How do parents gain access?
Parents may visit https://msdlt.instructure.com/login/canvas and create a Parent (Observer) account by clicking on the "Click Here , It's Free" button in the top right of the log-in box. In order to create an account you will need to know your student's Canvas username and password.
How do students access canvas?
Students may visit https://msdlt.instructure.com. The student user name and password for Canvas is the same as the network log-in (Username = Student ID#). Students that need to change passwords may do so by going to https://resetpw.ltschools.org
PARENT PORTAL (Grades 7-12)
MSD of Lawrence Township utilizes Canvas by Instructure as our Learning Management System (LMS). An LMS is a way to simplify teaching and learning by connecting all the digital tools teachers and students use in one easy place. Families can now register as Observers in their student's courses and access assignments, due dates, and much more.
Parent & Student Access
To register for Parent Observer account go to: https://msdlt.instructure.com/login/canvas
or download the Canvas Parent APP.
Frequently Asked Questions
What information will I be able to access in the Canvas Parent Portal?
Parents (Observers) can:
View and read announcements
View assignments index page
View the calendar
Join conferences, if invited
Join collaborations, if invited
View personal inbox
Send conversation messages to instructor and student they are observing
View the dashboard
View files unless they are locked
View grades of student they are observing and filter, view scores and dates, and print grades
View modules and see due dates, point values, etc.
View pages and contribute if the instructor enables the Anyone can edit it setting
View quizzes index page
Parents (Observers) cannot:
Comment on announcements or discussions
Submit assignments or quizzes
View course rosters
Send conversation messages to students in the course they are not observing
View locked files or folders
View unpublished courses
I have children at more than one school in the district. Can I see all my children using the same Parent (Observer) account?
Yes! You can link all of your students in one account. Please use follow the link below to the Observer Guide for more details.
Parent Registration and Student Observation Video Link
Observer Canvas User Guide: