Canvas Standards for Courses
Canvas is an online learning platform, from a Utah-based company called Instructure (http://www.instructure.com/k-12). Canyons School District has provided every secondary teacher access to Canvas for their courses. Canvas is a great way to teach in a blended learning environment. Blended learning combines face-to-face classroom instruction with online activities. Canyons School District teachers and students log into the Canvas website at:
In order to ensure a successful experience for students using Canvas, the following standards have been designed for teachers to implement when creating their courses. All teachers in the Canyons District should include the following items on their course homepage:
Canvas Fast Track - A Tutorial Course to Learn Canvas
The Canvas Fast Track course has been set up for you to review the standards. It is also the course that contains tutorials on how to create a course matching those standards. http://canyons.instructure.com/courses/823334
Sample Course Homepage
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Items to Include on Homepage
You should include the following items on your course homepage.
Customize Sidebar Navigation
Customize your course navigation to include the following items in the following order.
Last edited by: Rachel Murphy, 7/30/13