Canvas: Using the Calendar

Posted by BRIAN NOVICK on 10/24/2017


What is the difference between an event and an assignment?

  • Canvas designates an event for an 'assignment' not submitted through Canvas.   
  • Example
    • Complete pg. 25:1-31 odd
    • School Event: "The field trip is on Friday"
  • An assignment is submitted through Canvas (graded or ungraded"
  • Example
    • Narrative Essay with a due date.

Tip #1: Identify the course when posting an event or announcement.

  • Instead of writing "HW: Study for the quiz, " say "ELA HW: Study for the quiz.

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Tip #2: Encourage Students to use the Agenda View






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