5 Tips for Bringing Comics into Your Classroom

Four years ago, my boss approached me with a proposition: “I’d like to order you a classroom set of Ultimate Spider-Man. What do you...

Comics in the Classroom: Teaching Content with Comics

Comics and graphic novels, also known as sequential art or graphic texts, combine images and text in sequence to convey meaning. Recently, the format...

Comics in the Classroom: Comics as Educational Texts

Humans have been using pictures in sequence to communicate and educate for thousands of years; hieroglyphics are the ancestors of comics. Before the advent...

Comics in the Classroom: Why Comics?

When I was in school, kids would slip comics inside their textbooks to read on the side. Comics were considered recreational reading at best,...