Bitstrips for Schools

04 Quality Education09 Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Bitstrips for Schools is a groundbreaking educational website that enables any student to create, share and collaborate on amazing comics without having to draw, and gives teachers an entirely new teaching medium. Based on the educational premise of differentiated instruction for different learning styles and multiple intelligences, Bitstrips for Schools engages kids by making the process of writing more visual, interactive and fun. It introduces elements of identity, role-play and digital storytelling to schoolwork, letting students demonstrate their learning in a more personal and creative way. Since launching in September 2009, Bitstrips for Schools has been used by over 60,000 teachers and 600,000 students in every grade and virtually every subject. Over 20,000 kids log on each day and create 20,000 new comics! By attending to the different needs of students, rather than relying on one mode of communication or one mode of literacy, Bitstrips for Schools demonstrates that hands-on interactive learning engages students in ways that traditional instruction simply can't match.