Using Canvas

Howard County and Montgomery County are using Canvas as a learning management system. If you are an intern in a different county, please refer to the correct LMS page. (Please note: Montgomery County’s version of Canvas is called myMCPS.)

Navigation

Watch this 6-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community to learn how to navigate in Canvas. 1

Assignments

Watch this 5-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community for an introduction to Canvas assignments. 2

Rubrics

Watch this 5-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community for an introduction to Canvas rubrics. 3

Quizzes

Watch this 4-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community for an introduction to Canvas quizzes. 4

Discussions

Watch this 5-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community to learn about how to create class discussions. 5

Announcements

Watch this 3-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community to learn how to post announcements. 6

Messages

Watch this 4-minute video from the Instructure Canvas Community to learn how to send and receive messages. 7

You can also refer to the Canvas Instructor Guide in the Bookmarks bar for a written guide to all elements in Canvas.

Sources

  1. Instructure Canvas Community. (2019, May 9). 300 – Canvas overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/69658934
  2. Instructure Canvas Community. (2018, November 2). 302 – Assignments overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/71970884
  3. Instructure Canvas Community. (2019, May 10). 321 – Rubrics overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/133373847
  4. Instructure Canvas Community. (2018, November 2). 304 – Quizzes overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/72004689
  5. Instructure Canvas Community. (2018, November 2). 516 – Discussions overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/108385146
  6. Instructure Canvas Community. (2019, May 14). 306 – Announcements overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/72222376
  7. Instructure Canvas Community. (2019, March 8). 104 – Conversations overview {Video}. Vimeo. https://vimeo.com/103432881
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