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3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: Canva (Awesome Graphics Tool)

by Kelly Walsh on September 20, 2016



Create Top Notch Graphics With Ease, for Little or no Cost (fun for Students too!)

This 3 Minute TOOL-torial introduces Canva, a mostly free* app that makes it a breeze to create graphic images combining images and text. Create presentations, posters, infographics, amazing social media visuals, blog images, and so much more.

Canva is a great tool for educators for a variety of uses, and for so many other applications for other professionals and hobbyists!

Of course, it’s also a great tool for students to use as a part of creating multimedia assignments, graphics for projects, and so on.

Here is our 3 Minute TOOL-torial introducing Canva:

*Canva is free for basic use, with a library of images and templates available for a fee (many as low as $1.00). 

Check out all of our 3 Minute TOOL-torials here!


Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer at The College of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where he also teaches. In 2009, Walsh founded He frequently delivers presentations and training on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. His eBook, the Flipped Classroom Workshop-in-a-Book is available here. Walsh became the Community Administrator for the Flipped Learning Network in June of 2016. In his "spare time" he also writes, records, and performs original music ... stop by and have a listen!

[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are my own, or those of other writers, and not those of my employer. - K. Walsh]

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