Welcome to the new school year! We are excited to announce Canvas as our Learning Management System in Vista Unified. Canvas is where your student will access lessons, interact with their teacher, and engage in rigorous academic experiences. 


To Get Started in Canvas:

Go to cloudconnect.vistausd.org
Enter your username and password in the login prompt.

Username: 9-digit student number

Password: ________________________

 

Click on the Canvas tile. If it is not on the front page, click “applications”

Once in Canvas, select your course and start learning!
Help? 

Check out these helpful  student “how to” videos: https://bit.ly/3ll9C7d
Get parent support at the Vista Institute for Parents: vistausd.org/parents/VIP

This is a “live” doc that is regularly updated. Our amazing team of teachers continue to add to these resources. These links can be shared within your Canvas lessons to provide quick help access for assignments. These videos are recorded from the student perspective on both iPad and Chromebook. 


Topic

Video link/ notes

How to Login to Canvas

iPad

Chromebook

Submit a text entry response to an assignment 

iPad

Chromebook

Add comment to a discussion

iPad

Chromebook

Add media recording to a discussion

iPad

Chromebook

Take a photo of a worksheet and upload it 

iPad

Chromebook

Add media recording to an assignment submission

iPad

Chromebook

Respond to a Flip Grid

iPad (coming soon)

Chromebook

Editing and Submitting a PDF

iPad

Chromebook (through Kami)

Open Benchmark Assignment

iPad (coming soon)

Chromebook

Submit Google Cloud Assignment

iPad

Chromebook

Complete a Pear Deck activity 

iPad(coming soon)

Chromebook

Send a message to my teacher

iPad

Chromebook

Take a quiz on a studio video

iPad

Chromebook

Student-facing login to join Zoom meeting


Chromebook

Translating a lesson into another language (immersive reader-which can only be used on pages)

Guide

Video for chromebook