These workshops can be used for live instruction and cover topics ranging from the fundamentals of graphic design to practical everyday business projects.
This workshop is designed for those looking to explore a whole new way to design.
Fonts, colors, and images are important building blocks for any design.
Take your design to the next level by leveraging elements that provide structure and hierarchy.
Understanding how to build your brand is crucial to your business's communication with the world.
These resources are for teachers looking to inspire their students to think and express themselves creatively through visual design.
Written by John Spencer
John Spencer is an author, speaker, blogger and assistant professor in Newberg, Oregon. He is passionate about seeing students embrace creativity. It's why he co-wrote Wendell the World's Worst Wizard and co-founded Write About.
Students will explore examples of visual poetry and will learn about how it is different than text-based poetry.
Students will develop a set of criteria for ranking a president's legacy.
Students will learn how to identify persuasive marketing strategies in environmental text.
Students will create a functional text by creating a step-by-step instructional visual.
Students will learn how to identify various flaws in graphical representations of data.
Students will research information by using correct keyword searches, identifying sources, and analyzing facts.
Written by Monica Burns
Monica is an EdTech & Curriculum Consultant, Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. She's presented to teachers, administrators and tech-enthusiasts at numerous national conferences and Apple Education events. She's a webinar host for SimpleK12 and a contributor to Edutopia and appoLearning.
Students will use research skills to gather information on a period in history.
Students will demonstrate how a math term connects to the real world.
Students will gain a better understanding of the relationships between living things within an ecosystem.
Students will learn how to use graphics and visuals to tell a story.
Students will describe a character in a piece of literature using evidence from the text.
Students will make a poster that displays important information about a country.
Written by Paul Hamilton
Paul is the Head of Learning Technologies (Primary) at Matthew Flinders Anglican College in Queensland, Australia. A leader and innovator in the edtech world, renowned for his work in Augmented Reality and iBeacon technology, Paul is a best selling published author, app developer, and sought after keynote speaker.
Students will use chronological sequencing to demonstrate the relationship between events and developments in different periods and places.
Students will evaluate how text structures can be used in innovative ways by different authors.
Students will understand how visual assets have played a role in social persuasion.
Written by Steven Anderson
Steven is a blogger, speaker, Educational Evangelist, author, and Dad. A former teacher and Instructional Technology Director and best known as @web20classroom, his expertise is in edtech integration and learning through social media. He also helped create #edchat, the most popular educational hashtag on Twitter.
Students will learn interesting facts about their fellow classmates.
Students will make predictions based on previously discovered information.
Students will understand the elements and organization of the periodic table.
Written by Terri Eichholz
Terri Eichholz teaches gifted students in Kinder through 5th grades in San Antonio, TX. She's been an educator for 24 years, and is a proponent of guiding students to create, problem-solve, and personalize their own learning. You can read more on her blog, "Engage Their Minds," or follow her on Twitter (@terrieichholz).
Students will acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate words and phrases.
- Evaluate authors' differing points of view on the same historical event by assessing the authors' claims, reasoning, and evidence.
- Students will learn about different art movements and artists who are exemplars in each movement.
Students will learn which elements create compounds when combined in a chemical reaction.
Students will understand how a specific character changes throughout a novel.
Students will analyze the development of a theme over the course of a text.
Students will identify themes within a text and analyze their development over the course of the text.
Students will learn about the concept of a ratio and how to use ratio language to describe the relationship between two quantities.
Students will recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Students will learn how to isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
Students will take an in depth look at a character featured in a piece of text they are studying.
This lesson plan is about using infographics to illustrate information.
Written by Vicki Davis
Vicki Davis is a classroom teacher in Camilla, Georgia. She writes the Cool Cat Teacher Blog, hosts the Every Classroom Matters show, and writes about how technology can be used to connect students to the rest of the world. Vicki is working hard to teach the Canva staff how to use the word "y'all" in everyday speech.
Students will learn about personal business letters including formatting, printing, and layout.
Students will read a fable and become familiar with the characteristics of this literary genre.
Students will learn about different types of literary devices used by authors to bring deeper meaning to their writing.
Students will learn about a famous historical event or a major event in literature.
Students will read about and analyze the life of a famous historical figure.
Students will analyze a scientific element which is found on the periodic table of elements.
Written by William Ferriter
Bill has many different titles. He's an author and a professional development provider with expertise in modern learning spaces and in establishing collaborative communities. What he is most proud of, though, is that he is still a full time practitioner, teaching science to sixth graders in a middle school outside of Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Students will explore the ethical use of digital content.
Students will learn more about the amount of added sugar that they are supposed to consume on a daily basis.
- Students will learn about the important role that biodiversity plays in a healthy ecosystem.