• Canva

  • Canva is loaded with templates that you can simply drag and drop your content information from images to text. There is one millions stock photos and text options for you to use plus you can also import images from your documents to produce more specific content. You can create posters, presentations, blog graphics and social media graphics. There are many tutorials for those that also want to learn more about graphic design ‘rules’.  You can even have others edit  your canvas by clicking on the link and publish button and then clicking anyone with this link can edit. Once you have competed your graphic design, you can publish it many ways such as a link, image, PDF or using social media.

  • Inspire creativity through intuitive graphic design

    Canva provides teachers and students with a simple new way to design. Its drag and drop functionality enables them to create presentations, posters, one-page documents, and social media posts.

  • Teach meaningful communication through graphic creation

    “Canva provides teachers and students with the tools they need to bring their stories to life.”

    RICHARD BYRNE

  • Access to beautiful images in just one click

    With more than 1 million photos, icons, and layouts, students are empowered with a design tool that allows them to explore, engage, and innovate in new ways.

  • Innovate and collaborate with everyone in the class

    Students can create designs to be shared with the entire class. They can provide view-only access or give classmates or their teacher an opportunity to collaborate on the same design.

  • Easy sign-in with Google Apps for Education

    Integration with Google Apps mean teachers can onboard classes quickly and efficiently, without having to worry about maintaining additional logins and passwords.

  • Teaching Materials

    Visit Canva’s Design School for teaching materials, classroom lesson plans and more. Help introduce visual literacy in the classroom with ideas from our community of education experts.

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    • Students can create a persuasive poster for the book they have read to entice others to read it. The student will be using their 21st century skills (communication, critically thinking, creating and collaboration) about what content needs to be in the poster.
    • Students can create graphic visuals and ‘app smash’ it.
    • Students can create presentations on the topic they are working on in any subject.
    • Students and Teachers can create interactive Maps.

    *Bonus: Teachers can create posters for any event such as publishing party, parent teacher conference information or any other school event. Teachers can also use Canva to promote what is happening in their classroom.

    *Please note in Canvas terms of use: “Canva is a great service to use for creating your designs, but you have to be at least 13 years of age and fully able to form binding contracts in order to use it. You may not use the Service in violation of these terms or any laws or regulations.” This means you will have to have parent permission for students under 13.