Testimonials

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

True innovation comes along only once in a blue moon. Pixton has found a way to redefine comics and transform them into both a learning tool and a social community.

– Steven Schneiderman

CoolToolAwards.com

Unique medium for presenting information in a fun and interactive way. Students were very interested in producing their own comic in order to share key curriculum goals.

– Mr. Martens, Grade 10 Teacher

Abbotsford, British Columbia

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

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

We used Pixton for the students to show their knowledge of imperialism. The children loved the program and its capabilities.

– Mr. Smith, Teacher

Summerville, South Carolina

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

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

This was a great program for my students. They created panels of events leading to the Revolutionary War. They had to illustrate through their panels the relationship each panel had to the war. They loved the creative parts, and were impressed with their final product.

– Ms. Boffoli, 5th Grade English

Teacher in Longmeadhow, Massachusetts

Students were able to write and share their writing in a motivating way.

– Mr. Rand, 8th Grade Technology

Teacher in Nevada

My students loved this program. We used two other comic programs this year but this was by far the best and gave them the chance to do so much and be so creative and add nuance to their stories like no other.

– Mr. Crowe, 9th Grade

English Teacher in New York

Pixton was an excellent tool for our students to use that allowed them to use and practice using technology in a creative way.

– Ms. Wells, Grade 5 Teacher

Winnipeg, Manitoba

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

Students have complete control over what they create, which they enjoy. The fact that things can be saved and worked on at a later date is valuable as well.

– Mr. Pinta, 7th Grade

Teacher in Westland, Michigan

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

Students were interested and enjoyed using Pixton. Using the program was easy for most students and all got the hang of things quickly.

– Ms. Martin, 8th Grade

Teacher in NSW, Australia

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,

Pixton for Schools gave my students a creative way to utilize their research and a more enjoyable way to document information.

– Ms. Sasscer, Teacher

Owings, Maryland

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

Our comprehensive project was to create our own graphic novel and to send a copy of it to the author that inspired us. We are now able to do that thanks to you folks at Pixton. Thank you so much for allowing us to have you in our classroom. I will be recommending you to my colleagues and students.

– Mr. Geren, 9th Grade English

Teacher in Jasper, Georgia

Pixton for Schools was a fantastic tool to promote further understanding, application, and authenticity to my LOTE (Languages Other Than English) classroom.

– Ms. Wong, World Languages

Teacher in Melbourne, Australia

Pixton was excellent! The students absolutely loved it and were really engaged in exploring the program and showing off their new skills. It just has so much potential.

– Ms. Harris, Technology

Teacher in Northamptonshire, UK

My students that don't normally want to write, were writing dialogue and loving it. After they completed their assignment on bullying prevention, they created other comics on different topics on their own. Comics are another form of writing, with a twist that students enjoy.

– Ms. Trella, 7th Grade

Teacher in Youngstown, Ohio

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

Awesome. I found it very well designed and I enjoyed the oversight the program gives teachers over their classes.

– Mr. Gray, Grade 11

English Teacher in Fountain, Colorado

Pixton is one of my favorite web tools. I use it with vocabulary; I assign each student a few of the week's words. The assignment is to show, not tell, what the vocabulary words mean in a comic. The kids love it and so do I!

– Ms. Hartman, Technology Integration

Westampton, New Jersey

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

– Ms. Hawlicki, Grade 8

English Teacher in Germany

Great experience with creativity and expressing ideas in static comic form. It was great to share each work with other classmates and be able to print to take home. I see many uses for Pixton in my classroom and in my school.

– Mr. Battisti, 6th Grade Humanities

Teacher in National Park, New Jersey

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

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

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

– Ms. Baran, 11th Grade

Teacher in Mineral, Virginia

It allowed my students to grasp a better understanding of what dialogue is all about and how to use/write it.

– Mr. Jette, 10th Grade

Teacher in East Windsor, Connecticut

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

It gave my students a new way to express themselves.

– Ms. Sasscer, Computers/Math

Teacher in Owings, Maryland

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

Pixton was an excellent tool in my Grade 10 writing course. The ease of evaluation, setting projects, class rubrics, and teacher supervision was amazing. Student projects were creative, informative and students were very much engaged. Great software and a great site for teachers to manage classes and assign projects. Five stars all the way.

– Mr. Tulk, Grade 10 English

Teacher in Deer Lake, Newfoundland

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