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Canvas Alternatives & Competitors

(1,143)4.4 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Canvas? Tons of people want Learning Management System. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Blackboard Learn, Schoology, Open LMS, and Google Classroom are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Canvas.

Top Alternatives to Canvas

  • Blackboard Learn
  • Schoology
  • Open LMS
  • Google Classroom
  • Nearpod

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Canvas

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  1. Blackboard Learn

    (741)3.9 out of 5

    Blackboard Learn is a scalable, reliable foundation for a world-class learning experience. Our flexible learning platform enables you to extend online learning, increase engagement and optimize learning outcomes.

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  2. Blackboard Learn is a scalable, reliable foundation for a world-class learning experience. Our flexible learning platform enables you to extend online learning, increase engagement and optimize learning outcomes.

    Categories in common with Canvas:

    UE
    I have used Blackboard extensively and I have noticed many pros to the platform. It provides easy and clean organization of files. The instructions for submission of tests and assignments were...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Blackboard Learn is:

    Slower to reach roi
    #2
    #2
  3. Schoology

    (299)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Schoology has redefined the LMS to make online and blended learning a collective effort and to increase the overall impact of everyone involved in a student's education. Schoology ensures the virtual classroom is as robust as, or more than, traditional learning environments.

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  4. Schoology has redefined the LMS to make online and blended learning a collective effort and to increase the overall impact of everyone involved in a student's education. Schoology ensures the virtual classroom is as robust as, or more than, traditional learning environments.

    Categories in common with Canvas:

    UH
    I like that I can quickly see materials for a specific course. I can divide students into grading groups and give separate assignments to each group. I can customize my notifications so I know when...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Schoology is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    Easier to do business with
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    #3
    #3
  5. Open LMS

    (41)3.3 out of 5

    Open LMS enhances open source technology and builds on its capabilities to create better training and a better learning experience.

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  6. Open LMS enhances open source technology and builds on its capabilities to create better training and a better learning experience.

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    AE
    Great system for organization, sharing and collaboration. Makes it easy to provide professional development.

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Open LMS is:

    More expensive
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  7. Google Classroom

    (817)4.5 out of 5

    Classroom is a tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes.

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  8. Classroom is a tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes.

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    UE
    Easy grading Easy assignment making Love the ability for topics

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Google Classroom is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  9. Nearpod

    (78)4.6 out of 5

    With Nearpod, teachers get real-time formative assessment data and engage students with dynamic media, like video and virtual reality. They can tech-enhance their existing resources (PowerPoints, Google Slides, videos, and more!), download a pre-made lesson, or create their own activities.

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  10. With Nearpod, teachers get real-time formative assessment data and engage students with dynamic media, like video and virtual reality. They can tech-enhance their existing resources (PowerPoints, Google Slides, videos, and more!), download a pre-made lesson, or create their own activities.

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    Kelly G.
    KG
    Simple interface. Easy to learn and easy to use. Students like that they can access information and activities during class and on their own time. I like the formative assessment tools and the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Nearpod is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to do business with
    Better at support
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  11. Edgenuity Pathblazer

    (10)3.6 out of 5

    Providing struggling students with personalized instruction that focuses on the specific skills and concepts they have yet to master is crucial to their future success. That’s why Edgenuity’s online learning intervention programs, Pathblazer® and MyPath™, help educators pinpoint specific learning gaps and provide a targeted, data-driven instructional pathway to help students catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math and ELA. With solutions available for students from kindergarten through 12th grade, Edgenuity can help you easily provide your students with the targeted instruction they need to move forward, while offering clear and easy-to-read data and reporting so educators can monitor student progress.

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  12. Providing struggling students with personalized instruction that focuses on the specific skills and concepts they have yet to master is crucial to their future success. That’s why Edgenuity’s online learning intervention programs, Pathblazer® and MyPath™, help educators pinpoint specific learning gaps and provide a targeted, data-driven instructional pathway to help students catch up, keep up, or get ahead in math and ELA. With solutions available for students from kindergarten through 12th grade, Edgenuity can help you easily provide your students with the targeted instruction they need to move forward, while offering clear and easy-to-read data and reporting so educators can monitor student progress.

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    UP
    I enjoy how the system runs a diagnostic on the students’ understanding and then sets forth lessons which will be helpful and useful for them at their level.
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  13. Moodle

    (272)3.9 out of 5

    Moodle is a robust, scalable, full-featured open source Learning Platform (also known as a Learning Management System or a Virtual Learning Environment).

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  14. Moodle is a robust, scalable, full-featured open source Learning Platform (also known as a Learning Management System or a Virtual Learning Environment).

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    EN
    - Ease of use o access, simple admin interface I really liked the software as it is very useful for making websites in which i can start my various courses Sending documents and connecting...Read more
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  15. McGraw-Hill Connect

    (147)3.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital teaching and learning environment that saves students and instructors time while improving performance over a variety of critical outcomes.

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  16. McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital teaching and learning environment that saves students and instructors time while improving performance over a variety of critical outcomes.

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    AE
    As a teacher, you could create an online quiz and assignment which are self-graded and also available for the defined time period.

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, McGraw-Hill Connect is:

    More expensive
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  17. Kahoot!

    (299)4.6 out of 5

    Create a fun learning game in minutes (we call these kahoots), made from a series of multiple choice questions.

