A “comic” look at history

Kids love comics, right? So why not do as Mrs. Fritz did and have your students create comic strips illustrating what they have learned in a particular unit or lesson? Mrs. Fritz teaches middle school social studies so her learners chose topics like the life of Ghandi and the 22nd and 23rd Amendments.

This project (featured on the Technology Academy blog) focused on a digital learning skill (creativity) and allowed students to demonstrate knowledge in a variety of ways. Students were given the ability to [read more…]

Comics in the classroom

We have posted about using comics before but today’s post is unique in that the entire featured blog, The Graphic Classroom, is about using comics and there are dozens of ideas about using comic books, strips, and software to teach, inspire and assess. I found many appropriate ideas to use for this blog but the […]