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Choose a comic, either from the online selection, or a print version from the library. How might you share this with your class? As a read-aloud? As a guided reading session? As a book club? Try it and share the results in the thread below.
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Read one of the online comics available in the Recommended Comics resource. Be sure to also read the rules on comics for course use. Below, analyze your reading process. What did you read first? What held your attention longer? Was there anything you missed the first time you read it? Be sure to check back to comment on others' contributions.
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Click to view content  Minds On  Mathify is a FREE math resource for educators, and students in grades 7 – 10 math in Ontario. This new and innovative platform provides a seamless learning experience through an enriched classroom tool combined with live after-school math tutoring. Watch an overview of Mathify here.   Watch a student solve a question and then…
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What criticisms of graphic novels have you heard in the past? How can you provide a response that best suits the target audience, while possibly incorporating the qualitative and quantitative data that exists? Share your suggestions below and be sure to check back to comment on others' contributions.
Click to view contentWelcome to Panels, Gutters & Bubbles: Introduction to Comics for Educators!   Post your avatar in a response to this discussion thread below and tell us about yourself and what brought you to this course.   Be sure to also include some details about yourself, such as: Who are you? Where/what are you teaching? What intrigued you to take this… (Show more)
Mention a title that you’ve seen or heard about that you aren’t too sure whether or not it “counts” as a comic or graphic novel. Click to add the category Discussions: What is a comic? to your thread. And be sure to read and comment on others' contributions to this discussion. Is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series a graphic novel? What about the Tank… (Show more)
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Click to view contentWhat’s the point of teaching knowledge when we have Google? Well, it’s simple, because you don’t know what you don’t know. You need to know something to ask something of Google, right? Furthermore, how do you know you should even be asking something in the first place? William Poundstone considers this very conundrum in his article Does knowledge… (Show more)
La littérature de jeunesse a été un élément central dans ce grand projet de perfectionnement et nous a guidées, grâce à la diversité des albums que nous avons sélectionnée, vers des supports culturels qui renvoient aux images propres des enfants, à leur langue, à leur culture, à leur famille tout en les amenant à s'ouvrir à la différence. Les…
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