Monthly meeting of Canvas Users - in person or online. URL will be sent out Thursday afternoon Guest Speaker The MSU Canvas Users Group will host a special guest, Emily Lott, who will share pedagogical strategies for using Canvas effectively. Emily Lott is a High School Content Specialist in the Digital Convergence Department of Hall County Schools. This position affords her the opportunity to support high school teachers as they prepare students for post-secondary experiences and the workplace. Emily regularly shares best-practices at conferences throughout the state of Georgia. She also travels across the nation as an Advanced Placement Consultant to share effective methods of instruction for AP Research, a new course in The College Board’s interdisciplinary offerings. Emily was a member of the English faculty of Chestatee High School, Gainesville, GA, from 2013-2018 and her teaching responsibilities included courses in English Language Arts- including ESOL, SWD, Honors, and Gifted Curriculum- as well as the interdisciplinary AP Research course. She holds a Bachelors in English Language and Literature, of which her senior studies were conducted at the University of Oxford. Upon returning to the states, Emily completed her Masters of Arts in Teaching with Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. She is currently attending Vanderbilt University for her doctoral studies, focusing on organizational and systemic improvement in the educational setting. She looks forward to continuing to support all levels of educators as pedagogy paradigms shift to a more blended learning atmosphere that cultivates intentional learners and active participants in our democracy as well as global issues.