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 in 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 and how do I log in?We recommend accessing Canvas through the Single Sign-On. Sign in with your district username and password, then click the Canvas icon. You can also log in directly at emsisd.instructure.com or by using the Canvas link found on the EMS ISD students page or any campus webpage.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 devicesor Android 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.I am a parent, how can I see my child's work in Canvas?You can easily set up a Parent Observer account. Here is a video that walks you through the steps: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 Guide.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.