Parent support: Canvas (6-12)
How do I access Canvas as a parent/observer/caregiver?
NOTE: Canvas uses the term "observer" to refer to parents, guardians, caregivers or others that have rights to access a student's information in the system.
NOTE: Instead of going to dentonisd.instructure.com to create a parent account, you need to use the link canvas.instructure.com
Canvas Parent app
- School name for the app is Denton ISD.
- Get the Canvas Parent app for iOS.
- Get the Canvas Parent app for Android.
Where do I get my child’s Pairing Code?
Have your child log in to their Canvas account and follow the steps listed in the link below to generate a pairing code for you.
Common questions families have about Canvas
- How do I connect with my child’s class?
- How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an observer?
- How do I navigate a Canvas course as an observer?
- How do I view the Grades page for a student as an observer?
- How do I get help with Canvas as an observer?
Canvas resources for families