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  18. Create a fun learning game in minutes (we call these kahoots), made from a series of multiple choice questions.

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    Anneda N.
    AN
    My students and I love Kahoot! I love the ability to create my own games which we can use to review content or even to pre-assess new content. The fact that the mobile option was added during...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Kahoot! is:

    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
    More usable
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  19. Edmodo

    (135)4.3 out of 5

    Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential.

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  20. Edmodo helps connect all learners with the people and resources needed to reach their full potential.

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    AE
    Easy to use; intuitive. Students and teachers have a lot of fun using it!

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Edmodo is:

    Easier to do business with
    Easier to set up
    Easier to admin
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  21. Brightspace

    (131)4.0 out of 5

    Brightspace is helping to transform the way the world learns.

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  22. Brightspace is helping to transform the way the world learns.

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    David I.
    DI
    It is easy to use and is intuitive. It was easy to use the system after using other LMS like Canvas and Blackboard
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  23. Sakai

    (94)3.7 out of 5

    The Sakai Environment provides a flexible and feature-rich environment for teaching, learning, research and other collaboration. As an open source software suite developed by its adopter community, Sakai continually evolves in step with the needs of the students, faculty members and organizations it serves.

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  24. The Sakai Environment provides a flexible and feature-rich environment for teaching, learning, research and other collaboration. As an open source software suite developed by its adopter community, Sakai continually evolves in step with the needs of the students, faculty members and organizations it serves.

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    AH
    Clean interface, easy for all users to use most feratures and learn quickly.

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Sakai is:

    Slower to reach roi
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  25. Chamilo LMS

    (18)4.9 out of 5

    Chamilo is an e-learning and course management web application, and free software under the GNU/GPLv3+ license. It's translated into more 30 languages, SCORM compatible, light and flexible.

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  26. Chamilo is an e-learning and course management web application, and free software under the GNU/GPLv3+ license. It's translated into more 30 languages, SCORM compatible, light and flexible.

    Categories in common with Canvas:

    JP
    Su facilidad,su despliegue, multiidioma, Super completa. La he desplegado para un grupo de personas que nunca habían tenido acercamiento con la tecnología (Algunos de ellos nunca habían cogido un...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Chamilo LMS is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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  27. LearnDash

    (26)4.0 out of 5

    LearnDash provides a WordPress LMS designed to bring learning management and elearning delivery to the WordPress open-source platform.

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  28. LearnDash provides a WordPress LMS designed to bring learning management and elearning delivery to the WordPress open-source platform.

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    Carrie D.
    CD
    The ability to share the same lesson across multiple courses.
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  29. Tovuti LMS

    (113)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

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  30. Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

    Categories in common with Canvas:

    Kirti C.
    KC
    Its flexibility to add multiple brands and easy customization. features like quiz, interactive content, badges, certification, Options to create a learning path for micro learning. ability to keep...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Tovuti LMS is:

    Easier to do business with
    More expensive
    Better at support
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  31. Infinite Campus

    (181)3.7 out of 5

    Infinite Campus is a comprehensive, Web-based K-12 student information system (SIS) with real-time access to administration, instruction, communication, curriculum, reporting and more.

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  32. Infinite Campus is a comprehensive, Web-based K-12 student information system (SIS) with real-time access to administration, instruction, communication, curriculum, reporting and more.

    Categories in common with Canvas:

    Anneda N.
    AN
    I have been an educator for 18 years. I have been using Infinite Campus for many of those years. The program has evolved with time and now contains more features than ever before. With...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Infinite Campus is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
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    #17
  33. Seesaw

    (20)4.2 out of 5

    Student portfolios, formative insights, and family communication all in one place.

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  34. Student portfolios, formative insights, and family communication all in one place.

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    UP
    The platform is very easy to navigate through. Instructors can easily input assignments for students to do, and it shows when they are completed so it’s easy to track.

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Seesaw is:

    Better at support
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  35. Docebo

    (203)4.4 out of 5

    Docebo makes employee, partner and customer training easy and engaging while saving L&D admins countless hours with artificial intelligence.

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  36. Docebo makes employee, partner and customer training easy and engaging while saving L&D admins countless hours with artificial intelligence.

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    AR
    One of the biggest issues we had with our previous LMS was reporting. Managers were not able to see their direct reports activity or pull reports for spot checks on their own. Additionally pulling...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Docebo is:

    More expensive
    Easier to do business with
    More usable
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  37. Khan Academy

    (160)4.6 out of 5

    Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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  38. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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    Medet T.
    MT
    When i was a little bit younger, i loved khan academy, for simplicity, small exercises, and bunch of interesting programming adventures, cool demos, etc. They have very good explanations, with...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, Khan Academy is:

    Easier to set up
    More usable
    Easier to admin
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  39. GoReact

    (151)4.7 out of 5

    GoReact is like game film for communicators. It's a cloud-based video software for providing feedback, grading and critique of student speeches, presentations and performances.

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  40. GoReact is like game film for communicators. It's a cloud-based video software for providing feedback, grading and critique of student speeches, presentations and performances.

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    Kimberly H.
    KH
    I like GoReact because of its simplicity! It is easy both on teacher and students as far as grading purposes. It's assignment, video, and feedback all in once! I have used GoReact for almost three...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Canvas, GoReact is:

    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    Easier to do business with