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    "Canvas runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, or any other device with a modern browser".

    Change Defintions

    • Deprecated: An element or feature has been replaced by newer functionality and should be avoided. No support for the feature.
    • End-of-Life: The deprecated element or feature is no longer available and will be completely removed.
    • Preview: Feature options in Canvas will be announced as being enabled in all Canvas accounts on a specified enforecment date and will no longer be optional.
    • Enforced: Previously announced preview feature(s) is required for use by all Canvas accounts.

     

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    Is there a Canvas app for teachers?

    Canvas Teacher App

    The Canvas Teacher app allows teachers to facilitate their courses on the go, both inside and outside the classroom.

    The app provides quick access to grading, communicating, and updating three of the most frequent course facilitation tasks for teachers through Announcements, Assignment, Discussions, and Quizzes.

    The app is available with the paid version of Canvas. Pearland ISD Teachers have access to the app.

    • Go to the app store for your device type and search for the app called "canvas by instructure". 
    • Search for Pearland, this may take a minute or two to locate.
    • Make sure you use the next button in the app to locate Pearland.
    • Log in with your district credentials.

     

    Is there a Canvas app for students?

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    The app is available with the paid version of Canvas. Pearland ISD students grades 7-12 have access to the app.

    Go to the app store for your device type and search for the app called "canvas by instructure". 

    • Search for Pearland, this may take a minute or two to locate.
    • Log in with your district credentials.

     

    The wi-fi is not working on my phone?

    • The first thing to ask is, have you re-set your password recently?
    • If you answered yes, then you will need to forget the district wi-fi on your device and then add the district wi-fi back to your device.
    • Log in with your new password using the Canvas app.