• Kid Comics Go to Class: Math Problems

    Kid Comics Go to Class: Math Problems0

    I hate math. Do not even come near me with talk of logarithms, imaginary numbers, or cosines. Making my way through math classes was like a miserable walk up a hill on a muggy, bug-infested day. Even now, the only math problems I can wrap my head around are story problems. Give me a narrative

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  • Kid Comics Go to Class: Physicists Teaching With Comic Books

    Kid Comics Go to Class: Physicists Teaching With Comic Books2

    • October 23, 2014

    The American Physical Society is a non-profit network of over 48,000 physicists working to educate the general public on physics. Their mission statement reads “In the firm belief that an understanding of the nature of the physical universe will be of benefit to all humanity, the Society shall have as its objective the advancement and

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  • Kid Comics Go to Class: Comic Book Classroom

    Kid Comics Go to Class: Comic Book Classroom0

    • September 23, 2014

    Comic Book Classroom is a non-profit that implements school programs about art and writing with comic books. Glorious, literacy stimulating comic books. Based in Colorado, the group extends their resources to educational and community institutions free of charge. CBC is volunteer driven, running off of proceeds from the Denver Comic Con as well as through

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  • Gene Luen Yang on Comics in Education

    Gene Luen Yang on Comics in Education1

    For this installment of Kids Comics Go to Class we’re looking at Comics in Education, a website run by Gene Luen Yang. That’s right. Gene-Boxers & Saints–American Born Chinese-Yang. The site and the webcomic featured on it were his final project proposal for his Masters of Education degree at California State University. The project, a

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  • Interview with Trevor Mueller from Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter

    Interview with Trevor Mueller from Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter0

    Kids love comic books. Kids love to learn. Introducing comic books to the classroom is a sure-fire way to hold students’ interest and help them retain the information being taught. There are so many ways to incorporate comics into education, and Reading With Pictures is an organization devoted to tackling this idea. Their main focus is

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  • nErDcamp: Kids Comics in the Classroom

    nErDcamp: Kids Comics in the Classroom0

    • June 23, 2014

    We’re kicking off Kids Comics go to Class with nErDcamp. This is a two day conference with loads of information for teachers, librarians, and all other forms of educators to learn new approaches to promote literacy.

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