1. Getting started with Canva for Education

Getting started with Canva for Education

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Welcome to Canva for Education

Welcome to our ‘Getting started with Canva for Education course. Learn all about Canva for Education basics with these 11 lessons and be inspired by the supporting resources. Let’s get started…

Key learnings:

  • What is Canva for Education?
  • Explore the Canva homepage

Create a design

Time to learn how to create a design using Canva. Let’s explore the template marketplace and customize a template.

Key learnings:

  • How to create a blank design
  • How to find a template
  • How to customize a template

The Canva editor

The Canva editor is the heart of Canva, in this section learn about the editor and everything needed to know to start designing.

Key learnings:

  • Explore the Canva editor
  • Understand the Canva editor language and features
  • Learn and play with Canva editor basics
  • Gain inspiration from teacher design playbooks

Collaborate on Canva designs

Let’s learn how to collaborate on Canva designs. Explore how to work together at every stage of the teaching and learning cycle with colleagues.

Key learnings:

  • How to share a design
  • Real-time collaboration

Share your Canva Designs

Let’s explore the many ways to share a Canva design.

Key learnings:

  • Sharing designs
  • Saving/downloading designs
  • Printing designs

Working in the Projects Page

Explore the Canva projects page and learn how to get create folders, manage designs and get organized.

Key learnings:

  • Explore the projects page and projects in the editor
  • Create and manage folders
  • Create and save templates

Upload and import to Canva

Learn how to upload your own photos, documents, files, and videos to Canva, allowing you to transform them into a fully customizable design.

Key learnings:

  • Uploading on the homepage
  • Uploading in the projects page
  • Uploading in the editor
  • Managing uploads

Create and manage Canva classes

It’s time to explore how to create and manage classes in a Canva for Education account.

Key learnings:

  • Learn what a Canva class is
  • Create a class and invite students
  • Manage class settings

Create class folders in Canva

Learn how with Canva, a teacher can create and effectively manage class folders.

Key learnings:

  • Create class folders
  • Create a folder banner
  • Adding designs to folders
  • Create a template folder
  • Create an element folder

Manage class collaboration in Canva

Explore how using Canva teachers and students can easily collaborate no matter where they are.

Key learnings:

  • Whole class collaboration
  • Create individual pages for students
  • Add students to an individual design
  • Organize group projects with folders

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Create student activities and assignments in Canva

Lesson blurb:

Dive in and learn about all the different ways a teacher can create student activities and assignments in Canva.

Key learnings:

  • Share a template with students to complete
  • Assign students a blank design
  • Students create a design from scratch



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