Information For Parents: Being an Observer in Canvas

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    • In Canvas, parents are also called "Observers". To create your Observer connection, first contact one of your student's teachers, so they can create a pairing code for you.  You will need this code when you create an account either in the Canvas Parent APP or by creating an account at Create Parent Account (top right corner of login screen)




      Step 1.  One of your child's teachers will create a six-digit "pairing code". You will need a different code for each student. Once you have the pairing code, go to to create your account and connect with your student(s). You can also use the Canvas Parent App.

      Step 2.  Create a Canvas account. How to video "Account Registration" and "Student Pairing" for "Observers" (parents).
      Step 3. If you have another student to observe here is how to add them:


       iPhone App

       Android App

      Video: Canvas Overview for Observers

       Video: Canvas Resources for Parents (Observers)

      Understanding Your Child's Canvas Account - This is a great Canvas introductory video! 



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