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It helped my students to better understand the play we were reading in class.

– Ms. Baran, 11th Grade

Teacher in Mineral, Virginia

We just completed a Cross-Curricular event about the Olympics. My students represented the country of France, and were able to create fantastic comics to show off the basic French they had learned. It is very user-friendly, and they loved being able to see and comment on each other's work!

– Ms. Butler, Teacher

Clinton, Maryland

My ESL students used this to show humor across languages and cultures. They loved it!

– Ms. Smith, ESL

Teacher in Lakewood, Colorado

It gave my students a new way to express themselves.

– Ms. Sasscer, Computers/Math

Teacher in Owings, Maryland

It was a fantastic and easy to use learning tool which kept all my students engaged.

– Mr. McGillicuddy, Grade 3

Teacher in NSW, Australia

The students loved it! They were totally engaged!

– Ms. Gouthro, Grade 5 English

Teacher in Nova Scotia

The comic software was of great value. The students were able to develop and create various comics. The exposure allowed the students to incorporate art and ELA standards.

– Ms. Bolling, 6th Grade

Teacher in Brooklyn, New York

Pixton for Schools was a safe way for students to learn and explore the world of avatars and comic creations. We found it to be the best program because it would save/export in a number of different formats!

– Ms. Berg, 6th Grade Math Teacher

Sunnyvale, California

Pixton for Schools was great! Students had a creative way to demonstrate their knowledge and practice their technology skills. Your customer service is awesome!

– Ms. Anderson, 8th Grade Computers

Teacher in Rainier, Washington

It's a great tool for having my students summarize lessons. I love it!

– Ms. Balk, 12th Grade Tech

Teacher in Clayton, New York

The students really enjoyed using it to demonstrate what they had learnt and the assessment was really easy to use.

– Mr. Wilshaw, 11th Grade

Teacher in Rickmansworth, UK

Our students were engaged and excited about their presentations. The comic format motivated our students and provided them the opportunity to use and develop many computer skills as well as their Science knowledge.

– Ms. Wells, Grade 4 Teacher

Winnipeg, Manitoba

A mind blowing, game changing and all around awesome web-based comic strip generation tool. Following in the footsteps of Flickr, YouTube and Twitter, Pixton is poised to join the short list of cutting-edge, top-tier and truly innovative social web tools.

– Derek E. Baird

Co-designer of Yahoo! for Teachers

Pixton for Schools combines the freedom to create with a set of choices that students can explore. This gives all students, even those who don't believe they are creative, the ability to be engaged. Pixton is affordable, simple, intuitive, and most of all, great fun for students.

– David Damico, Executive Director

Ecademy California

My students created a graphic novel. I had them use the theme from Metamorphosis by Kafka and make his message in a setting and story relevant to today's teens. They were required to use symbolism, motifs, and other literary elements. Using comics made the application of literature fun and exciting!

– Ms. Franchois, Teacher

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

A comic has all the grammar and spelling elements of a regular writing assignment. It reinforces all of the State Learning Standards at every single level of your child's education, so it's a really important tool.

– Amy James on CBS News9

Author, Knowledge Essentials series

Using Pixton to create scenes from a play is a simple way for students to explore Shakespeare's texts in a graphic format. With Pixton's built-in graphics and templates, the user can make the most subtle facial expressions, as well as detailed hand and body positions.

– Michael LoMonico, Senior Consultant

Folger Shakespeare Library

Due to Pixton comics, not only have my students been better able to understand the scientific content of their lessons, but they actually look forward to reading the comic aloud, incorporating character voices, and finding out what we'll be doing that day!

– Mr. Bignami, 8th Grade Science

Teacher in Miami, Florida

Pixton for Schools allows for student creativity in a very easy to use forum. I am a huge supporter of the service and know the students enjoyed using the software.

– Mr. Klingeman, 9th Grade Teacher

Altoona, Pennsylvania

The students were highly motivated and carried out activities assigned to them with great interest.

