New Teacher App for Canvas

Canvas has released the Canvas Teacher app, available for iOS and Android phones and tablets. Canvas Teacher allows instructors to manage their courses from a mobile device. Canvas Teacher replaces the existing Android and iOS SpeedGrader apps.  Download the free app from the iOS App store or Android Play store.

This app provides quick access to grading submissions, communicating with students, and updating course content through Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, and Quizzes.

Grade Submissions

Instructors can browse submissions and provide feedback to their students with a new and improved mobile SpeedGrader embedded in the app.

To grade a submission, open your class and select  Assignments. Select the Assignment you wish to grade.  Select the Needs Grading (1) icon to see the list of submissions. Select Needs Grading to the right of the student submission you wish to grade.

Needs Grading is the center icon and will display the number of submissions ready for grading

List of submissions that have not been graded. Click on needs Grading to select.









The speedgrader includes the same markup and commenting tools of the web-based speedgrader.

Speedgrader in mobile app has all of the commenting and markup tools of the web version.









Communicate with Students

Instructors can post announcements, send messages, and participate in course discussions. Canvas Teacher includes the Message Students Who feature from the web version of Canvas and allows instructors to easily send messages to students about specific course assignments.








Update Course Content

Instructors can update course content such as due dates and spelling errors. They can also publish assignments, manage discussion settings, and adjust quiz options.







For more information on using the Canvas Teacher App visit the Canvas Community Mobile Guides for Canvas Teacher.