Design for Social Media: Basics

In the ever-changing world of technology, social media has now become a requirement to sustain relevancy and engagement for most businesses and organizations. While things continue to develop at lightning speed, there are essential, foundational graphic design basics that can be utilized on any platform or website. These skills when learned and applied will make your organization’s graphics engaging and accessible.

Join us on Wednesday, Jan 13th, 2021 to learn graphic design principles and the importance of design in social media while learning how to design your own graphics using Canva, a free online design platform. This workshop will be led by Destiny Washington, the Bartol Foundation’s Social Media Coordinator. Destiny Washington is the owner and head designer of Destiny / Design Co. which specializes in building unique brand and social media strategies for clients big and small. Destiny is a Brooklyn native, a proud self-taught artist and grateful resident of Philadelphia, PA.

  • Supplies needed: Computer/Internet Access
  • Free or Professional account
  • Notebook/scratchpaper and pen/marker for notetaking

Teaching with Technology-Using Social Media in the Classroom

Shakespeare on You Tube? Pride and Prejudice on Twitter? Join Rebekah Wilcox, Education Director of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre and Sherry Forste-Grupp, an English teacher from The Baldwin School to get concrete lessons for incorporating social media to actively engage students in their own learning. The session will include examples from their jointly-developed Shakespeare curriculum but is applicable to other curriculum areas. Presented as part of Theatre TAG but all are welcome.

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