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How do I find Learning Standards to add to an account-level outcome?

Learning Standards are goals and objectives for student assessment in the United States. These standards have been created by the nation's governors and educational leaders to assess specific student learning.

Canvas will import the following standards for free:

  • All Common Core Standards for Language Arts, Math, and Science (NGSS)
  • All state specific standards for Core 4 subjects (Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies) for states with current Canvas customers
  • All ISTE Standards for Coaches, Computer Science Educators, Students, Teachers, and Administrators

When Learning Standards are imported into the account level, instructors who are finding standards for their course will view the Learning Standards as part of the Account Standards outcome group.

If your state does not appear in Outcomes or if your institution does not have access to learning standards, please contact your Customer Success Manager.

Open Account

Open Account

In Global Navigation, click the Admin link [1], then click the name of the account [2].

Open Outcomes

Open Outcomes

In Account or Sub-Account Navigation, click the Outcomes link.

Find Outcome

Click the Find button.

Select Outcome Type

Select Outcome Type

To view state standards, click the State Standards outcome group.

To view Common Core standards, click the Common Core Standards outcome group.

Note: If State and Common Core groups are not available to you, please contact your Customer Success Manager.

Choose Outcomes

Choose Outcomes

State and Common Core Standards are nested outcomes, so you can import entire outcome groups into your course, or view all nested outcome groups to locate an individual standard.

Select the name of an outcome group to view available outcomes [1]. When you have located an outcome, click the name of the outcome you want to import [2]. Click the Import button [3].

View Outcomes

View the added Outcomes.

Note: The account or sub-account must have the standards imported first before instructors can find and use them in their courses.