Comic creation can be invaluable for student learning, and these tools may help in in-person and hybrid classrooms

5 tools for classroom comic creation


Comic creation can be invaluable for student learning, and these tools may help in in-person and hybrid classrooms

2. Strip Designer helps students bring their photos come to live and tell a story you can share with friends and family. With Strip Designer, students will create comics from beginning to end: Sketch, draw, mask, add warped 3D lettering, balloons, and combine everything with complex panel layouts.

3. Superhero Comic Book Maker is a creative kids app for telling larger-than-life stories. The creative app ignites the imagination as students create personalized animated comic books with monsters and superheroes, build comic strips and narrate the story, and use the provided 55 scenes and coloring pages and stickers to create their own stories.

4. Cat Kid Comic Club, from celebrated author Dav Pilkey, gives students three ways to create their own comics. Students can create comics on a computer and share them, they can use printables to hand-draw their own comics, or they can create on a phone or tablet.

5. MakeBeliefsComix gives students a choice of characters with different moods and endless possibilities in terms of stories waiting to be created. The site includes an article with 27 tips for using comic creation in the classroom, a section for students with special needs, and resources for English language learners.

Laura Ascione

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