Monday, February 15, 2016

FREE Online Poster Tool

Have you discovered the free online poster making website Canva? It is similar to Glogster, but without having students create an account. It is a useful classroom tool when you are looking for students to create a poster-like project. There are paid choices that students need to be careful not to select. One way around this was when students did select these in their poster we ended up taking a screenshot of the final product and printing it. This is only useful when you are not including interactive features.
Check it out: Sample Project: Fifth graders were asked to create a poster of an early colonist living in one the original 13 colonies looking to fill jobs in their colony. They needed to include the skills needed to perform the job and who they would trade their goods with: