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The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom

Posters are great educational tools to use with your students. Their importance stems from the fact that they present information, facts, and data not only in a visually attractive way but also using a multi-modal system that combines signs, images, charts..........and texts. They are probably like infographics except that they are smaller and neater.
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You might have noticed that I have been posting several posters here either done by me or created by other educational bloggers and I have even devoted an entire section here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning to educational posters. I am planning to create a free repository of some of the best educational posters for teachers to use in their classroom and  I am doing a great job in my selections so far. However, today, I am sharing with you great web tools that you can use to create your own posters and customize them the way you want. Check out the list below and share with us what you think of them . Enjoy

1- Poster My Wall


This is one of the most popular web tools out there. It allows you to create awesome posters using either your own images or from the selection provided there. You can also make posters of different sizes.

2- Befunky

This is basically a photo editor that allows users to create posters. You can upload your own images and add text and several other effects to them

3- Picassa

This is a powerful free image hosting and editing tool. It can also enable you to create your own posters , just head over to "Create", Make a Poster and you will be provided with different image and text editing tools to create your own posters.


4- Art Skills

You can use the poster making wizard of Arts Skills to create engaging posters. Just like the other tools mentioned above this one too provides a variety of easy and simple to use features.

5- Muzy Thoughts

This is a really cool web tool to use to create posters for your classroom. Muzy provides you with already made backgrounds and all you have to do is type in your text and you are ready to go.

6- Posterini

This is an online web tool that lets you create posters with WYSIWYC interface. You can upload your own images and use them as  backgrounds.


7- Smore

This is an ideal web tool for those interested in creating flyers. It is very easy to use and has a user friendly interface.

8- Zeen 

Zeen is another great tool you should consider when thinking about creating engaging posters to use with your students. It allows for a combination of words, images, maps, links, videos and many more.

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