EdTech for Little Learners: Explore Canva
This is session one of three for the series titled “EdTech for Little Learners” Explore the variety of resources offered in Canva for Education and discuss how to best utilize them in the classroom to support early learners.
NOTE: While we recommend that you attend all sessions of the workshop series to meet the learning objectives, each workshop can be attended as a standalone. Premium Members also have access to view the recordings on demand and earn up to three continuing education credits.
Canva for Education is a free-to-use online graphic design tool that makes it easy to create, collaborate, and communicate visually in the classroom and beyond.
Join Dr. Samantha Fecich as she takes you on a guided tour of the basic elements of Canva for Education. She will share how to upload and search pictures and elements, explore a wide range of fonts, sizes, and effects, as well as how to drag and drop design elements and animations.
Participants will also have an opportunity to create their own learning materials that they can immediately use with their students.
Describe how to build a presentation using Canva for Education to deliver content to early learners.
Create asynchronous learning materials for early learners using Canva for Education’s free online video recorder.
Special Technology Instructions: Participants will need access to a computer or laptop, a non-school, personal Google account, and a free Canva for Education account. SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.
Assessment: Participants will be assessed through their responses to discussion prompts to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.