Search Canvas LMS with Chrome Custom Search Engines

If you’re an admin user of Canvas LMS by Instructure, you frequently have to navigate your account by searching for users and courses in the Admin panel’s search bars for “Users” and “Courses”. This is a snazzy trick that lets you search your Canvas instance directly from your Chrome browser’s …

Always Know Where Your Towel (and File) Is

So after reading this guy’s rant about how terrible his experience with iTunes is, it reminded me of a big “I told you so” that I want to share. While your apps would like you to think of your music, movies, and documents as being theirs, they’re really yours, and …

Researching the Blockchain in EdTech

The Blockchain in Education: Research Questions Audrey Watters recently posted a great set of research questions for thinking through the ways blockchain technology might potentially interact with edtech. I have been keenly watching blockchain technology for a few years now, especially interested in how it could be used to certify …