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One of the tools I just recently discovered is Lucidpress. This particular tool was not originally designed for education, but is adapted in such a way that it's a very useful tool.
The tool, like others, allows you to design magazines, posters, and offers many templates to give a project a great head start. What makes this website more interesting than others, is the fact that it allows students to collaborate online. Both during class as outside of school, they can work on their projects simultaneously. This makes the tool incredibly time efficient.
I personally have used this tool to create my own posters, just to provide my students with a quick overview. Students, however, love to work with it as well. They create the most beautiful magazines with images, texts, and videos they find online. It is important to set your students a time limit and make sure the basic requirements are met. They easily get lost in adding more and more creative elements, while of course learning should be taking place, too.
Please note: The free version is limited in its features and allows you to create not more than three pages per project.
- Internet connection
- Easy to use
- No elaborate sign up needed
- Great templates to get started
- Activates creativity
- More features requires update
- Free version is somewhat limited
Have you ever used Lucidpress? Please leave a comment!
Any suggestions for another ICT tool? Please let me know!
Irene van der Spoel (1996)