• canvas

     

    https://hersheyk12.instructure.com

     

    Canvas is a cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that allow parents, students, and teachers to connect their digital resources in one place. Students use Canvas almost on a daily basis, and parents have access to observe the same course material and resources that teachers provide. 

    Creating and Pairing a Parent Account for Canvas:

    Step 1: Have your student log in to their account and go to settings.

    Step 2: On the right-hand side, have your student click on the “Pair with Observer” to generate a pairing code.

    Step 3: A pairing code will generate. Save this code. It is case sensitive.

    Step 4: Open the Canvas URL at this link.

    Step 5:  Click the “Parents of a Canvas User?” link.

    Step 6: Enter the information requested including your child’s pairing code from Step 3. Click “Start Participating” button.

    Step 7: Once you are in Canvas, click the “Courses” link to see different courses your child has available to view.

     

    Adding a Student to an existing Parent Account:

    Step 1: Have your student log in to their account and go to settings.

    Step 2: On the left-hand side, have your student click on the “Pair with Observer” to generate a pairing code.

    Step 3: A pairing code will generate. Save this code. It is case sensitive.

    Step 4: Log into your account at https://hersheyk12.instructure.com.

    Step 5: Select “Account” on the upper left side of the page.

    Step 6: Select “Observing”.

    Step 7: Enter student pairing code.

     

    Helpful Links:

    Using Canvas on a Mobile Device

    Navigating Canvas as an Observer/Parent

    Reset Observer/Parent Password