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Creating E-magazines and Newspapers with Your Class

Letting students create their own magazines in class can personalize and improve the educational experience in many ways. Allowing them to create e-magazines and newspapers bring their journalistic skills to a whole new level, since the audience is much bigger and the possibilities of using different media are endless. This collection offers ideas, guides and web tools for creating online magazines and could be helpful both to teachers and students.
A Collection By Marija Jovic
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Creating E-magazines and Newspapers with Your Class
  • A class magazine

    Lesson plan
    teachingenglish.org.uk
    teachingenglish.org.uk
    Marija Jovic says:
    Whether you are creating an online or offline version of a magazine with your students, you should be aware that the principle is the same. I encourage you to read this article and find out more about planning, organizing, and exploiting the magazine.
  • Publish an eZine

    Activity
    thecreativeeducator.com
    thecreativeeducator.com
    Marija Jovic says:
    I consider this post as a step by step guide for creating online magazines, specifically eZines. Learn how you can engage students and help them develop a comprehensive eZine that shares classroom learning with family and community.
  • Joomag

    Webtool
    joomag.com
    joomag.com
    Marija Jovic says:
    Joomag is a powerful platform for creating digital interactive content, including magazines, e-books, reports and brochures. It lets you create your own magazines using a simple online editor. You can draw shapes, write texts, and add rich media elements like video and audio players.
  • The Paw Print

    Website
    polypawprint.org
    polypawprint.org
    Marija Jovic says:
    The Paw Print is an award-winning monthly digital newspaper, which reflects the views, attitudes, interests, and tastes of the student writers. If you are looking for a good example of digital newspapers created by students, you should visit this site first. You can read the current and the archived editions, as well.
  • Marija Jovic says:
    My students are very excited when being transformed into reporters and editors. This interesting lesson plan includes instructional plan with 10 steps to creating digital newspapers and how students can use a variety of technological resources to gather and synthesize information, and to create and communicate knowledge.
  • Marija Jovic says:
    Looking for a good school project idea? Maybe you should try this great educational tool for creating online magazines. It is free, simple, and it offers numerous ideas and examples of interesting magazines created by its users.
  • iteslj.org
    iteslj.org

    Some Possibilities for Using On-line Newspapers in the ESL Classroom

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    Marija Jovic says:
    For teachers, electronic newspapers open numerous possibilities for enriching the existing course book with additional materials. Students could also read them and familiarize themselves with this form of writing in order to create their own magazines. This article is about the usefulness of reading English newspapers in the process of learning, and some general issues concerning on-line newspapers are also tackled.
  • Marija Jovic says:
    Last but not the least, a magazine cover! Once your students have created their unique e-magazine, introduce them to this fantastic tool, which can help them with their magazine cover.
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