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This award-winning digital storytelling app gives students all the tools they need to create high-quality comics.

If your students are using tablets or smartphones in the classroom, you need to check out Comics Head.

The [Comics Head] App is an easy to use comic creator and a self-publishing tool that lets you to create your own storyboards, photo comics, business presentation or class project! If you have an idea you can instantly create visually interesting content on the go. Get started quickly by choosing from our many templates and inbuilt art assets. Go viral with your ideas by sharing on Facebook, Twitter or email. – Comic Head Lite App

Foster Creativity with this Digital Storytelling App

Comics Head: A digital storytelling app for classroom use.

Comics Head is the simplest way to create comics with mobile devices. Graphic texts such as comics require students to consider both text and images to convey a story. This adds a level of complexity to their storytelling, making Comics Head an ideal app to integrate into your next student project.

Students can choose from thousands of backgrounds, characters, and props to customize their comics. However, it won't take your budding artists forever to finish their creations because the pre-designed templates available make it simple to finalize each comic in a timely manner.

Outside of student projects, you could even create your own comic summarizing an important classroom policy, or outlining the details of an upcoming lesson. Students will appreciate the visual elements of the lesson and pay better attention, making it more likely they'll remember your message later on.

How would you use this digital storytelling app in the classroom? Let me know your ideas on a comment on this article.

Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at editor@simplek12.com.

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