You can make education more engaging. You can have all of your essential teaching tools in one place
You can provide equitable access and instructional continuity to every student. Everywhere. Every day. All in a simple, intuitive interface—with Canvas LMS, the open, extensible learning management system that amplifies everyone’s awesomeness.
Canvas Free-for-Teacher has the essential features and functionality of Canvas LMS, even if your institution is not a Canvas customer. Whether you're delivering courses or want to get to know basic Canvas features, you can leverage the power of Canvas at no cost for your teachers and students.
Create content such as assignments, quizzes, discussions, and video conferences
Canvas products are outfitted with smart, intuitive features that will help take learning to the next level. And then there's the integrations! The Canvas API links right up with all your favorite apps and tools: G Suite, Microsoft Teams, Adobe, and hundreds more, in one centralized learning hub.
Yes, Canvas LMS offers Free-for-Teacher, providing basic functionality to students and teachers to explore courses and learn basic Canvas LMS features. Educators can deliver courses, create content, and personalize learning with Mastery Paths, Outcomes, and standards-based gradebooks. Users can also utilize Canvas mobile app suite and integrate external applications to its free Canvas LMS version.
Yes. Canvas LMS is 100% free for students. You can access your free Canvas LMS student account if your school uses Canvas or through a free (non-school-associated) Canvas LMS account. Students can log in to their learning management system account by clicking here.
Canvas LMS was launched in 2011 by Instructure. In 2012, Instructure began offering open, online courses for everyone, everywhere. It soon became the leading learning management system, unseating the most popular LMSs in the educational industry.