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If you know about Canvas, click on the logo above and go straight to www.grantspass.instructure.com.

Grants Pass School District 7 began utilizing the learning management system, Canvas, during the 2020-21 school year. Here is a quick overview for parents and guardians about Canvas. We have also provided some resources for you down below. 

Canvas Parent Mobile APP

The Canvas Parent app is the mobile version of Canvas that helps parents stay up-to-date with their student’s courses. Download the Canvas Parent app on Android and iOS devices.  See the Canvas Parent Mobile Guides

How to create a parent account:

  1. Using your Chromebook:
    1. Log into your D7 account
    2. Canvas will be your student’s start page
  2. Using another device (use the Chrome Browser):
    1. Go to www.google.com
    2. Log into your student D7 Google account
    3. Canvas will be your student’s start page
  3. To access your Canvas account on any device:
    1. Visit grantspass.instructure.com
    2. Log on using your D7 account
  4. Visit canvas.instructure.com
  5. Click “Need a Canvas Account? Click Here, It’s Free!”
  6. Click the link for “Parents sign up here”.
  7. Enter your information, and create a password.
  8. Input the 6 digit student pairing code.
    1. Have your student generate a pairing code from their Canvas account. 

Video tutorial to generate pairing code: https://youtu.be/MPa5qCkPjLk?t=138 

Tutorial videos and other guides

Setting up Canvas Parent App (less than 5 minutes): https://youtu.be/t-5sWZODhY8

Understanding your student’s Canvas account (25 minutes): https://youtu.be/jqF2oo4O1SE?t=290

Understanding your Parent Observer app (30 minutes): https://youtu.be/MPa5qCkPjLk?t=90

Additional Canvas guides and tutorialshttps://community.canvaslms.com/t5/Canvas/ct-p/canvas