- Flipsnack supports digital magazines with audio, video, text, images, links and voice-over. Quickly transform a pdf into an embeddable ezine.
- Canva (opens in new tab) (Web/iOS) also has a template for creating a digital magazine and a collection of images, clipart, and graphics to choose from.
- LucidPress‘s drag and drop publishing platform makes it easy to create a digital ezine. Students can add stock images from their library.
- Book Creator can be used to create a sophisticated multimedia digital book and works wit iOS and Android devices. There are several learning needs friendly features. To publish on the Google Play Store or iBooks isn’t free.
- MadmagZ has one free ezine template students can edit collaboratively.
- Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template.
- Flipboard (iOS/Android) allows you to curate students’ posts from blogs or websites into a magazine like format.
- Issuu is another free way to create and publish a digital magazine with less options than the other tools and doesn’t have an education account like the other tools. Issuu has a new update where you can share stories more easily.
- Yumpu is a free web tool for creating engaging digital magazines and flip books with links, videos and sounds. Here is a review of this cool tool.
Challenge– Get your students to create a digital magazine and teach them about being media reporters in the digital age.
cross posted at teacherrebootcamp.com
Shelly Terrell is an education consultant, technology trainer, and author. Read more at teacherrebootcamp.com.