Note: Before you are able to use Canvas with your students, your administrator needs to connect your school’s Canvas account with Albert. Please reach out to your technology specialist to confirm your Albert license is integrated with Canvas. Technology specialists can use these directions to learn how to integrate Canvas.

What does Albert’s Canvas integration provide teachers?

  • The ability for students to automatically access Albert with their Canvas accounts

  • The ability to create Canvas assignments and modules that directly link to Albert

  • The ability to import student rosters from Canvas into Albert

How do I import my Canvas roster?

Before importing your Canvas roster, you must either create an assignment in Canvas that links to Albert or add Albert to a Canvas Module.

  1. Log into Canvas.

  2. Open the course you’d like to import into Albert.

  3. Select Modules from the sidebar.

  4. Create a new module or add an item to an existing module.

    1. Note: You do not need to publish this module to your students.

  5. Select External Tool from the drop-down menu.

  6. Select the option for Albert from the list.

    1. If you cannot find Albert, your school has not connected your Albert integration. Please connect with your school’s technology specialist before moving forward.

  7. Select the option for Load in a new tab.

  8. Click Add Item.

  9. After exiting the modal, click on the Albert link in the unpublished module you just created.

  10. Click Load Albert in a new window.

  11. Find the Albert class you’d like to import your roster to OR create a new class.

  12. Click Invite Students on the class.

  13. Click Import from LMS.

  14. Confirm the roster information is correct.

  15. Click Import.

How do I create a Canvas assignment that uses Albert?

  1. Create an Albert assignment following these directions.

  2. Select the Canvas course you want to assign Albert practice and create a Canvas assignment from the Canvas Assignment sidebar.

  3. Under Submission Type, select External Tool

  4. Click Find. Scroll and click Albert.

    1. If you cannot find Albert, your school has not connected your Albert integration. Please connect with your school’s technology specialist before moving forward.

  5. Recommended: Add the Albert assignment URL in the text box next to Find. If no URL is added it will default to https://albert.io/classes.

  6. Check the box for Load This Tool In A New Tab. This is an important step. If you do not check this box, your students may see an error screen when clicking on the tool.

  7. Select Limited and 1 for the Allowed Attempts and Number of Attempts options. Albert does not support multiple attempts on assignments.

  8. Assign the assignment to the same set of students you assigned this assignment to in Albert.

  9. If you are ready to assign students work, select Save & Publish. If you want to publish the assignment later click Save.

Visit the Canvas Help Center to learn about adding an external tool to assignments.

How do I add Albert to a Module?

  1. Create an Albert assignment following these directions.

  2. Navigate to your module of choice and click + to add material to the module.

  3. Select External Tool from the dropdown.

  4. Scroll and select Albert.

    1. If you cannot find Albert, your school has not connected your Albert integration. Please connect with your school’s technology specialist before moving forward.

  5. Recommended: Add the Albert assignment URL in the text box in the URL Field. If no URL is added it will default to https://albert.io/classes.

  6. Check the box for Load in a New Tab.

    1. This is an important step. If you don’t check this box, your students may see an error screen when clicking on the tool.

  7. Click Add Item and publish your assignment when ready to provide students practice.

Visit the Canvas Help Center to learn about adding an external tool to a module.

Video Tutorial: Import Roster and Add Assignments

Which Canvas features are currently not available on Albert?

  • Ability to search Albert assignments in Canvas

  • Ability to create links from Canvas assignments to Albert assignments in Canvas

  • Ability to link Albert assignments and Canvas assignments such that grades are automatically transferred from Albert to Canvas

Interested in using any of the above features? Email us at success@albert.io.

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