When prepping a lesson, these are my tried-and-true favorite creative incubators. While there are plenty of tech savvy students who like to use these design programs, they can get pretty wonky and time intensive, so I tend to steer students away from them when possible.


Issu is an option for digital publishing that is geared to easy display. Although it would not be useful for a school, there are monetization options that include subscriptions, so this is a platform that allows startup magazines to find support. This would be a great way to display school newspapers and literary magazines for students and parents, because the documents are easy to read and the platform is intuitive to navigate.