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Pressto launched into NYC Public Schools in May of 2021 and shortly thereafter expanded into Canada and Brazil.

Pressto develops strong writing skills in students by making writing playful and fun. We help students to develop a healthy relationship with what they create and consume. Our ethos is to be accessible to all learners.

"Easy to us, intuitive, user friendly... meeting Common Core standards. Overall, I recommend this program as a strong motivating supplement to support students with their writing across subject areas.” - Ms. Zutter, New York City

Makes writing much more fun and interesting to students” - Ms. Porfirio, Goiânia, Brazil

"Our students love it, the teacher loves it, and it’s inspired our writers. You couldn’t ask for anything more than that." - Principal Gundersen, New York City

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Pressto is the first writing and micro-journalism platform for Kindergarten through High School. We teach students across the globe to communicate more clearly, to process and interpret information, and reduce their risk of depression and self-harm from social media.

How? We give voice and agency to students. Pressto is built for accessibility. Our cognitive behavioral therapy teaches critical thinking and media, communication, and life skills. Pressto leaves young people less susceptible to the manipulations of social media.

Frequently asked questions

What is Pressto?

Pressto is a website that helps to develop media literacy, critical thinking & strong writing skills by making journalism easy and lovable for K-12 students.

How does Pressto work?

Pressto gives voice and agency to students of all ages. The folks at Pressto use cognitive behavior science to teach media literacy while you use the software. While you write, Pressto teaches the ability to identify different types of media and understand the messages they're sending. At Pressto, we believe this is acutely important for the media you read, watch and listen to AND to the media you create.

How can I get Pressto in my school?

We have active pilots with schools around the world. Please contact us to set up a pilot in your community!  You can email us at

What does Pressto do with my information?

All our data privacy information is available in our Privacy Policy. Pressto has very strict security protocols, and we do not sell user data or information to any third party.

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