from the Birdville Canvas Parent Hub

exclamation mark icon.png(Note: this step must be done on a computer and not a mobile device)



1. Go to (Links to an external site.)

 (Links to an external site.)2. Scroll down past the website header to the "Popular Links" and click on "Digital Learning Resources"

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3. Type in (or have your student) type in your child's Username and Password to login to the BISD Portal.

BISD Portal login screen.PNG


4. Click on the Canvas icon. 
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Here is a video demonstrating steps 5-8 (see below after the video):



5. Click on "Account" [1] on the left Global Navigation menu bar.

6. Click on "Settings" [2].


Open Settings

7.  Click the "Pair with Observer" button on the right-hand of the screen.

Pair with Observer


8.  Copy/Write Down the "Pair with Observer" Pairing CodeThis will be a six-digit alphanumeric pairing code [1]. You will need to use this code one time to set up the link to your child's course and become a Parent Observer of his/her Canvas course. 

Copy Pairing Code

9. When you are finished, click the OK button [2]
exclamation mark icon.pngPlease note: The pairing code will expire after seven days or its first use.  Pairing codes are case sensitive.


10. Congratulations! You are now ready to set up your Parent Observer account. Please go to the BISD Knowledgebase to Search "Set Up Parent Observer Account" for instructions, if needed.