Canvas is a digital learning management system, or LMS, used by schools, educators, students and families. Users access and manage online learning materials, communicate about skill development and learning achievement.

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In Canvas parents can:

  • see all of their children in the same account

  • see the classes, calendars, grades and feedback for each child

  • see all of the contact information for each of their child's teachers

In Canvas students can:

  • see all of their courses and calendars on the same dashboard, with one login

  • upload various media that demonstrates understanding and learning

  • participate in online discussions

In Canvas teachers can:

  • add important dates and due dates to the course calendar

  • send class announcements

  • deliver instruction in a variety of formats including print, video, audio, image, and through links to external websites and digital resources.

  • assign and moderate online discussions between students in the course.

  • assign work with both print and digital products.

  • create and assign quizzes and tests with a wide variety of interactive response formats.

  • assess student work and provide feedback in a variety of formats including text, annotation, audio, and video.

  • grade assignments that sync with the official LISD gradebook in Skyward.

  • communicate with students and parents via Canvas message system (not linked to student or teacher LISD email).

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