Canyons School District (CSD)’s core values include the encouragement of innovation and creativity. Part of this innovation and creativity in the classroom is fueled by the implementation of technology tools that support the learning and growth of our students.
Here are the Top 10 technology tools utilized by CSD educators:
Support is available at every stage of the process whether you’re exploring new educational technology, executing an implementation plan, or expanding your horizons through professional learning.
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Adobe Creative Cloud provides educators access to creative tools such as Adobe Express, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and more to prepare students for the future.
Login with your CSDdocs account at: creativecloud.adobe.com
Canva is a free online graphic design design tool where you can create presentations, posts, documents, logos, animations, videos, and more. Canva provides templates to get you started for whatever project you’re designing.
Login with your CSDdocs account at: canva.com
Canvas is our learning management system. Use it to communicate with your class, assign work, & monitor progress.
Login in with your firstname.lastname with your email password at: canyons.instructure.com
Clever is a digital platform that allows one place for resources and communication. Clever is used mainly as a single-sign on tool for elementary levels to help students login to other platforms.
Login with your CSDdocs login at: clever.com
Derivita is math software that allows educators create and deliver math assignments through an easy to use integration with Canvas. With built-in digital tools tailored to math instruction it is an essential part of every CSD math classroom.
To learn more about Derivita in Canyons visit: derivita.com/canyons
CSDdocs is Canyon’s Google Drive. Go here to create Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Jamboards, Sites, and more to engage your students.
Login to CSDdocs at: csddocs.org
LANschool is a classroom management software that allows educators to help manage 1:1 devices and maximize collaboration through screen share and live demonstrations.
Login with your CSDdocs account at: lanschoolair.lenovosoftware.com
Nearpod helps to engage students by adding interactive activities to your lessons like polls, collaboration boards, and game-based quizzes.
Login with your Microsoft 365 Canyons District email account at: nearpod.com/login
Newsela provides articles with appropriate reading levels for students. Students can then annotate text and/or answer questions.
Login with your CSDdocs account at: newsela.com/signin
ParentSquare is used for school communication, primarily with email, text, and app notifications. ParentSquare automatically generates an account for each parent, using their preferred email address and phone number.
To learn more about ParentSquare in Canyons School District visit: canyonsdistrict.org/parentsquare
Have questions about what software is approved for use?
You can learn more about additional tools approved for use in CSD by visiting the LEARN platform.
Visit the LEARN platform: canyonsdistrict.org/dtl/learnplatform
Have questions about implementation or need support in your classroom?
Contact the Digital Teaching & Learning Team via our contact information on our home page at: canyonsdistrict.org/dtl
Have questions about device login issues, Canvas support, or LANschool set-up?
Contact the Help Desk at: 801-826-5544