40 episodes

Co-hosts Eddie and Marcus believe that behind every educator's journey for great technology, there's also a great story. Listen as they help tell these stories with the backdrop of a great community of Canvas LMS users from around the globe. The unofficial podcast of Canvas.


***DISCLAIMER: The Canvascasters Podcast is prepared and hosted by Eddie Small & Marcus Painter in their own personal capacity. The opinions expressed in these episodes are the hosts own and do not reflect the views of Instructure, Inc. or Canvas Learning Management System.***

The Canvascasters - An Unofficial Canvas Podcast The Canvascasters

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 29 Ratings

Co-hosts Eddie and Marcus believe that behind every educator's journey for great technology, there's also a great story. Listen as they help tell these stories with the backdrop of a great community of Canvas LMS users from around the globe. The unofficial podcast of Canvas.


***DISCLAIMER: The Canvascasters Podcast is prepared and hosted by Eddie Small & Marcus Painter in their own personal capacity. The opinions expressed in these episodes are the hosts own and do not reflect the views of Instructure, Inc. or Canvas Learning Management System.***

    Let's Talk InstructureCon21 w/ Maikel, Tisha, & Brad

    Let's Talk InstructureCon21 w/ Maikel, Tisha, & Brad

    Our InstructureCon21 Special Edition where the Canvascasters recap all the great happenings around the event from last week w/ special guests along the way. If you didn't get a chance to participate in this years event - Check it out here!

    Our Guests Today Include:

    Micheal Alendy (Florida International University) @NotUrAvrgMike


    Keynoter at InstructureCon21
    Instructional Designer

    Tisha Richmond (Medford School District, Medford Oregon) @TishRich


    Student Engagement and Canvas Coordinator
    Speaker, Author, Former CTE Educator
    Give her podcast a listen - Make Learning Magical!

    Brad Moser (Blue Valley School District, Blue Valley Kansas) @bmos


    Canvas Contractor
    Director of Blended Learning


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    • 56 min
    PD, Canvas Unicorns, and Daughters w/ Don Lourcey (@dlourcey)

    PD, Canvas Unicorns, and Daughters w/ Don Lourcey (@dlourcey)

    Welcome to Episode 37 of The Canvascasters Podcast w/ Don Lourcey! 

    “The Don”, as we like to call him, is the Digital Teaching and Learning Coach & Canvas Administrator at Iredell-Statesville Schools in North Carolina.  As is the case with so many amazing educators, Don started as an English teacher!  He has extensive expertise in digital and online learning throughout his career.  And, on top of all that, his Canvas game is strong!  He is an Instructure Contractor: Instructional Designer, Canvas Trainer, and a Canvas Certified Educator Facilitator.

    Don Lourcey has been highlighted in a number of Canvas webinars and Livestreams and is a strong voice in the Canvas community who is always helping fellow Canvas users improve!  

    In This Episode:


    Don's love of Professional Development, the Florida Gators, and how being a dad has shaped his edtech perspective.
    His unique perspective from a classroom educator, administrator, and technology coach.
    Microcredentials
    Mastery Canvas Teacher Learning Pathway
    His work with Canvas Certified Educators

    Find Don Lourcey on Twitter @dlourcey

    InstructureCon21 is October 7th and it is completely FREE!!!  An amazing day of online learning will be offered by some of the most powerful Pandas in the Canvas Community and across Instructure Products.  It's fully online and completely free. Just get on the list and you're good to go! https://www.instructure.com/events/instructurecon21/registration

    Canvas Certified Educator Program



    Music Provided By:

    Finding Happiness by Dj Quads http://soundcloud.com/aka-dj-quads

    Music provided by Free Music for Vlogs https://youtu.be/Yh9fk9iLR4s


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Nebraska Canvas User Chat w/ K.C. Testerman

    Nebraska Canvas User Chat w/ K.C. Testerman

    Welcome to Episode 36 of The Canvascasters Podcast!

    2021 Nebraska Canvas User Group Conference - Marcus, Eddie, and our good friend KC Testerman (DR. KC!) hosted an afternoon chat with audience Q&A. It's always great to spend time with KC and we had a blast being a part of this conference.

    Instructure (CanvasLMS) is hosting a webinar on August 26th at 10am MDT for a Higher Education audience to talk about a brand new tool to help maximize your usage, streamline edtech transitions, and target communication to your users. Impact by Instructure, (formerly Eesysoft) provides guidance in implementing and navigating your edtech landscapes.  If you are interested in creating a culture of self-help in your organization register today!


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    • 44 min
    Allow us to RE-INTRODUCE ourselves...

    Allow us to RE-INTRODUCE ourselves...

    Welcome to Episode 36 of The Canvascasters Podcast!

    2021 Nebraska Canvas User Group Conference - Marcus and Eddie were invited to keynote this 5th Annual Event and it was incredible. We are humbled by the experience and hope you find a few nuggets in our keynote recording - in its ENTIRETY!

    Instructure (CanvasLMS) is hosting a webinar on August 26th at 10am MDT for a Higher Education audience to talk about a brand new tool to help maximize your usage, streamline edtech transitions, and target communication to your users. Impact by Instructure, (formerly Eesysoft) provides guidance in implementing and navigating your edtech landscapes.  If you are interested in creating a culture of self-help in your organization register today!


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    • 51 min
    Guest Hosted: Behind The Mic w/ Marcus & Eddie

    Guest Hosted: Behind The Mic w/ Marcus & Eddie

    Welcome to Episode 35 of the Canvascasters Podcast!

    Today we turn over the mic to two of our favorites as they host The Canvascasters.

    Eddie & Marcus were thrilled to provide this closing session for the Elementary Summer Camp provided by the fantastic facebook group : Canvas for Elementary. This is the audio recording from that session.

    Check our their Summer Camp on FB for Elementary Educators! 


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    • 52 min
    Doubling Down on Canvas Updates w/ TL;DR (@CanvasLMS)

    Doubling Down on Canvas Updates w/ TL;DR (@CanvasLMS)

    Welcome to Episode 34 of the Canvascasters Podcast!

    Today we welcome two members of the TL;DR Canvas Podcast - Jenn Mitchell & Ryan Lufkin! 

    After working in higher ed, Jenn worked in marketing before finding a home in K-12 edtech. Passionate about supporting educators as they make real, lasting impact for students, she leads the K-12 product marketing team for LMS and Assessment products. Ryan’s career has been largely spent in the edtech space. His experience spans enterprise resource planning and curriculum design and he has worked for various LMS providers. He currently focuses on strategic initiatives that market Canvas to both new and existing customers.

    In today's episode we cover everything from:


    The Feature Request Process
    Canvas for Elementary
    Templates vs. Blueprints by Matt G.
    The NEW Microsoft LTI
    The Canvas Roadmap
    MasteryConnect + Canvas - BFF's for Life! 

    Find Jenn Mitchell on Twitter: @thejenndetta

    Find Ryan Lufkin on Twitter: @RyanLufkin

    Find TL;DR on Twitter: @CanvasLMS

    Check out the TL;DR Blogs! 

    Check out the Canvas Release Notes! 

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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Lhallie ,

🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼

Marcus and Eddie are quite the dynamic duo! I love listening to the podcast because I always walk away with a few new Canvas LMS and/or instructional strategy nuggets. Their passion for teaching, collaboration and the #CanvasFam is infectious.

charcarlat ,

Love it.

They do a fantastic job.

allmynicknsmesweretaken ,

Such a find!

I have learned at least one useful bit of info from each of these podcasts - and quite often more! Love the variety of guests as well as the podcasters’ fun and down to earth personalities. It makes my commute time to and from work Very informative.

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