Excuse an Assignment

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-3995

(continued in link below) 

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4031


  • Teachers can use the Gradebook to excuse a student from an assignment in their course
    • Enter EX, not included in the calculation for a student’s total grade
    • Students can no longer submit the assignment, but can see the assignment details
  • Notification to student when excused

 

Differentiated Assignments by Individual

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2642

(continued in link below)
https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-4224


- Teachers can specify whether the assignment should be for everyone in the course, for specific sections, or for individual students

- Displays maximum of 5 sections and 7 students so you must type and search for the section or student


*assignment grade cells are grayed out for students who have not been included in the assignment.

*students can only view assignments that are assigned to them 



Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes (Draft State)

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2618


Draft State allows content in Assignments to exist in an unpublished (draft) state. Unpublished assignments are invisible to students and excluded from grade calculations

- Save and Publish button

- Save (Draft state)



Discussions: Allow Liking option
https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-3548


Allows students to like replies in a discussion

- Also an Only graders Can Like option


 

New Support page

https://community.canvaslms.com/welcome


- When you click Help within Canvas the support page will look different now



Canvas Gradebook Icons and Colors Guide

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-2780


- Guide to the different icons and colors in the new Gradebook.  Depending on how you grade assignments, you will see different icons or colors.