- Posted by Johanna on January 29, 2008 at 7:31 am
- Category: LinkBlogging
OpenEducation.net, a site looking at issues related to the education profession and run by a retired teacher and school superintendent, has been covering comics in the classroom:
- some of their benefits
- an interview with someone writing a master’s thesis on the subject
- recommendations of 12 comic titles to use
The choices include some familiar books, those often mentioned when this topic comes up — Bone, Amelia Rules, Clan Apis, Age of Bronze — but they’re common choices because they’re so good for the purpose! I like the commenter who reminds teachers to read the entire book before assigning it for class, given some of the difficult themes covered by some of the items on the list. It’s a nice grouping that demonstrates just how diverse graphic novels can be, and not a superhero in sight!