Welcome to Canvas

Welcome to Canvas


This page will help you get started with Canvas, the   yet  -to-use cloud platform for teaching and learning. Here are just some of the cool things you can do with Canvas:

Depending on your preferences, from here you can begin learning how to use Canvas by watching the following "short" instructional videos below, or you can skip to a more experiential learning approach by clicking here:

Getting Started with Canvas

If you have access to a Canvas staging environment as part of your LMS evaluation, you can typically create a new Canvas course off the Canvas dashboard as soon as you login:

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When you're ready to try Canvas out, here are some short videos to help you get started:

Canvas Interface Overview


Upload and Share Files

(This video, Canvas Interface Overview, was embedded from Vimeo.) (This video, Files - Adding Course Content, was embedded from Vimeo.)


Parent Registration and Student Observation



Digging Deeper into Canvas

If you're ready to really dig in to Canvas, these short videos to help you along:

Canvas Customization & Layout

Editing Content with the Rich Editor

(This video, Canvas Customization and Layout, was embedded from Vimeo.) (This video, Editing with the Canvas Rich Content Editor, was embedded from Vimeo.)

Organizing with Modules

Canvas Assignment Creation

(This video, Canvas Modules - Creation and Management, was embedded from Vimeo.) (This video, Canvas Assignment Creation, was embedded from Vimeo.)

Canvas App Center

The Canvas App Center is your gateway to a world of powerful teaching tools. Even the least tech-savvy teachers can easily browse a library of LTI tools and install them in a single click— no IT help necessary. Powerful tools like Khan Academy, Google Charts, Wordpress, Flat World Knowledge, Open Tapestry, and many more can now be easily installed, allowing teachers to create a truly custom teaching experience.

Students also have LTI installation access to popular tools like Twitter and Dropbox—all just a click away. The Canvas App Center opens the door to more possibilities for teachers and students alike.

 Getting Help

You can always search for help on specific topics at help.instructure.com, or simply chat live with Canvas Support 24/7/365. Here's a video to get you started with our online guides and tutorials.

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Explore Canvas; Have Fun!







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