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Parent Canvas Access

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Parent Portal- Print or Download

Obtain PAIRING code:

  1.  Your child can generate a code through their Canvas (web version)

        **Elementary parents: If you need assistance contact your child’s teacher**

Create Your Account:

  1. Visit: TCISD Parent Portal
  2. Step by step instructions

3.   **TCISD STAFF**: If you are a parent of a TCISD Student, create your accounts using a personal email              account

           **If you have multiple children attending TCISD - CLICK HERE Follow these instructions to add                          students after initial account has been created.

Personalize your Account Preferences


TIP # 1: Customize Your Dashboard!

●     Color code each child's course tile or

●     Rename each course tile with a nickname

●     Rearrange dashboard tiles

TIP # 2: Adjust Your Notifications

●     Account > Notifications.. And adjust

TIP # 3: Visit the Calendar

●     View calendar events by week, month, or agenda list

●     Only 10 course and group calendars will be shown at one time

TIP # 4: Message a teacher

●     The Canvas inbox allows you to communicate with teachers

TIP # 5: View grades

●     Select VIEW GRADES from the dashboard for a high-level overview

●     OR Select a course dash card from the dashboard > grades for more detail

TIP # 6: Download “CANVAS  PARENT” App

●     Canvas Parent for iOS

●     Canvas Parent for Android

TIP # 7: Log in to CANVAS PARENT (iOS) (Android)

●     Via Canvas URL (iOS) (Android)

●     Via QR code - NEW!!!! (iOS)

 TIP # 8: View Courses (iOS) (Android)

●     The default view shows the course list and current grade

●     Tap the course name for more information

 TIP # 9: View the Calendar on the app! (iOS) (Android)

●     The app allows you to see events and assignments for one student at a time.

●     Multiple dots indicate multiple assignments or events

●     Select the assignment to “Set Reminder”

 TIP # 10: Set Alerts! (iOS) (Android)

●     Manage alerts for your linked children including:

○     Course grades

○     Missing assignments

○     Assignment grades

○     Announcements

●     Go to Manage Students > select student > adjust alerts

●     Then, view alerts (iOS) (Android)