In a column for The Jewish Daily, Renee Ghert-Zand describes an education case study that was published as a comic: If it could work for the Holocaust, an Algerian rabbi’s cat, and a Birthright Israel trip, then it could also work for a Jewish day school governance and administration case study. So thought Ken Gordon, social media manager at [...]
AARisings talked to me about cartooning, teaching, and the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender comic from Dark Horse. I started reading comics in the fifth grade. I've been reading ever since, except for a short break in junior high. A popular friend of mine told me to give up comics so I could get a girlfriend, [...]
Recently, Racebending.com interviewed me about the upcoming Avatar: The Last Airbender comic book from Dark Horse. Here are my thoughts about the original series: The original Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series is essentially an American coming-of age-story set in an Asian fantasy environment. Aang learns skills, but he also learns how to shoulder responsibility. Katara learns [...]
Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown #1 by Jeff Lemire and Ibraim Roberson Recommended for High School and Up I still don't know what Flashpoint is (I've tried hard to understand it, I swear), but that didn't stop this book from being an incredibly fun read. G.I. Robot shows up! How awesome is that? 'NUFF [...]
Heidi MacDonald over at The Comics Beat offers some commentary on a recent NY Times article about technology and education: Not that we have any idea what this means…the article goes on for six more pages with mostly head scratching over what any of it means. It’s possible that digital/interactive literacy isn’t measured on conventional test [...]
Otto's Orange Day by Jay Lynch and Frank Cammuso Recommended for Birth and Up All the Toon Books are gorgeous, but this is far and away my kids' favorite. 'NUFF SAID!