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Hi, I'm Clive and this is Daina. We're the creators of Pixton! Pixton earns top prize in BCIC New Ventures Competition: Regional for innovative technology. Pixton named an Official Honoree in the 2011 Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the internet. Judges name Pixton Comics "Best in Show" at Victoria Launch Party Pixton honoured as Best Website in Technology category by the Association of Educational Publishers

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#LaunchpadEDU - Playful Resources For Your Classroom We use Toontastic to improve students’ reading comprehension by creating animated summaries of the stories they read. It helps them retell, paraphrase, and sequence key events while considering how a character’s point of view shapes narrative. They have a great time and take a lot of pride in seeing their drawings and voices come to life onscreen. To start the activity, we choose a familiar book as a class before dividing up into groups of two or three students. Using the Toontastic Story Design Worksheet, students break the story into three simple events. How did the story begin?

Google Drive De-Mystified Once you've gotten the lay of the land in Google Drive, go back to your practice documents and experiment with add-ons for Docs, Sheets, Forms and Drive. Add-ons are usually created by third-party developers to layer additional functionality onto Google Apps. There are also add-ons for Google Drive which you can access through your red Create button. Here are some recommendations to try: In Google Drive... VideoNot.esMovenote for EducationPear DeckPixlr EditorPowtoonVideo ConverterLucid Chart

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