grades
How to export grades from the Canvas gradebook.

Canvas: Grading Schemes
How to apply a Canvas grading scheme to your course for either: 1. generating an overall class grade for students OR 2. as a grade book "score type" for scoring assignments.

Canvas: How to add the Oregon Student Survey Page to your Course
Video of how to add the Oregon Student Survey page to your Canvas Course.

PearDeck Integration with Canvas
"When you integrate Pear Deck into Canvas, you turn a Pear Deck Session into an Assignment. This gives your students in Canvas instant access to the Session without needing a Join Code or Link, like they do in a traditional Pear Deck presentation Session. Not only do you automatically save the responses you collect in your Sessions menu like always, but Canvas allows you to grade these responses all in one place." (

Canvas: Active su cuenta para padres   All
Cuenta para padres o "observer"

CANVAS TRAINING - Beyond the Basics
January 13, 2021 training AGENDA & VIDEO for TTSD staff.

Canvas: New RCE (Rich Content Editor)
Video of how to enable the new RCE and some of the features.

Canvas: Duplicate Quiz to Unshuffle Answers
Video of how to make a copy of a quiz with unshuffled answers to assign to specific students.

Canvas App: How to fix Content Issue after iOS 14 Update
Video showing how to enable the Cross-Website tracking setting for Canvas iOS app.

Canvas: Password Reset For Parent "Observer"   All
How to request a password reset to your auto-created parent "observer" user account in Canvas.

Canvas Grade Book: Assignment Groups for the Elementary Report Card
How to leverage the "assignment groups" feature in Canvas to help with the Quarters 2-4 elementary report cards.

Teachers: Sharing Sub Plans & Resources in Google Drive
How to give your sub access to sub plans and supporting materials.

ES Quarter 1 Academic Feedback Form Process
ES Quarter 1 Academic Feedback Form Process

Boom Cards: Using them in Canvas
Video of how to use Boom Cards for ungraded Canvas assignments.

Canvas: Elementary Students & Qtr 1 Academic Feedback Form   All
How to access elementary Academic feedback form for Quarter 1 in Canvas.

Canvas: Adding Students (Over 13 only) To Remind
Video of how to use web site to add students and send a remind message to them in Canvas.

Canvas: Redirect App
The Redirect App allows teachers to add customized menu items to their Canvas course navigaation.

Q&A Transition to Q2
Q&A Transition to Q2

Synergy Grade Book → Canvas Grade Book Cross Reference
A reference of Synergy grade book features and where to find them in Canvas. Includes links to Canvas help articles when available.

CANVAS: "Most Successful" Assignments
Included in this KB article are suggestions for 2020-21 school year using Canvas with students on both Chromebooks & iPads.

Monthly "maintenance days" COORDINATED with Monthly Principal Canvas Announcements
monthly communication to STUDENTS from our principals from within Canvas

Using Google Meet with Canvas
Google Meet is a Google service that allows for virtual meetings & chat. This article shows you how to start or join a Meet from within Canvas.

Canvas: Using R&W Text to Speech on Chromebook
Video showing workaround for text to speech when using FLVS on a Chromebook.

Canvas: Add an Observer and Connect Them to a Student
Video on how to add an observer to Canvas and assign a student.

Canvas: How to embed a Youtube Video
Video on embedding YouTube content in Canvas.

Canvas: Use Google Meet Video for a Page or Assignment
Video showing how to use a Google Meet recording to make a Page in Canvas.

Canvas: Use Tables to Organize Buttons
Video showing how to use tables to position buttons.

Creating "Breakout Rooms" & "Polling" with Google Meet
Google Meet released their breakout rooms function to TTSD October 14, 2020.

Canvas Notifications for Teachers
Teachers, use the following setup to receive a copy of your Canvas InBox messages (sent and received) to your Google InBox

Forwarding Canvas Observer Notifications   All
If you have a need to forward Canvas communications from parents to another adult caring for your child during the day, please use the following steps to identify the correct email and forward it based on your home email provider/application settings

Canvas: Recording Flipgrid videos as a Student
Video showing how Flipgrid works as a student on an iPad or Chromebook.

Canvas: How to Hide Selected Navigation Links
Video on how to control the navigation links students see in your course.

