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How to Access Canvas from Home

Student & Parent Access to Canvas

How to Access Distance/Online Learning


Student login instructions to Canvas:

  1. Go to NCEdCloud ( (this is how you normally check powerschool)
  2. Type in your username/password
    1. Username: PowerSchool Student ID
    2. Password: located on homepage
  3. Click on the red Canvas icon canvas
  4. Find your course.

Canvas will be the platform used by most teachers to conduct instruction during the closure.  We will begin putting assignments and announcements on Canvas this week but Monday, March 23, will be the first day an assignment will be due.

If you do not have access to the internet, Spectrum has announced it is providing internet connectivity at no charge for 60 days for students who qualify for free- and reduced-price meals.  Call Spectrum to enroll in free wifi at 1-844-488-8395


 How to Access Performance Matters- Online Testing


Student Log into: Performance Matters- Online Testing

Students will use the link above to access and complete assessments in Performance Matters. Student directions for accessing Performance Matters are attached


  • Student Username: GCS student id
  • Student Password: Birthdate (MMDDYYYY, i.e., 03172008)



Parents Access to Canvas

Click on link below to download Step-by-Step Instructions Guide on how to use the Canvas App to create a parent account and observe child work on Canvas.

 Canvas Parent Guide

 or try link below for link to pdf document

Canvas Parent Guide (pdf link)