Canvas for Parents and Students

  • Canvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) that allows teachers to provide a personalized learning experience through instructional support, class calendars, messages, notifications, assignments, collaborative activities, and resources that are tailored to each student in one easy-to-use, easy-to-access platform.

    All teachers in DSISD began using Canvas for the 2019-20 school year and all parents are able to connect to their student’s accounts. Parent access in Canvas gives the ability to see what is going on in a course and a calendar of assignments. Below are the features available to parents: (Please note that not all courses use all features.)

    • Customize notifications
    • View the Student Dashboard
    • View the course syllabus
    • View assignments
    • View grades
    • View the calendar