A web 2.0 tool that will allow you to create, publish, share and remix comics!
Pixton http://pixton.com/ is a global community where people of all ages create, publish, share, and remix comics - without having to draw! Example of a Pixton™ comic promoting literacy. Students are assigned to remix the comic, correcting all spelling and grammatical errors. http://pixton.com/schools/features
Here is one a colleague made regarding our upcoming senior banquet. Nice job Mrs. Landry.
The Educational Value of Comics
The comic medium – the art of combining words and images – is a powerful form of visual communication, and when placed in an interactive learning environment, becomes an invaluable tool for teaching and learning.
Pathway to literacy
Instantly capture students’ attention and motivate them to learn, using a familiar medium they understand.
Building skills for the future
Accelerate reading and writing, spelling and grammar, conflict resolution, storytelling, and creative thinking.
Foster peer-to-peer interaction. Make sharing easy and effective.
Reinforce your lessons through the associative power of words and images.
Share and exchange authentic lessons with other educators. Browse by subject area, level, or region. A great source of ideas and inspiration.
There appears to be a school version that does more but costs money, however there is a 30 day trial.