Canvas is a learning management system (LMS) that allows teachers to provide instructional support, class calendars, assignments, and resources for students in a safe online environment. Canvas is the Top 1 Learning Management System developed by Utah-based INSTRUCTURE. It includes institutional requirements with regard to accessing grades and course information as well as communication between students and teachers. 

Benefits for the Students

    Students are able to:

·  access lessons, class materials, calendar, assignments, quizzes and the like online using any device or any browser

·  track their progress through ongoing teacher feedback tools,

·  receive course announcements, grade notifications, etc instantaneously on their preferred devices

·  collaborate easily with teachers and peers

·  use a mobile device to access canvas even on a smartphone or tablet.

Benefits for the Parents and Guardians:

     Parents/Guardians are able to:

·         easily monitor the child’s progress through the CANVAS Parent App that gives assignments and submission status, and schedules of submission of tasks, calendars, announcements, and syllabus.

·         customize their notifications to be alerted when new assignments are posted

·         access to view the lessons but are not active participants in the lesson.

Benefits for the Teachers:

      Teachers are able to:

·  receive and grade student assignments, discussions, and quizzes

·   align assignments and rubrics easily to standards and learning objectives

·  organize all work and lesson-related events into one drag and drop calendar

·  send notification to students through email and text