Canvas in the Classroom

Explore how-to guides and tutorials to help set up your Canvas classroom and troubleshoot any challenges. Note that some of the resources were designed by K-12 school systems or universities and may include internal branding and processes in addition to general guidance.

For additional support on design and trouble-shooting, check out the Canvas Community and UNH Canvas Knowledge Base

New to Canvas?

Take a look at iLearnNH's recommendations for self-guided Canvas trainings or review the following resources to access step-by-step tutorials on how to use Canvas in the classroom:

Canvas for Teachers - Overview
Canvas for Littles
Canvas for Online Teaching

Getting Started

Set up your Canvas profile, explore how to use communication tools like email and announcements, and start building your course framework. 

Creating Content

Organize your course using modules, re-imagine curriculum using pages, assignments, and activities, and design a course look-and-feel that’s right for you.

Delivering Feedback

Craft compelling class discussions, create diverse assignments, and deliver feedback that meets  your students’ needs.


Share and import content, incorporate external tools like Nearpod and Seesaw into your Canvas class, and find inspiration from other K-12 teachers.