Have students create their own virtual newspapers, magazines, or other publications for a project in your classroom. These tools can also be used to create newsletters for your program division or classroom!
Calamēo—Create your own free publications similar to magazines.
Wix—Create your own stunning website for your class or have students create their own website for a project to expand to a global audience (make sure to caution students on the global audience)
Pixlr—Similar to the expensive photo editing tool, this is a very customizable photo editing tool that can create infographics, posters, brochures, newsletters, etc.
There is a wealth of information on the internet including many more tools for you or your students to use. Feel free to do a Google search for “best web 2.0 (type of tool)” and you are bound to come up with a few new and great tools. If you would like more information on how to do a more advanced Google search or fair use please contact the Academic Excellence & Development office at 608-785-9152 or email at AEDD@westerntc.edu.