Canva is a versatile multimedia creation tool that can be accessed free by K–12 educators and students with a verified school email address. This tool combines a variety of production options within one convenient website. The intuitive interface and consistent design make the web-based product easy to use.
Canva Production Tools
- Word Processor: Write with integrated AI assistance.
- Presentations: Create and present multimedia slideshow presentations.
- Whiteboards: Collaborate with teams using a virtual whiteboard space.
- PDF Editor: Upload and edit PDF documents.
- Charts and Graphs: Design charts and graphs with interactive and adjustable templates.
- Video Editor: Create and export a polished video with this full-featured editor.
- Image Editor: Upload an image and edit it using sliders and adjustment tools.
- Logos, Posters, Flyers, and Brochures: Customize a template or start from scratch.
- Social Media and Websites: Build an online presence using these templates and design tools.
The Canva suite of tools is fitting for both student and teacher use. Educators can design instructional materials and professional-looking communications, while students can engage in a creative process using a multifaceted tool that offers significant voice and choice. Students can demonstrate learning, report research findings, design prototypes, illustrate a concept, communicate a message, and teach others what they’ve learned.
How can I learn more?
For more information about educational technology tools, explore the following resource section on AVID Open Access: Digital Tools and Templates.