Check out this online comic where classic movie monsters guide you through the library. http://www.scribd.com/doc/75711259/Monster-Clash-Web-Editio
Jeremy Zoss profiles Big Time Attic for The Journal. Big Time Attic is Zander Cannon and Kevin Cannon (no relation), the team behind many, many top-notch educational graphic novels. As the two halves of illustration studio Big Time Attic in the Thorpe Building in Northeast, they share more than a last name. They share a mission. [...]
Library Director Matt Upson collaborated with one of his student workers to create a great comics guide to his library! Featuring ZOMBIES! Take a look here.
At the Alternative Press Expo last weekend, someone saw Level Up on our table and told me about an organization called Graphic Medicine. (I don't remember your name! Sorry! But you were awesome.) It was started by a guy named Ian Williams, and they're all about finding ways to use comics in healthcare! Here's a snippet [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Nancy Silberkleit, Co-CEO of Archie Comics, told me about this. What is a comic book fair? From their website: The idea is simple. Your school agrees to host a Comic Book Fair on a school day, on an evening, or on a weekend afternoon. Whatever money is raised, your school collects 40% of the profits. There [...]
Canada gets a lot of crap for being America's hat, but any country that produces Chester Brown, Joe Matt, Seth AND Wolverine deserves the respect of every living cartoonist. Lindsay Mar argues that comic books just might be the secret weapon that Canadian teachers are looking for: The students burst into cheerful greetings as Diana Maliszewski, [...]