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EdTech for Little Learners: Explore Canva

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This is session one of three for the series titled “EdTech for Little 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.

Workshop Description:
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.

Learning Objectives:
  • Explore the variety of resources offered in Canva for Education and discuss how to best utilize them in the classroom to support early learners.

  • 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.


    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Tuesday, January 24, 2023 @ 10:00 AM EST
    Duration: 1 hour
    Credit Hours: 1
    Categories: Early Learners
    Tags: Beginning Teachers, Grades 1-2, Grades PreK-K, New Teachers, SEL, Social & Emotional Learning, Technology Integration

    Reviews (6)

    I am very excited to try Canva in my classroom!
    Full Member
    Great tool!
    Full Member
    Informative Webinar
    Full Member
    I have become a master of slides and flip grid so I'm looking forward to seeing what this has to offer that might supplement or supplant that.
    Basic Member
    Great webinar!
    I loved this webinar. My skill level is basic for Canva and this really helped.
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