Canvas is the open, extensible LMS built to amplify teaching and maximise learning.

Canvas lets you focus more on teaching (and less on tasks).

Provide equitable access and instructional continuity. For every student. Everywhere. Every day. Canvas is the robust digital foundation for all aspects of learning. No wonder it’s the #1 LMS worldwide.

personalized instruction

Canvas is designed from the ground up to meet the requirements of modern students, teachers and institutions; it’s also powerful, reliable and refreshingly easy to use.

Dee Kerwick Chrisp

Director of Digital Learning, Focus Learning Trust

Centralised (yet personalised) curriculum and instruction for schools.

Everything in One Place

Course materials. Participation and grades. Communication tools. Actionable insights. All right there in Canvas LMS. Ready to support in-person, online, and blended learning.

Accessibility All the Way

All students deserve learning tools that meet their unique needs. Canvas LMS ensures that students, teachers, and parents have equitable access to all materials and instruction.

Instant Content Delivery

Easily upload and share course information in a range of useful, engaging ways.

Personalised Learning

MasteryPaths lets you instantly deliver content and instruction appropriate to each student’s level of understanding and performance.

Boost Productivity

There’s only one you. Spend your time on teaching and learning, and let Canvas handle the “management.”

Features and Integrations

Digital tools that play nicely with others.

Rubrics. Modules. Calendars. Schedules. Quizzes. Syllabi. Analytics. SpeedGrader! Canvas is 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 favourite apps and tools: G Suite, Microsoft Teams, Adobe, and hundreds more, in one centralised learning hub.

Heaps of helpful features

Hundreds of integrations

All inside of Canvas

students using Canvas LMS features
student using the Canvas Student Mobile App

Mobile Apps

Learning is on the move.

Canvas LMS has top-rated mobile apps for teachers, students, and parents to keep everyone informed and connected, on the go, on any device. Teachers can engage with students whenever and wherever through an app that boasts best-in-class data security. (It also comes with SpeedGrader, which can cut grading time by 50%.)

Our teachers were all using different platforms, different software, and Canvas allowed them to be unified. Parents were happy, students were happy, and faculty were happy.

Nichole Lemmon

Director of Blended Learning, Springfield Public Schools, Springfield, MO

Collaboration Tools

Talking in class is encouraged.

Teachers can communicate with individual students, groups, the entire class, or even parents through messaging, audio notes, video, and more. And students can collaborate among themselves via chat group, video, and other messaging tools.

Messaging with students, groups, or the whole class

Audio and video communication

All sorts of student collaboration tools

students in the classroom

All the features you need. None you don’t.

Undivided Attention

Enrich lessons with video and audio, and even include face-to-face interactions. All from within Canvas.

99.9% Uptime

A down LMS can really grind your teaching and learning gears. Canvas keeps your educational ecosystem going strong.

Grades at Lightning Speed

Offer targeted feedback with annotations. Use rubrics for scoring. Share comments via video. Post grades to the Gradebook and quickly create eye-opening reports about student progress.

Unlimited File Size

The only limit is your imagination. Add as much audio, visual, and video content as you’d like to enrich your students’ learning experiences.

Insights All Around

Course analytics serves up data that offers insights on students' interactions with instructional materials—useful info when it comes to adapting instruction.

Born in the Cloud

That means no downtime due to upgrades. Simply log in for instant connection from anywhere—on just about any computer or smart handheld device.

Ready to create your digital classroom?