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Design Tool Teaches Writing, Marketing

Design Tool Teaches Writing, Marketing

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: Smore

Summary: Create online flyers, learn a little about marketing with design tool

Pros: Students get to be creative, test out PR, marketing, and writing skills, and results confirm what’s working (and what isn't).

Cons: Parents may not want students' creations to be public, which prevents them from getting user response data.

Bottom Line: A fast way to fashion attractive flyers, but students will need outside help to learn about PR and marketing and effective, concise writing.

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By Common Sense Education