Canva - Photo Editor & Design
Create snazzy designs in seconds with flexible, cloud-based tool
Pros: Tons of free templates plus great guidance can transform budding artists into able designers.
Cons: Resource-intensive and can be prone to crashes. It can be easy to confuse "layouts" and "designs" and lose work in the process.
Bottom Line: A flexible, accessible way to get kids -- especially design novices -- creating digitally in your classroom if you have stable internet and time to get students set up to be successful.
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