– Mr. Ferrer, Grade 12

Teacher in Massamagrell, Spain

The students were able to use Pixton to create their own "graphic memoirs" after reading Stitches, by David Small. Pixton allowed them to explore the relationship between words and images in telling a story.

– Ms. Kelly, 9th Grade

Teacher in Kent, Connecticut

Pixton enabled my students to present their understandings of environmental issues in creative and exciting ways. Students were engaged throughout the process and the functionality was simple but also enabled detailed customisation for those students that wanted to extend themselves.

– Mr. Fitz, Grade 3 English

Teacher in NSW, Australia

The kids loved it, and it was a user-friendly way of sending important Student Council messages to others in the school. The students were able to make simple comics, but they could also spend more time to create more complex ones.

– Ms. Levy, Teacher

San Mateo, California

Many of my students enjoyed having the opportunity to earn "class participation points" by creating comics based on science concepts we've studied throughout the year. Some students created comics to help them process what they were learning in the current unit of study.

– Ms. Abrams, Teacher

Newbury Park, California

It motivated the students to do their work. I used it to have them illustrate literary vocabulary.

– Ms. Bushby, 6th Grade

Teacher in Chestertown, Maryland

It allowed an alternate form of a unit project for a set of English classes. The teacher and students were very excited about using it and enjoyed the process.

– Mr. DiSalvo, Tech Specialist

Alexandria, Virginia

We used Pixton for pragmatics (social language and problem solving) because of the intricate features it offers for character's body language and facial expressions. It helped my students (who have written expression deficits) get EXCITED about storytelling.

– Mrs. Kemper

7th Grade English Teacher

Pixton was a great way for my students to express themselves through their comic strip while also applying their knowledge of writing in French!

– Ms. Goldthorp, 10th Grade French

Teacher in Haddon Heights, New Jersey

Pixton for Schools was an excellent resource for my students to use to incorporate technology in science.

– Ms. Moon, 4th Grade Science Teacher

Panama City, Florida

Pixton for Schools provided my students the opportunity to apply the concepts and theories learned in sociology because they had to create a comic that illustrated it in a "real-world" scenario.

– Mr. Weedon, 12th Grade Sociology

Teacher in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Students gave considerable thought to story structure and sequencing. They enjoyed working on their projects in class and at home.

– Mr. Memmott, Computers Teacher

Oberlin, Ohio

Awesome site with limitless possibilities! You can have kids do comics to demonstrate understanding in almost any subject... and the kids have fun while doing it! Plan to use it all the time next year.

– Ms. Reeves, 5th Grade

Teacher in Fairbanks, Alaska

Pixton gave my students a creative option for retelling, reflecting on, and responding to the story we read. I could easily determine who really understood the text and who didn't by the product they produced.

– Ms. Mason, ESL Teacher

Greenville, North Carolina

Pixton provided a fun, creative outlet for students to demonstrate their understanding. of the Earth's movement around the sun. Our boys and girls were excited about their projects.

– Ms. Muncy, Grade 4 Science

Teacher in Flatwoods, Kentucky

Pixton was a great professional tool that was user friendly and engaging for my students. I especially liked how well it works with low motivated students and students who have trouble with reading. My students were able to show the range of ways they connected and interpreted a text, offering the whole class a diverse range of analysis.

– Ms. Tannous, 12th Grade

Teacher in Warrington, Pennsylvania

Pixton allowed my students to be fully engaged on the material that I was teaching while simultaneously drawing both their interest and creativity in a very interesting medium!

– Ms. Brown, 7th Grade Technology

Teacher in Mississippi

Conferences & Trade Shows

Vancouver International Partnering ForumVancouver International Partnering ForumVancouver, May 2009
South by Southwest InteractiveSouth by Southwest InteractiveAustin, March 2009
Web 2.0 Summit "Web Meets World"Web 2.0 Summit "Web Meets World"San Francisco, Nov 2008
Innovative Learning ConferenceInnovative Learning ConferenceSan José, Oct 2008
BETT 2009 Education ConferenceBETT 2009 Education ConferenceLondon, January 2009