Graphic Design for Everyone: Canva


Canva is an extremely handy iPad app for anyone, but especially for teachers. It is an iPad app and also a website,  Create an account or login with Google. Your account will work from the Canva App on your iPad or from your browser on your computer.  Create beautiful designs with Canva.  

Choose from more than a million layouts, stock photographs and illustrations, or use images you find on the web or even your own images.  Search for the best graphics, photos, and fonts, then use Canva’s simple drag & drop tool to create a design. Many, many designs and images are free, but some are $1, but there are more than enough free ones to keep you busy for years!! 

Canva provides teachers and students with a simple new way to design logos for handouts, signs, bulletin board materials, presentation graphics, infographics, posters, and social media posts. Check out Canva Education  

And don’t miss the Teaching MaterialsCanva has some wonderful lesson plans and workshops created by world leading educators such as John Spencer, Monica Burns, Paul Hamilton, Steven Anderson, Teri Eichholz, Vicki Davis, William Ferriter  

Access to beautiful images in just one click and 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. So, visit Canva’s Design School for teaching materialsclassroom lesson plans and more.  Use Canva to help introduce visual literacy in the classroom with ideas from the community of education experts.