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Creating With Canva

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Explore and create : Creation lab

Jennifer Hall  
Creativity and communication are essential skills for today’s students. Explore the features of Canva while learning tips and tricks for creating engaging projects and content for your diverse learners. Get hands-on practice creating resources. Gain ideas for student-created projects.

Audience: Coaches, Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Canva
Topic: Creativity & curation tools
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Designer
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
Facilitator
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
Related exhibitors:
Canva for Education

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

- Explore the features of Canva’s free educator account

- Learn tips for fostering the 5cs skills (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking, and Choice)

- Learn strategies and ideas for using Canva

- Learn ideas for app smashing Canva creations with other tools such as Flipgrid, Adobe Spark, Book Creator, Slides, Jamboard, Whiteboard.chat, and more (in any content area or grade-band)

Outline

Welcome/Back Channel (5 min)

Fostering the 5 Cs - the why

Explore the features of Canva

Lesson Ideas

App Smashing

Your Turn

Creator Showcase

Q & A

Exit/Reflection

Supporting research

https://medium.com/canva/the-importance-of-fostering-creativity-in-the-classroom-34c94b99281d

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Jennifer Hall, Atlanta Public Schools
ISTE Certified Educator

Jennifer Hall is a veteran educator, trainer, speaker, and creator. A National Board Certified Teacher, ISTE Certified Educator, Certified Google Innovator and Trainer as well as Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Jen serves as an Educational Technology Specialist for Atlanta Public Schools Instructional Technology Department. Jen collaborates with teachers to effectively integrate technology in standards-based lessons, provides targeted school-based training, and facilitates relevant district-wide professional development. Jen created TechTips411.com to share apps, tools, resources, ideas, quick tips, tutorials, and live-streamed professional development. Jen is passionate about the effective integration of instructional technology and fostering the engagement of diverse learners.

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