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For Allen ISD students. What is Canvas? Canvas is a Learning Management System Allows students and teachers to manage their coursework electronically.

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1 For Allen ISD students

2 What is Canvas? Canvas is a Learning Management System Allows students and teachers to manage their coursework electronically Web-based 24 hours a day/7 days a week from Internet connected computers or mobile devices

3 Who is using Canvas? Select courses at AHS, Lowery, Curtis, Ereckson, and Ford

4 Accessing Canvas Must use Google Chrome or Safari browser Website to access is canvas.allenisd.org Network user name and password

5 Dashboard Recent Activity Announcements, assignment alerts, conversations

6 Navigating in Canvas 1.Course Navigation 2.Global Navigation 3.Breadcrumb Navigation 4.Content Area 5.Sidebar 6.Help Center

7 Finding your Courses Hover your mouse over Courses Drop down box shows the courses you are enrolled in Click on a Course to see the content

8 Module organization Click on Modules

9 Modules may include Files – Word or Adobe documents, Powerpoints Assignments Quizzes Links to websites or videos

10 Calendar In Global Navigation bar: Each course has a different color Calendar events coded by color

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12 Setting up Notifications 2. Click Notifications 1. Click Settings You can see that your district provided is setup to receive notifications. Students can determine how often

13 Setting up Notifications Click Settings Click Add Contact Method

14 Setting up Notifications Allen ISD is official May add second if student wishes May add Text (SMS) contact Add Carrier (ATT, Cingular, Sprint, etc) Leave SMS blank Text charges apply – check with parents for permission

15 Allen ISD Student Notifications Recommendations: Notification Text Due DateDailyNotify me right away/ASAP Course ContentDaily or Weekly AnnouncementNotify me right away/ASAP GradingNotify me right away/ASAP Submission CommentDaily DiscussionDailyNotify me right away/ASAP ConversationsDailyNotify me right away/ASAP

16 Accessing from mobile devices Specific instructions for each type of mobile device in Help Center

17 Who can answer questions if I need help? Teacher Other students admissionblog.usc.edu


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