A guided overview and introduction to Canvas.
Quick Start Checklist
Step-by-step instructions for setting up your first Canvas course.
See how to navigate Canvas if you're logging in for the first time—or still becoming familiar with the basics.
Prepare to Launch With Canvas
An overview of the Canvas essentials to get your courses up and running.
Tips & Guides
Step-by-step instructions and how-tos to improve everyday Canvas usage.
Set Up a Course
Start a new course and create a course syllabus.
Add Canvas Pages
Learn how to build your Canvas Pages, including your Home Page, as if you’re setting up your physical classroom.
Organize Course Modules
Organize content in a way that keeps things as simple as possible for students while providing a simplified, easy-to-follow course flow.
Create Canvas Assignments
Assign and assess student work so you can make the best instructional decisions for better outcomes.
Build Canvas Quizzes
Access the tools you need to challenge student understanding and assess comprehension of course materials.
Use Canvas Gradebook
Learn how to use the Gradebook to easily input, manage, and release grades to students (including how to use the crowd-pleasing SpeedGrader).
Engage with Students
Take a tour from your student’s point of view to better use the features that mean the most to them.
Engage with Parents
See how Canvas can help parents and guardians see two important things: what their student should be doing and how they are doing.
Use Canvas Calendar
View and create events, assignments, and assignment groups.
Learn About Canvas Discussions
View a list of all discussions in your course, filter/search for a specific discussion, or start a new one.
Download the Canvas Teacher App
Use Canvas on the move with your tablet or mobile device.
Canvas for Elementary
Resources to support interactive learning for the littles.
Actionable tips and strategies for leading a meaningful Canvas LMS adoption in primary grades for teachers, students, and parents.
K-5 Canvas Adoption + Features
Learn effective implementation strategies for deepening Canvas elementary usage.
K-5 Canvas Course Theme
Upload this visual Canvas course design to engage little learners.
K-5 Community Resources
A roundup of helpful Canvas resources created by elementary educators.
The Fundamental Five
A simple framework for improving communication processes with Canvas.
Canvas Resource Roundup
Take your Canvas use to the next level with these five best practices and helpful resources.
Join the Canvas Community of over 1 million users to connect, collaborate, and learn with other educators.