Empowering Educators: Unleashing Creativity in the Classroom with Canva

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URSA 2023

Join us for an engaging and interactive session designed for teachers who want to harness the power of visual communication and take their classroom materials to the next level. In this session, we will explore the dynamic and versatile graphic design platform, Canva, and delve into its vast array of features specifically tailored to meet the needs of educators.

Participants will embark on a hands-on journey, discovering how Canva can revolutionize their teaching materials, engage students, and foster creativity. You will leave this session equipped with a toolkit of skills and ideas to enhance student engagement, promote visual literacy, and unleash your creativity as an educator.

1. Designing Stunning Visuals: Explore Canva’s extensive collection of templates, images, and graphics to create eye-catching posters, infographics, presentations, and more. Learn essential design principles to make your materials visually appealing and effective.

2. Customizing for Your Classroom: Discover how Canva allows you to tailor your resources to suit your teaching style, subject matter, and students’ needs. Personalize your materials with custom colors, fonts, and layouts to reflect your unique pedagogical approach.

3. Collaborative Opportunities: Learn how to leverage Canva’s collaborative features to engage students actively. Foster teamwork and creativity by allowing students to collaborate on group projects, presentations, and visual assignments.

4. Engaging Interactive Content: Uncover innovative ways to integrate interactive elements into your lessons using Canva. Explore the possibilities of creating interactive infographics, digital quizzes, and other engaging resources to promote active learning.

5. Integrating Canva with Existing Tools: Discover seamless integrations with popular learning management systems, presentation platforms, and productivity tools. Learn how to incorporate Canva into your existing workflow to streamline your teaching process.

You will leave this session equipped with a toolkit of skills and ideas to enhance student engagement, promote visual literacy, and unleash your creativity as an educator.

Whether you’re a tech-savvy teacher or new to graphic design, this session welcomes all levels of experience. Join us and embark on a transformative journey that will empower you to create visually stunning, engaging, and memorable learning experiences for your students using Canva.

URSA 2023 by Chris Haught

Bonus!

Check out this Wakelet from Colby Hawkins (Jordan School District). He presented this at ISTE!

About Chris Haught 180 Articles
Chris is the Media Mentor at SEDC, she loves to help students, librarians and teachers to discover new ways to use technology to enhance their learning.

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