Canvas Parent (Observer) accounts are created and managed through the district’s MySPOT portal. The attachments provide step by step directions to create or update an account. If a parent is having issues with their Canvas account, they must contact the District help desk at 813-744-6673.
Teachers will use Canvas to: • Receive and grade student assignments, discussions, and quizzes. • Easily align assignments and rubrics to standards and learning objectives. • Provide students with written, audio, or video feedback and multiple revision/submission opportunities. • Organize all work and course-related events into one, drag-and-drop calendar. Push course notifications to students via email and text.
Students will use Canvas to: • Access class materials (calendar, assignments, quizzes, etc.) online using any device or any browser. • Track their progress through ongoing teacher feedback tools. • Receive course announcements, grade notifications, etc. instantaneously on their preferred device(s). Easily collaborate with peers and teachers.
Parents can use Canvas to: • Review upcoming or past assignments • Check on grades • Receive alerts for student activity Communicate with teachers
By engaging in the modules found in the Canvas Family Guide, the potential for parents to participate in their children's education dramatically improves. Parents will be able to increase their knowledge of Canvas by navigating through the following modules:
• Creating an Account & Logging In • Exploring Your Dashboard • Communicating with Teachers • Monitoring Student Progress • Using iOS Canvas Parent App • Using the Android Canvas Parent App