Canvas Notifications   All
Overview of notification settings for students and observers in Canvas.

Canvas: How to use Flipgrid in an Assignment
Video showing how to integrate Flipgrid into canvas and create an assignment.

Canvas: How to Integrate Flipgrid
Video showing how to integrate Flipgrid into a Canvas Course

Integrating EdPuzzle with Canvas
"Take advantage of Edpuzzle’s seamless integration with Canvas to keep all of your video lessons and grades in the same place!" (

Integrate Flipgrid and Canvas
Use these instructions to setup a seamless integration between Canvas and Flipgrid that allows students to record themselves and their submission will appear in SpeedGrader for teachers to review and provide feedback. You will use this integration for every course in the same Canvas account that's connected to the same Flipgrid account

Canvas: Fill out a PDF using the iPad Without Saving
Video showing how to use iPad markup tools to fill out an FLVS PDF assignment.

Canvas: How to use iPad markup tools on an FLVS PDF Assignment
Video on how to use iPad markup tools on a PDF and turn it in for an FLVS assignment.

Canvas: How to Have Announcements Appear on your Homepage
Video on how to display announcements on your Canvas home page.

Canvas: When to Use Groups or Sections
Video showing how Canvas uses groups and sections.

Canvas: How to set up Recurring Events (meetings) using sections
Video showing how to set up a recurring Canvas calendar event including a Google Meet.

Importing Content from Canvas Commons into your Course
Steps for teachers to follow on how to import shared content from Canvas Commons into your existing Canvas Course:

TTSD Staff Support Role in Canvas
Guidance for TTSD staff to search for a student and associated course(s) in Canvas to support students on their caseload. Student records are protected by FERPA federal law. Only those students on your assigned caseload should be accessed.

Canvas: Adding a Teacher (or Student) to Your Course
How to add another teacher or student to your Canvas course. (NOTE: you would only invite students to your class if you have a Canvas course that is NOT set up in Synergy. Synergy classes are rostered automatically. An example of a class in Canvas might be an affinity group, caseload for EL or SPED, etc.)

Canvas: Invalid Consumer Key
How to resolve the "invalid consumer key" issue after bringing in FLVS content into a course.

Using Markup built-in tool on iPad to annotate text on Canvas content   All
Rather than print out assignments from Canvas, users can use the Markup built-in tool on the iPad to annotate text to the assignment directly. An added benefit is the PDF gets saved to Google Drive rather than as a photo on the iPad.

Importing Individual FLVS Content from The Commons
This article will be helpful for teachers and specialist that only want/need a particular module or set of assignments from an existing FLVS course and NOT the entire course....

Canvas: Viewing Courses as a Student
How teachers can view their course content as a student. Covers both the web interface and the iPad app.

Opening RTF files on Chromebooks in Canvas   All
This article will walk students through how to save an RTF file and then open it in Google Drive.

Disabling/Enabling notifications on Canvas Parent App   All
How to disable/enable notifications or emails on Canvas Parent App

Importing a FLVS Course from The Commons
Looking to add a FLVS course into your existing course?

How to log into Canvas for Students (Chromebook)   All
The following is a short video on how to log into TTSD Canvas platform for High School students using Chromebooks.

Cómo conectarse en la aplicación de Canvas para estudiantes   All
Cómo conectarse en la aplicación de Canvas para estudiantes

How to log into Canvas for Students (iPad)   All
Instructions for students on how to log in

Building A Course in Canvas From Scratch
Building A Course in Canvas From Scratch

Using Kami to edit PDFs   All
Kami extension for Chrome allows users to edit PDFs in a variety of ways and save to the user's Google Drive folder.

Canvas Parent App
In this video you will learn how to use the Canvas Parent App.

Content Sharing in Canvas
Content Sharing in Canvas

CANVAS: Basic Troubleshooting for Teachers
TIP: Press the Command + F keys together to search for keywords on this page

CANVAS : Soluciones para Maestros
CANVAS : Soluciones para Maestros

Subscribe to your Canvas Calendar feed using Google Calendar   All
This article will walk you through how to view your Canvas Calendar (assignments, discussion dates, etc.) in your Google Calendar

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Training Service Portal  Staff
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