How do I embed a Remind.com widget in Canvas?

What is it? Remind.com is a handy little tool for pushing out notifications to students and families. It allows students to receive notifications as a texts, notifications from the Remind.com app, or emails. While I’m not 100% sure that it’s any more effective or useful than the built-in Canvas notifications, it does allow you to…

Using a LibGuide in Your Class

Create a new assignment (or page, or discussion, or calendar event… or anything that lets you create a description in the so-called “Rich Content Editor”. The menu will look like this: You will need to pick which LibGuide you want with the dropdown menus: Once you have made your choices, click the “Embed Content” button.…

Connect a Google Doc to Canvas

Often we find that we would like for students to access a Google Doc (or Sheet or Slides or…) from within our Canvas course. There are, essentially, four paradigms for this access: Just link to the Google Doc This is the most straight-forward option. Create a hyperlink that takes the student to the Google Doc.…

Embed Content “Full Size” in Canvas

One of the tricky things about embedding content in Canvas (or, really, anywhere) is that the standard approach is to use an <iframe> markup tag. And an <iframe> needs to be told how big it should be on the screen… and sometimes you don’t know either how big the screen will be or how big…