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Submissions Open for Canvas Grants
Instructure has opened submissions for its annual Canvas Grants, a program
that distributes $100,000 in grants to projects that spur innovation in
learning in both K-12 and higher education.
vice president of research and education at Instructure, said the focus this year will be on "lossless
lossless learning is a concept introduced at his company's
this summer which aspires to eliminate the loss of information in the
process — lost instruction, participation, engagement or assessment.
is aimed at helping anyone turn a great idea into reality," he said,
that's by designing new technology or testing instructional strategies
move us one step closer toward lossless learning."
of judges, one for higher ed and the other for K-12, will grant five
$10,000 grants to higher ed projects and 10 $5,000 grants to K-12
competition had more than 400 submissions with the winning entries
ranging from a Philadelphia administrator who wanted to help inner-city
students record stories about their communities and air them on TV to a
librarian who wanted to outfit a makerspace at her school with Legos and
be accepted through January 23 and winners will be announced at the SXSWEdu conference in March in Austin, TX. For details, go to canvaslms.com.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.