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Using Pixton for Schools as a way for students to show what they know was brilliant. My students wrote a comic strip in Bahasa Indonesia.

– Ms. Hill, Grade 7

Languages Teacher in Australia

The kids were very engaged and were learning skills like sequencing, sentence structure and story building while having a great time.

– Ms. Stein, 6th Grade English

Teacher in Minnesota

Pixton is far superior to any other comic creation site on the web since the characters can easily be customized... Instead of the “usual” assignments given to students, Pixton offers another choice that allows students to be much more creative while using critical thinking skills.

– Keri Green

Massachusetts New Literacies Institute

This "teacher's secret weapon" is worth every penny. Put one of the site's how-to videos on your interactive whiteboard and count the seconds until everyone is hooked.

– Christy Crawford, Technology

Teacher Advisor at Scholastic.com

We used Pixton for Schools as a tool to respond to independent reading of books. Students used the comic strip format to show characters' conflicts, story summary, and plot development. As a teacher I liked that all work and comments required my approval before publishing. The students liked the features, such as background choices and drawing tools to "build" their characters.

– Ms. Escott, Teacher

Reading, Pennsylvania

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

Fantastic creative way to present OCR Science information. Pixton improved students literacy and understanding.

– Mr. Coles, Teacher

Leeds, UK

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

It was a great experience for students and teacher, made them work hard and voluntarily.

– Ms. Hawlicki, Grade 8

English Teacher in Germany

Pixton for Schools was one of the best teaching tools I could have used in the classroom. It helped to motivate the students to learn about literature in a new way. We covered everything from plot to characterization and beyond using Pixton.

– Mr. Geren, 9th Grade English

Teacher in Jasper, Georgia

It enabled students who can't draw to present information in a graphic genre. It also enables teachers to create assignments to prevent plagiarism.

– Ms. in't Veld, Teacher-Librarian

Kamloops, British Columbia

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

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

My students loved working with Pixton! We completed the reading of a graphic novel, and the students were to create a comic from a list of ideas generated from the novel.

– Ms. Gatheridge, 9th Grade

Teacher in Hallock, Minnesota

I found this program an excellent tool in checking the students' writing ability concerning proper grammar, punctuation, and the use of different literary techniques.

– Ms. Roberts, 8th Grade Teacher

Saint Joseph, Missouri

I was able to assess what my students learned in science through their comics.

– Ms. Page-Scott, Grade 6

Science Teacher in Alberta

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

My French Immersion students were very engaged in creating comic strips of their life story. We then downloaded the strips and showed them through a projector while the student gave an oral presentation on their life to date.

– Ms. Charbonneau, Grade 9

Teacher in Mississauga, Ontario

It was the perfect way for all of my 9th Grade English kids to get engaged, focused and thinking in a linear fashion both creatively and analytically.

– Mr. Crowe, 9th Grade

English Teacher in New York

Pixton for Schools is wonderful! We accomplished quite a stunning looking project. The kids had so much fun using the product and they saw the stories that they covered in a whole new light.

– Ms. Dempsey, 12th Grade Languages

Teacher in Leonardtown, Maryland

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

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

Very easy to use and manipulate the characters. Students enjoyed the freedom of movement and expression in the characters.

– Mr. Daniels, 7th Grade Science Teacher

King City, California

Pixton was relatively easy to use for my students. I teach a self-contained special education class, and my students really enjoyed showing off to their non-disabled peers. I also liked the submission feature which allowed to be to send feedback straight back to them.

– Ms. Alessi

Teacher in Winder, Georgia,

Highly engaging, easy to use software with clever functions allowing me to review and feedback to my class. I can think of loads of ways it could be used to demonstrate and evidence learning.

– Ms. Pulleine, Year 3 English

Teacher in Devon, UK

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 is a tool that has unlimited possibilities for use in the classroom. Students practice their writing skills in a non-threatening way. It is so much fun. The whole class enjoyed using it.

– Ms. Santiago, 10th Grade

ESL Teacher in Enterprise, Alabama

Pixton was great fun and really got the pupils engaged. Through creative presentation they produced some high quality understanding of the topic.

– Ms. Martin, Grade 9 Arts

Teacher in Leicester, UK

The students loved it. Brilliant software, easy to use.

– Ms. Fazakerley, Year 11 Computers

Teacher in Ashbrooke, United Kingdom

Kids really enjoyed working on the comics, even out of school.

– Mr. Riehle, 7th Grade Teacher

Sultan, Washington

My students loved it! Pixton was a fun way for students to summarize a book. I think this would be a great alternative to a test, and what could be better than using technology to do so? I am impressed with all students could do with their comic strip.

– Ms. Lange, 7th Grade

Teacher in Marinette, Wisconsin

I have never seen my students so engaged with a lesson. I was amazed at how much effort and creativity they put into their comics. Normally, their attention span lasts about twenty minutes. With Pixton, my students were focused for days!

– Colleen G., Social Studies

Teacher in Pennsylvania

It is an incredible product. I have been creating a database of teacher websites and this product really stands out.

– Teachers First

teachersfirst.com

It truly motivated my students. They could use the comic format to work about topics they are interested in, including social issues and things happening in their neighbourhood.

– Ms. Martin, 5th Grade

Teacher in Spain

In a creative project with specific learning standards, Pixton allowed students to collaborate in groups to produce an educational work that was fun to make and they were proud to share.

– Mr. Wellington, 8th Grade History

Teacher in California

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.

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