Canvas / Seesaw
CanvasCanvas is a Learning Management System (LMS) used by teachers across School District 197 in grades 3-12. Through Canvas, teachers can create one online location for students to access course work, online textbooks, submit assignments, view the class calendar, participate in discussions, collaborate with classmates, find ways to explore a class topic further and more. Parents and guardians can even access Canvas to view information about the class.

If your child’s teacher is using Canvas, we encourage you to use the Canvas Parent app to engage in your child's education. Instructions have been provided below for setting up a Canvas Parent account and using the app on your smartphone or tablet.

Instruction Flyer for Canvas Parent: English | Spanish

If you do not have a smartphone or tablet, Canvas can be accessed on a desktop or laptop using an Observer Account. Instructions and the login link have been provided below.

Instruction Flyer for Canvas Parent for desktop/laptop: English | Spanish
Log in to a Canvas Observer Account: Parents/Guardians

Please contact your child’s school or teacher if you have any questions about Canvas. Parents may also contact Jim Trebisovsky, the district's Personalized Learning Coordinator, at 651-403-7023 or


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Seesaw is a Learning Management System (LMS) used by teachers across School District 197 in grades K-2. 
It is a simple way for teachers and students to record and share what's happening in the classroom.

Seesaw gives students a place to document their learning, be creative and learn how to use technology.

Each student gets their own journal and will add things to it, like photos, videos, drawings, or notes.

Login to Seesaw: Parents/Guardians

If your child’s teacher is using Seesaw, they will be able to provide you with information about setting up a parent/guardian account so that you can see your child’s work.

Learn more about Seesaw and find information about their mobile app at