SALT LAKE CITY, October 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Structure today announced the integration and expansion of partnership efforts with a number of popular edtech solution providers, including Canva, InSpace, K16 and Tableau. Learn more about these or any of the nearly 50 Instructure partners hosting virtual booths at InstructureCon 2021 will take place tomorrow, October 7. The annual conference is attended by thousands of educators and edtech users, and is fully online this year. Register for free at www.instructure.com/events/instructurecon21.
“Our annual InstructureCon event is always one of the highlights of the year for our partners, and now more than ever, it’s important for us to come together to share and learn as a community,” said Tara Gunther, Vice President of Partnerships at Instructure. “The one-day conference is full of thought leadership and product innovation, as well as opportunities for educators and edtech providers to engage directly with each other.”
Over the past decade, Instructure has become an industry leader in educational partnerships, with more than 500 partner organizations ranging from big tech companies like Microsoft, Google, and Zoom, to educator favorites like Classcraft and Nearpod. Earlier this year, Instructure launched The Edtech Collective, a community of innovative businesses and educators using the Instructure learning platform to create an open and extensible ecosystem. New integrations include:
Cloth and Instructure have partnered to make it easier for users to create and share engaging designs directly through their Canvas LMS. Canva for Education is working to transform the way educational content is created. Teachers and students can bring their ideas to life with over 60,000 ready-to-use instructional templates from presentations, posters, newsletters, worksheets, lesson plans, accounts renderings of books, infographics, etc. It’s free for K-12 districts, teachers, and students and heavily discounted for higher education institutions.
“At Canva, our mission is to empower the world to design, and in education, that means making it easier for teachers and students to create and share their designs directly through Canvas as a learning management,” said Jason Wilmot, head of education at Canva. “We’re proud to provide Canva for Education 100% free for districts, teachers, and K-12 students around the world.”
In the space, a leading online communication platform created by educators for educators, recently announced full integration with Canvas. The integration means that features developed by InSpace, including video conferencing for learning and socializing, synchronous and asynchronous chat functions, mobile notifications and virtual office hours for professors and administrators, will be available in one click for Canvas users.
“Educators have overwhelmingly told us they want better ways to connect with their students by creating virtual communities with course study spaces and having virtual desks for faculty and administrators,” Narine said. Hall, CEO of InSpace and professor of data science and machine learning. at Champlain College. “InSpace is a solution that complements teaching: it adds flexibility, without disrupting learning. Integrating with Canvas allows us to quickly bring these benefits to the largest group of teachers and students.”
K16 Solutions and Instructure extend their partnership beyond simple LMS course migration to provide institutions with a solution for storing, viewing, and retrieving student data and submissions on a platform fully integrated with their Canvas instance. Now, Scaffold Archiving will allow institutions using Canvas to archive student data and course content on the Scaffold platform at a fraction of the price compared to archiving on a legacy LMS, allowing these institutions to reinvest their savings in other critical areas. Additionally, these institutions will maintain easy-to-access archived content that will allow administrators and faculty to push individual archived course content to Canvas as needed and retrieve student data and submissions.
“Since last year, K16 Solutions and Instructure have partnered to help dozens of institutions make the accurate, fast, and painless journey from their legacy LMS to Canvas using our state-of-the-art scaffold migration solution. technology,” said Steve Milner, Chief Revenue Officer at K16 Solutions. “Starting this year, using this same technology, we can now help Canvas customers more affordably archive historical student data and maintain ready-to-access content that can be pushed into Canvas whenever needed. We are proud that our partnership works continuously to solve the most pressing LMS problems in the market.”
Paintings The mission is to help people see and understand data, and its analytics platform makes it easy to discover insights. Tableau academic programs provide free software licenses and learning resources for instructors and students at educational institutions. With the need for data literacy increasing, the academic team created foundational courses to help instructors bring data skills into their classrooms, and now Tableau is preparing its data literacy course “Canvas ready” for instructors.
“Before joining Tableau, I developed and taught new college courses and know the time and care it takes to create new courses or convert a course into a learning management system,” said Sue Kramer, Ph.D. and Academic Program Development Lead for Tableau. “I was thrilled to learn that Instructure had a partnership program available to create and share our courses with Canvas, and I’m very excited to share our data literacy curriculum in Canvas with our instructors. Our partnership will help instructors to bring data literacy to classes across all disciplines.”
Instructure (NYSE: INST) is an education technology company dedicated to improving student success, amplifying the power of education, and inspiring everyone to learn together. Today, the Instructure learning platform supports over 30 million teachers and learners worldwide. Learn more about www.instructure.com.
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