• Canvas by Instructure  
     
    Designed specifically for K-12 teachers and students, Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place. It integrates seamlessly with hundreds of apps, empowering teachers and students with countless tools to make teaching and learning easier and more fun. 
     
    Canvas FAQs

    Where can I access Canvas?
    Students and Teachers can access Canvas by going directly to emsisd.instructure.com or by using the Canvas link found on the EMS ISD students page or any campus webpage.  
     
    How do I log in to Canvas?
    Students and Teachers log in to Canvas using their district username and password. For students, the username is the six digit ID number.  
     
    How Can I change my Canvas password?
    There is not actually a way to change your password from within Canvas. To update your password, you will need to change your general computer password on any district computer by clicking Control + Alt + Delete > Change Password and completing the process. Once the password is updated, it will filter out to Canvas and other systems. 
     
    Can I use Canvas on my smart phone or mobile device?
    YES, you can! Canvas has a free mobile app that shares many of the same features of the web version. Note that functions vary from phone to tablet versions, and Android to iOS devices. Versions of the mobile apps for all devices are updated regularly. You can download the free app for iOS devices, Android devices, or Windows devices
     
    Can I receive Canvas notifications through my cell phone?
    With Canvas you can easily set up your cell phone to receive notifications. Follow this step-by-step guide to add your cell phone number to Canvas to receive texts
     
    Where can I get more help with Canvas?
    If you're a STUDENT, start by asking your teacher! You can also check in this Canvas Student Getting Started Guide (100 pages, so be sure you don't print it!) or by searching the Canvas guides online
     
    If you're a TEACHER, ADMINISTRATOR, or EMS ISD EMPLOYEE, please contact your Campus Technology Integrator or Instructional Technologist. You can also check this Canvas Instructor Getting Started Guide.