101 Days of Free Tech for Teachers, Day 75 Create professional level infographics and banners with Canva. This free resource offers tons of templates teachers and students can choose from to create images for a class website, invitations for upcoming school events, class posters or collages, images to insert into a classroom presentation, or any other fun graphic. You can even start from scratch and create a graphic with custom dimensions. No graphic experience is required as Canva is easy to use and has a drag and drop interface for the simplest creation process possible. All images can also be easily edited, downloaded, and shared with anyone.
How We Decide Which Free Tech Tools to Feature
Yup, there are thousands of apps, tools, services, websites, and other offerings — many free — designed for teachers and students. So, how do we sort through all of those to feature the ones which are most useful and interesting? Well… we start by sorting through thousands of these things… then we talk to the presenters in the SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community and watch their videos closely… then we talk to many of the members in the Teacher Learning Community, teachers just like you who are using these apps and tools day in and day out. We’ve been doing this for over 30 years and have, in that time, developed a sense for what’s good and bad. Have we missed something that we should feature here? Most certainly. So, let us know in the Comments section what we should take a look at and we’ll throw ’em into the hopper.
Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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