View Seminar: Creator Workshop: Canva

Seminar NameCreator Workshop: Canva
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Seminar Short DescThis workshop instructs teachers how to create engaging teaching materials using Canva. Participants will learn best practices for design and hands-on experience creating posters, presentations, videos and infographics. The workshop covers student use and accessibility, and by the end, participants will be equipped to create effective visual materials that enhance their teaching and incorporate Canva into their classroom learning.
Seminar Full DescThis professional development workshop is designed for educators who want to enhance their teaching materials with visually appealing graphics and designs using the Canva platform. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively use Canva to create engaging and visually appealing teaching materials, as well as how to incorporate the use of Canva into their students' learning experiences.

Throughout the workshop, participants will learn the basics of Canva, including how to navigate the platform, how to choose the appropriate templates, and how to use the various design tools to create engaging visuals. They will also learn about best practices for using visuals in teaching, such as how to choose appropriate images, colors, and fonts to effectively communicate information. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own materials using Canva and will be encouraged to experiment and explore the platform to create unique and engaging visuals that align with their teaching goals.

In addition to learning how to use Canva for their own teaching materials, the workshop will explore ways that teachers can incorporate the use of Canva into their students' learning experiences. Participants will learn about the benefits of having students create their own visuals, fostering creativity and critical thinking, and developing digital literacy skills. They will learn how to introduce Canva to their students, how to guide them through the process of creating their own visuals, and how to assess their work. The workshop will also cover considerations for students with different learning needs and abilities, ensuring that all students can fully engage with and benefit from the visuals created.

By the end of the workshop, participants will have gained a thorough understanding of how to effectively use Canva to create engaging teaching materials, and how to incorporate the use of Canva into their students' learning experiences. They will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently introduce Canva to their students, and to guide them through the process of creating engaging and effective visuals. This workshop is suitable for educators of all levels and subjects, and no prior experience with graphic design is required.
Seminar Date11/30/2023
Opening Time8:30 am
Closing Time2:30 pm
Last Day To Register11/29/2023      [ Note: After this date, participation changes can be requested by e-mailing Laurie Sledge ]
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Seminar AudienceElementary, Middle, and High School Teachers of all disciplines
Seminar PrerequisitesBring your own device please.
Seminar Topics, Concepts & Resources- Introduction to Canva: Overview of the platform, its features, and potential applications for teaching.
- Design basics: Best practices for creating effective visual materials, including color theory, typography, and layout.
- Creating visual materials in Canva: Step-by-step guide to creating posters, presentations, infographics, and other teaching materials.
- Incorporating student use of Canva: Ideas and strategies for engaging students in creating their own visual materials using Canva.
- Accessibility: Strategies and tools for creating accessible visual materials that meet the needs of all learners.
Seminar Broadcast NotesParticipants should bring their own device to the workshop.
Seminar Objectives- To introduce participants to the Canva platform and its features.
- To teach participants how to effectively use Canva to create engaging teaching materials such as posters, presentations, and infographics.
- To provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently introduce Canva to their students, and to guide them through the process of creating engaging and effective visuals.
- To ensure that participants are aware of accessibility features in Canva, such as alt-text for images and contrast adjustments, and how to ensure that all students can fully engage with and benefit from the visuals created.
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Assessment of LearningAt the end of the workshop participants will share their ideas how to integrate Canva in to their class/curriculum. In addition, there will be the feedback survey at the end of the workshop.
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SiteCA BOCES - Southern Tier West
LocationLarge Room and DL Room
Site StatusRegional
Duration5.5 Hours
Rolling Online CourseNo
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Seminar StatusAvailable
WorkshopCreator Workshop: Canva
Starting Registration8:00 am
Credit Hours5.50
CTLE EligibleYes
Social Worker Continuing EdNo
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Provider517 - Model Schools
Category517 - Model Schools
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Added ByTim Clarke
Seminar Id8363

CTLE Activities

  • Pedagogy

Facilitators

Districts That Can Send Participants

  • Allegany-Limestone Central School
  • Belfast Central School
  • Bolivar-Richburg Central School
  • Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School
  • Cuba-Rushford Central School
  • Ellicottville Central School
  • Fillmore Central School
  • Franklinville Central School
  • Friendship Central School
  • Genesee Valley Central School
  • Hinsdale Central School
  • Olean City Schools
  • Pioneer Central School
  • Portville Central School
  • Randolph Academy Union Free School
  • Randolph Central School
  • Salamanca City Schools
  • Scio Central School
  • Wellsville Central School
  • West Valley Central School
  • Whitesville Central School
  • CA-BOCES Admin
  • CA-BOCES CTE
  • CA-BOCES ISS
  • CA-BOCES IT
  • CA-BOCES Exceptional Education
  • CA Teacher Center

Learning Standards

  • 2 Knowledge of Content and Instruction
  • 3 Instructional Practice
  • 7 Professional Growth