I made my first comic with Pixton, and I have to admit, it was fun. I didn't have any great ideas for how I wanted it to look, so after playing around with the program, I used one of their templates that seemed to line up with my story.
I like the graphics, I like the way you can use their backgrounds and adapt them, and how you can change all the little details any way you like. It is very user friendly.
My topic was digital citizenship. The ISTE Standards #2 state that :
Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
Digital citizenship is a vital topic for students to learn about today, as so much of learning and socializing happens online. Students often use school-issued devices, and use school sponsored networks. Schools establish the rules for use for the students, teachers, and employees. These rules include acceptable network use:
I am an artist and teacher, living in the Pacific Northwest. My teaching is heavily based in Art History and Science. I have a certificate in Scientific Illustration. I love nature, hiking, sailing (as long as I am not in charge), my family, and my border collie.