This platform provides a central place for teachers to collect and deliver content. It also connects students to digital resources and materials and allows students the opportunity to virtually collaborate.Here are just a few features of Canvas:
- Communication tools for discussions, updates, and student support
- Several options for content and assignments
- Integrates external resources and apps
- Functionality on a variety of devices
Please note that Canvas courses may display a running course grade for students based on the work collected and scored within Canvas; however, DVUSD’s official record of grades is in PowerSchool.
Login to DVUSD's Canvas
Please Note: Internet Explorer is NOT a supported browser. Chrome, Firefox, & Safari browsers are recommended. View more about web browsers supported by Canvas.
STUDENTS & STAFF
use your DVUSD username & password
- DVUSD Canvas Student & Staff Login
- Students can also access Canvas by signing in to the
- DVUSD Start Page - Click the Canvas button
- DVUSD Portal - Click Canvas from the menu on the left; click "More" if not displayed
- Canvas Mobile App for Students
- DVUSD Canvas Parent Login Page - Parents can create an account and sign in via DVUSD's Canvas site
- Canvas Mobile App for Parents
Parent/Guardian Access to Canvas
Parents & Guardians can sign up to have an observer account in Canvas through the DVUSD Canvas website and have their very own app: Canvas Parent.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.
Use these instructions to create your observer account for accessing Canvas as a Parent!
Note: Students need to create a pairing code for observers to link their accounts.For more information on using Canvas as a Parent/Guardian, here is the Canvas Observer Guide and a video introduction.
Tips for Success with Canvas - Webinar
Tips for Success with Canvas & Zoom
English: Watch Parent Webinar Recording / View Slides (Sign in with DVUSD student Google account).
Puntos para tener éxito con Canvas y Zoom
Espanol: Seminario Web de Technologia Para los Padres / Ver las diapositivas de la presentación. (Inicie sesión con la cuenta de Google para estudiantes de DVUSD).
Passport to Canvas - Student Quick Start Guide
Students who are new to Canvas or may not have experienced all facets of Canvas use, may want to join this student quick start course (DVUSD user account required).
Students will earn badges by viewing all the pages in each of the nine modules - Global Navigation, Communication Tools, Navigating a Course, Assignments, Quizzes, Discussions, Grades & Feedback, Peer Interactions, & Student App. [Students can view earned badges in their Canvas account under 'My Badges'.]
Students can also check out these video tutorials for students getting started with Canvas and the Canvas Student Guide.