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What is Canvas?

Canvas is a learning management system.  Teachers design courses to encourage communication, collaboration and creativity through features like online assignments, discussion boards, collaboration rooms and more.
Watch the video below to see an overview of Canvas.



Canvas Parent App

Parents can use the Canvas Parent app on Android or Apple devices to stay up-to-date with their student’s Canvas courses.


To ensure clarity that official student grades are displayed in PowerSchool, grade totals will be hidden in Canvas for all PowerSchool courses on December 4, 2017.


Grades for individual items, such as quizzes, discussions and assignments, will still be displayed in Canvas and in the Canvas Parent app.


Canvas and PowerSchool are two separate systems. This may result in differences between assignment names and grades between the two applications. Although there are grades in Canvas, official student grades are displayed in PowerSchool.



WCPSS Canvas Support Site

Canvas Parent App