Jux: simple media literacy tool

Digital media presents so many options for story-telling – limiting project scope can be difficult for students focusing on audience and purpose.

This weekend I found Jux.com, a simplified publishing platform that juxtaposes full-screen images and text. The ad-free site could compliment my current 4th grade class work with photography, emotion and time series.

To use the site, one need only upload a photo, collection of photos or video and then optionally provide some supporting text. You can change fonts, colors and placement but that is about it. You can also choose whether or not to give account access to Instagram, Facebook and other social sharing platforms.

Super simple to use – here’s a quick example I created:

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