• Canvas,  Educational Tools,  Teaching & Learning

    How Can My Students Join Teams Meetings Scheduled through Canvas?

    Reading Time: 2 minutes If your students can’t see scheduled Teams Meetings in the “Microsoft Teams meetings” Canvas navigation link, there are four ways they can access those meetings. Before we dive into those, we have two quick notes: If you have created a repeating meeting, the join link will be the same for each scheduled meeting. To ensure students get all notifications and can join meetings easily, they should download the Microsoft Teams app.  Without further ado, let’s look at the different ways students can join your scheduled meetings.   Through an email notification  When you create a Teams meeting (or series of meetings) inside Canvas, each student who…

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    Three Tips to Start Your Semester Strong

    Reading Time: < 1 minutes Welcome back! We’re about a week into the spring semester already – time flies! Across this semester, we’ll be digging deeper into Canvas features, offering tips, and sharing educational best practices as well as information shared by your colleagues. But today we’re going to pause and review a couple tips to help you start the semester strong.  1. Be aware of Canvas Announcements and use them Announcements allow you to communicate quickly and easily with your students. Sending an announcement is the best way to get in contact with your entire class in one fell swoop (and it doesn’t entail making a list of email addresses).…