Canvas Parent (Beta) Release Notes (iOS, Android 1.0)

Document created by Erin Hallmark Employee on Aug 10, 2016Last modified by samantha@instructure.com on Oct 19, 2016
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The Canvas Parent app is currently in beta. We welcome your feedback in  Focus Group: Canvas Parent.

Canvas Parent enhances the potential for any parent to quickly engage in their child’s education. Parents can review upcoming or past assignments, check on grades, and receive course announcements.

 

Access to Canvas Parent is managed by the student's institution.

 

Download Canvas Parent in the iTunes Store. Version 1.0 requires iOS 8.0 or later.

 

Download Canvas Parent in the Play Store. Version 1.0 requires Android 4.2 or later.

 

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View Student Courses and Grades

The Courses tab displays the list of courses where their students are enrolled. For each course, parents can see course grades, the syllabus, and assignments and events. Grades display according to the course grading scheme.

 

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View Student Assignments and Events

Assignments and events can be viewed by course or week. Parents can set reminders for a specific assignment or event, which are sent to mobile devices as push notifications.

 

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Set Alerts for Student Activity

The app settings allow parents to set alerts for specific assignment and grade activity. Alerts are displayed in the Alerts tab in the app.

 

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