A learning management system is a way to simplify teaching and learning by connecting all the digital tools teachers use in one easy place.

Magellan Canvas site

Canvas is a place to:

1. Make announcements (for students and parents, if desired)

2. Distribute and share:
  • Assignments
  • Files/documents
  • Video, images, audio and other media
  • Links to research resources and online activities
  • Quizzes and polls
  • Class rules or syllabus
  • Calendar

3. Collect assignments

4. Grade assignments:
  • Autograding feature
  • Rubrics
  • Oral comments
  • Add to Canvas gradebook
  • Ask for revisions
  • Immediate feedback
  • Can forward assignments to Power School gradebook if desired

5. Hold discussions and post responses

6. Share class digital projects such as videos, Powerpoints, etc.

Canvas Resources:

Quick overview: Cool Things You Can Do with Canvas

Canvas Enabling Inquiry-Driven, Hands-On Education

Learn about Canvas: Canvas Stories

Helpful tools: Canvas Guides Canvas Video Tutorials Canvas Community Getting Started Guides for Teachers and Students Archived Webinars about instructional topics and Canvas

Canvas YouTube Channel with more videos