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How to Install Pear Deck in Canvas

Overview

This article is for those who hold the Administrator role in Canvas and want to install the Pear Deck App for teachers. Once you install it, teachers can present Pear Deck Sessions, and students can join them, without leaving the Canvas environment. Read the steps below to learn how to add Pear Deck to Canvas and make your integration run smoothly!

Peary_Normal (Forward)This integration is available only to users who have a district-wide subscription to Pear Deck at this time. Please ask your Pear Deck contact if you are eligible, or reach out to help@peardeck.com if you have questions.

Install Pear Deck in Canvas

  1. As the Administrator of your Pear Deck district-wide subscription, go to your Pear Deck My Account page and click on +Add an IntegrationScreen Shot 2020-08-05 at 12.43.41 PM
  2. Select Canvas. Screen Shot 2020-08-05 at 12.43.58 PM-1
  3. The Key and Secret is generated for you. Screen Shot 2020-08-05 at 12.51.19 PM
  4. Open Canvas.
  5. Go to the Admin Center.
  6. Select Settings.
  7. Click on Apps
  8. Click on View App Configurations. Then click the on the  +App button.
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  9. Search for Pear Deck.
  10. Select Pear Deck and click the +Add App button. 
  11. Paste the Key and Secret from your app.peardeck.com/home/my-account page into the Consumer Key and Shared Secret fields. 
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  12. Click Add App.
  13. Now, the users who have access to the Pear Deck App can present (as teachers) and join presentations (as students) within Canvas. Click here to learn what teachers can do with the Pear Deck integration.