The Crio element you've been waiting for: Image Markup and Draw!


You asked; we listened! We are thrilled to release our latest element to the Crio lesson building tool: Image Markup and Draw. From marking up images to drawing their own creations, this flexible tool has limitless possibilities for student response. For students, the element includes a free-draw pen and marker, a highlighter, shapes and arrows, and a labeling tool. Consider these examples.

Free Draw

Use the blank canvas or graph paper to allow students to draw an answer.


Highlight text or portions of an image with the highlighter pen.

Image Markup

Upload your own images for students to annotate and illustrate.


Use the text box tool to have students label a diagram.


The shape tools are great for circling and identifying parts of an image.

How will YOU use this element with your students?


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Lucy Kosturko

Lucy Shores Kosturko, PhD manages product development for SAS Institute's K-12 educational initiatives, a suite of cross-platform offerings promoting data literacy, artificial intelligence and computer science. After graduating with a B.A. in psychology and computer science from Rhodes College, she earned a M.S. in computer science and PhD in educational psychology from North Carolina State University. Lucy lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband and two daughters.

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