Learning Management System

  • Canvas For the 2020-2021 school year OSD will be utilizing Canvas, a Learning Management System (LMS). Canvas offers students, teachers and parents a singular, easy to use system with improved organization, accessibility features, teacher collaboration, students assessments, progress monitoring, and usage analytics.


Create a Free Parent Account

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    Parents, use the link above to access oxnardsd.instructure.com/login/canvas. If you have not already created a free account please click the link in the top right of the login page. You can also create an account by downloading the app from the Apple App or Google Play stores.

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    You will need a personal email account. When creating your account please use your first and last name so when paired with your student. Using only first names makes it hard for teachers to know which parent it is. 

    Please see this Guide on Creating a Parent Account or view the tutorial videos below.  See also Pairing Codes - Frequently Asked Questions.

Canvas LMS for Parents

Canvas Video Tutorials for Students

  • Canvas Overview
  • Canvas Student App
  • Canvas Assignments Overview
  • Canvas Calendar Overview
  • Canvas Dashboard Overview

Canvas Student Guides

  • Canvas Student Guides
  • Guía del Estudiante de Canvas

Canvas Video Tutorials for Parents

  • Using the Canvas Parent App + Student Pairing (English)
  • Using the Canvas Parent App + Student Pairing (Spanish)
  • How to Access Student Pairing Code on Student iPad (English)
  • How to Access Student Pairing Code on Student iPad (Spanish)
  • How to Access Student Pairing Code Student iPad App (Mixteco)
  • Canvas Overview for Observers (Parents)
  • Canvas Parent App
  • How to Add Additional Students to Your Account

Canvas Parent Guides

  • Canvas Observer (Parent) Guides
  • Guía del Observador (Padre) de Canvas