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The Future of America Is Texas

And Texas Is Using Canvas to Shape the Future of Education


Canvas is proud to work with K–12 institutions, colleges, and universities across the Lone Star State to prepare students for their chosen career paths. We understand the Education Services Centers’ (ESC) mission to streamline the technology that supports Texas learning initiatives. Our goal is to provide Canvas affordably to Texas schools statewide and help strengthen the future of student-centered learning in Texas.

So, why use an LMS?


LMS stands for “learning management system”

It’s an online platform that simplifies teaching and learning by connecting all the digital tools educators use in one accessible place.

Of course, not all learning management systems are created equal. A great way to distinguish the best LMS software from the rest is to start with one simple question: “Is it easy to use?”

So: Is Canvas easy to use? It’s easier’n all get out. (Are we saying that right?)

Top Texas-Ed Priorities

and How Canvas Supports Them

1

Recruit, support and retain teachers and principals

canvas solutions:

  • Mobile access to PD and teacher tools
  • Consistent PD across regions
  • Scalable curriculum support for new teachers

2

Build a foundation of reading and math

canvas solutions:

  • Open platform for curriculum tools
  • Audio, video, and math authoring tools
  • Immediate feedback through formative assessments

3

Connect high school to careers and college

canvas solutions:

  • A consistent kindergarten- through-higher-ed platform
  • Opportunities for student ownership
  • Interpersonal-skills development through peer feedback

4

Improve low-performing schools

canvas solutions:

  • RTI support with access to actionable data
  • Personalized student pathways
  • Equitable access to content, learning opportunities, and

High-Quality Instruction for Every Texas Student

And More Integrations Than You Can Shake a Stick At

Seventy-four percent of districts use more than 26 different edtech tools (source). But you can rein in your roaming herd of edtech tools and corral them with an LMS, Texas style. Canvas unifies all your apps and systems, simplifying teaching so you can focus on personalizing learning for your students.


Use Your Favorite Google Apps Right Inside Canvas

Canvas Google integration UI shot

Canvas Integrates Easily With Office 365

OneDrive Canvas integration UI shot

TEKS Standards Plug Right Into the LMS, Too

Canvas TEKS Plugins UI shot

SIS Integration: Ready & Rarin’ to Go

SIS integration infographic

Texas’ Favorite Apps Are All Available in the EduApp Center

EduApp Center UI shot

Used by Texas

some of the folks using Canvas near you


what fellow texans are saying about canvas

Teachers in the Allen Independent School District say Canvas has helped them become more organized, more creative, and better able to provide student- centered learning.

“Canvas provides a more robust experience for designers, instructors, and learners. When I consider what I want my learners to do and how I want to teach, there really is no debate—Canvas is the best fit."

misty
joaquin

Canvas Administrator and Digital Learning Facilitator, Little Elm ISD (Texas)

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