Personal Responsibility in the Digital Age.

Can technology help students be responsible, organized, self-sufficient? I had the pleasure and privilege of seeing Julie Lythcott-Haims speak a few weeks ago, and if you haven't heard her, stop right now and listen to one of her 50 talks. She is [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Behind the Scenes|0 Comments

Much like artists, teachers use technology to Inspire Millions

I saw this image this week, and it made me laugh, because “duh!” right?  I mean, “duh” may not be the most articulate word I could have picked but it is succinct and to the point. No one looks at Pixar’s chief [...]

By | June 1st, 2016|In the Classroom, Teacher Collaboration|0 Comments

A solution that doesn’t involve paper is not a solution

I make lists. I make lists of things to do, groceries to buy, errands to run, menus to plan. I also take a lot of notes. I love my lists and notes. They keep me organized, remind me to buy dish soap, [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Behind the Scenes|1 Comment

Teacher Collaboration: Benefiting Teachers and Students

We teach our children to share, to cooperate, to play nicely– to be good citizens who work together to make their world a better place. In business, we emphasize teamwork, encourage community spirit, and build relationships. Yet the traditional picture of teaching [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Teacher Collaboration|0 Comments

Canary Learning is now available as a Chrome App

Los Altos, February 2, 2016, Canary Learning announces its acclaimed LMS is now available as a Chrome App.  Canary Learning offers teachers time saving grading tools and offline capabilities not found in any other classroom workflow application. Canary Learning delivers innovation to teachers [...]

Journey of Learning: The Importance of Feedback

I was recently asked about the learning style of my child: is he a visual learner? An auditory learner? Or does he do best in a tactile, kinesthetic environment? It is an interesting question – in the way that all questions that [...]

By | February 1st, 2016|Focussing on the Students, In the Classroom|0 Comments

I’m no teacher, but I can build stuff…

Hi!  My name is David Vogt and I'm not a teacher. I want to get that out of the way early so that you understand where I'm coming from. I don't know what it's like to stand up in front of a [...]

By | November 27th, 2015|Behind the Scenes|1 Comment

Canary Learning enhances the red pen with CanaryGrading

Los Altos, October 28, 2015, Canary Learning announces the immediate availability of its grading tool, CanaryGrading. Now, along with handing out and collecting assignments, teachers can also grade student work, all within one seamless platform. Like all components in the Canary Learning [...]

By | October 28th, 2015|From the Press Room|0 Comments

A Classroom is Not a Folder or a File

Think back to 1980 before the desktop computer became prevalent in classrooms. There were file cabinets filled with folders and binders filled with pages of content. Folders and binders were subdivided into more folders for units and lessons. The desks were arranged in [...]

By | October 1st, 2015|Canary Learning, In the Classroom|0 Comments

Communication is Key – and it should be easy.

There is a misconception that parents and teachers can't communicate effectively. The teaching profession is under pressure from many fronts - not least of which are parents.  Parents can be demanding...and helpful...and sometimes confused. With the advent of social media and mobile [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Focussing on the Students, In the Classroom|0 Comments