What is Canvas?

  • Canvas is the Ferguson-Florissant School District’s Learning Management System. Canvas is a course management system that supports online learning and teaching. Parents can sign up for a free account in order to view the resources and activities posted in their child’s courses that are available on Canvas. You can access our Canvas by using a browser on a computer, or by installing the Canvas Parent app on your mobile device.

How does Canvas work?

How can parents use Canvas?

  • With Canvas, parents will have the ability to do the following:

    • Read announcements, view the calendar, and see the course syllabus
    • Access a list of assignments with due dates
    • See your child's assignments, but not his/her discussion posts
    • View your child’s scores on assignments in Canvas. Course grades will continue to be published in SIS
    • Use the Inbox to contact the teacher
    • Set up notifications to get emails or texts for announcements, assignments, etc.
    • View the instructional content in the course



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