Once you have an account set up and have installed the app on your device, return to the Canvas Web Portal and set your notification preferences. Click on this link to access directions to set preferences.
Navigating a Canvas Course
Navigation a Canvas course is simple. This allows you to view all items posted within a course, this includes assignments and resources. Click on this link to access directions on how to navigate a Canvas course.
Viewing Student Grades in Canvas
As an observer, you can view grades for students you are observing. The Grades page in a course displays your student's grades for course assignments. You can also view assignment scoring details, comments, and rubrics. Scores in Canvas reflect individual assignment scores only, not the course average. For the official course average, please log into Skyward Parent Portal. Click on the link to access directions on how to view student assignments and assignment grades.
Using the Canvas Dashboard
The dashboard if the first thing you see when you log into Canvas. The Dashboard displays at-a-glance information about what is happening in all current courses for students you are observing. You can return to your User Dashboard at any time by clicking on the Dashboard link in Global Navigation. Click on the link to access additional information about the Canvas Dashboard.
The Calendar is a great way to view everything a linked student has to do for all their courses in one place. You can view calendar events by day, week, month, or agenda list. Click on the this link to access directions on using the Calendar.
Changing Language Preferences for Observer Account
English is Canvas' language default, but you can choose to view the Canvas interface in another language. Click on the link to access directions on how to change the language of your Canvas Observer account.