I decided to do a Mister G Kids tribute. I was introduced to Mister G about a week ago. He is a cartoonist who also teaches. I'm not sure which title he would use first, teacher or cartoonist, but ...
An introduction to Mister G comics (go here for more: http://mistergkids.com/). For the most part, the comics are inspired by classroom comments. While not used in instruction, they do take you into the classroom.
A study by the National Institute of Health on the effective use of "comics" in education. It is not light reading but well worth checking out if you are considering using comics in your classroom instruction.
See the world through a novel, original, stylish and captivating lens. Real time cartoon and painting effects displayed on your camera feed! See the world through a ne...
Even though this app is not free ($1.99) at this post time, it is inexpensive. Cartoonize your videos in different styles from old printer to neon. Multiple settings to customize your photos before sharing. I have not used the app yet but the reviews are very postive.
Useful application to create animated cartoons - type in the dialogue, choose characters and layout action. Unfortunately, I have encountered some frustrating glitches with this application. Requires patience and frequent saving - at least in my experience.
Bring comics to the classroom with educational software that helps students create, share and collaborate on comics - without drawing a line. Use Bitstrips for Schools to teach reading comprehension, writing and digital literacy.
Although Bitstrips is already included in this collection of sites, the Bitstrips for Schools has some added features you might have missed. Check out the suggested activites. Unfortunately, this version is not paid which may put it out of some teachers' reach.
The following is a comic book story about photosynthesis. It was posted one page at a time and feedback from educators and researchers helped guide the refinement of the science presented. Anyone who teaches photosynthesis is welcome to use as much or as little as they like for their classes. If you do use it [...]
Nice use of comics to explain photosynthesis, Check his site for more science related comics.
Animation for Kids | Create an animation online with ABCya! Animate
Easy to use online program for creating animations that are saved as gif files. Although the platform is pretty kidlike, it looks like you could create some pretty involved animations - up to 100 frames, if I read the tutorial screen correctly.
The M16A1 Rifle: Operation and Preventive Maintenance [Department of the Army, Robert A. Sadowski, Will Eisner] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers. A U.S. Army training manual, presented in a unique comic book format.
For anyone who is interested in the historic use of comics for instruction, this is a reprint of a classic U.S. Army training manual.
Nice explanation of the history and use of comics with links and examples If you plan to add comics in your lesson plans, this is a great resource for explaining why to other teachers, parents and administrators.
Comic Strip It! The handheld personal comic maker. If a picture says a thousand words, a comic strip says so much more! With Comic Strip It! you can make compel...
Free version or a whopping $0.99 for the pro version. Add captions, tiltes, speech and action balloons, etc to images taken on your Android. This could be great way to introduce comic strip creation to your students.
Several good resources for published educational cartoons. The "Cartoons for the Classroom" offers weekly activites and worksheets. Also, a list of cartoon creation applications - all should already be on this scoop site but nice to have them in one place.
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