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Canvas Helps


GCS Distance Learning Platform for Teacher-Directed Learning

  • To log in, go to
  • Username: PowerSchool ID
  • Password: birthday in format MMDDYYYY (use a leading zero before a month or day that is a single-digit); K-2 try Read1920; 3rd try Read2020; 4th Read2020; 5th Owls2020; if you have tried these and still have difficulty logging in, email your child's teacher and request the password be reset.) 
  • Click on the red Canvas icon.

If more than one student is logging into the same device, make sure each student logs out properly (Click link for logout procedure).  You may also need to clear the browsing history/cache before the second student can log in successfully and see their courses - or the second student may need to log in by using a different browser (Edge instead Chrome, for example).

Useful Links:

Clearing the Cache: 

Parent Guide PDF

Student Guide

Video Guides