– Free accounts for teachers and students

Lucid Press is a great online tool to use to make print or digital publications. You can create posters for your classroom, social media pins, pictures, etc. or use it for business or teaching presentations.  With it's easy to use drag and drop features, you can create and publish within minutes. Lucid Press allows you to create newsletters you can send home to parents, syllabuses, presentations, or have students make online book reports with Lucid Press. Making a classroom newsletter has never been easier.

With Lucid Press, you can show students how fun publishing your work can be and it will encourage students to do their best work when they know it may be published for others to view it. This site is free to students and teachers and with your school email address, you can get the premium option for free as well. This gives you access to more storage, more templates, and more font choices than you can get with the basic.

Follow these steps to get your free student or teacher premium account.

  1. Register for a free Lucidpress account with your educational e-mail address. If you’ve already registered with a different e-mail address, click “Account” and change the e-mail address on file to your educational e-mail address. Click “Save Changes.”
  2. Follow the link below to request an educational upgrade for yourself. If you’re a teacher, you can also request the upgrade for your class or department.
  3. Allow up to one day for your request to be processed. You will receive an email confirmation when the upgrade is applied to your account.

Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith is Director of Technology for the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. In that role, he also directs The Adele & Dale Young Education Technology Center (The YETC) located in room 170 of the Education Building on Utah State University's Logan campus. The YETC is a combination student open­access computer facility, a K­12 curriculum materials library, a NASA Educator Resource Center for Utah, and a technology training center. Nathan served eight years (2004­2012) on the Board of Directors for the Utah Coalition for Education Technology (UCET) He was re­elected in 2014 to serve another two year term on the board. A former elementary school teacher, Nathan has taught students every age from young children to senior citizens. He has had the opportunity beginning in 2011 to train international high school teachers from all over the world about technology in education, through the U.S. State

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