What is Canvas for Elementary?
Canvas for Elementary is a Canvas setting that displays a simplified interface and experience designed for young learners.
The Canvas for Elementary setting can be enabled at a school's account or sub-account level. When enabled, the Canvas for Elementary interface displays to all users enrolled in at least one active subject within the account or sub-account.
When enabled, users enrolled in Canvas for Elementary subjects can view a homeroom which displays the user's subjects and information or resources that apply to all of their subjects. Within an individual subject, a user can view upcoming tasks and information or resources that apply to that subject.
What is the Homeroom?
The Homeroom is a course designated by an instructor to act as a home base in which students can view information or resources pertaining to all of their subjects.
Within the homeroom, users can view homeroom announcements , their active subjects , and important dates .
They can also view a schedule of this week's tasks and events , resources , and, if made available by the instructor, subject grades .
What is a subject?
A subject is a course in which holds information pertaining to one topic or subject.
Within a subject, users can view subject-specific announcements  and, if added by the instructor, the subject home page .
Subject users can also view modules , this week's tasks and events , and resources .
If made available by the instructor, users can also view subject grades  and groups .
- The Modules, Resources, and Groups tabs may not display if they're not being used in the subject.
- Subject tabs can also be hidden by the instructor.