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PWCS's New Online Learning Tool


PWCS is excited to announce the use of a new resource called Canvas, a system that helps support online learning. Many teachers are transitioning their instructional materials and lessons to this new platform. Your teachers will let you know if they will be using Canvas for online instruction or if you will continue to use their website.

Please visit the PWCS Canvas Informational Webpage for additional information and resources. 

Logging in to Canvas

Students can login to Canvas two different ways on a computer/laptop. No matter which way you login to Canvas, Canvas uses the student's Office 365/Clever login information.

  1. Login directly through the Canvas website and use the student's Office 365/Clever username and password.
  2. Log in to Office 365 and click on All Apps and search for Canvas. 
  3. Go to the King Student Website and click on the Canvas link. Log in with the student's Office 365 account. 

Getting Started with Canvas

Watch this video to get an understanding of how Canvas works.

Browsers

If you are using a computer to access Canvas and get a message that your browser is not supported, please visit this page to view the supported browsers. PWCS recommends the Chrome browser for many of the programs that students use. If you need to download Chrome, visit this website 

Mobile Apps

Both the Google Play store and Apple App store have free Canvas Student apps.Download the app, and login using your student's Office 365/Clever login information.

View the Canvas Student Android Guide
View the Canvas Student iOS Guide

 If you want more information about Canvas, please see the complete student guide. or the student guide in Spanish. 

Signing Up for a Parent Account

Parents can sign up as an observer in Canvas. Observers can link their Canvas account to their student's account so they can see assignment dues dates, announcements, and other course content. Observers can view the course content but cannot participate in the course.

Parents must obtain a pairing code before signing up for an account. You can obtain a pairing code by logging in to the student account and follow these directions. Please contact your child's teacher if you are having trouble accessing the pairing code. 

After you have obtained the pairing code, go to the Parent Canvas webpage and click on Parent of a Canvas Student at the top of the page to create your account. You will need the pairing code from your student's account. 

Once you have created an account for one student, you can add additional students to your account by following these directions