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50 Great Ways to Use Graphic Novels in the Classroom | Online Classes

50 Great Ways to Use Graphic Novels in the Classroom | Online Classes | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Graphic novels have been gaining acceptance in classrooms and school libraries across the nation -- and for good reason.
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Smash misconceptions and transform readers with the Incredible Hulk and ... - Mind Of The Geek

Smash misconceptions and transform readers with the Incredible Hulk and ... - Mind Of The Geek | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
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History of DC Comics | Mental Itch

The history of DC Comics -- from its beginnings, first success, downfall, and its triumphant comeback (The Very Interesting History of DC Comics http://t.co/eXPjR8wQs9)...
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Joanie Proske Shares the Secrets of Her School's Successful Graphic Novel Program | Graphic Novel Reporter

Joanie Proske Shares the Secrets of Her School's Successful Graphic Novel Program | Graphic Novel Reporter | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it

Here’s what else Joanie had to say about the remarkable success of the graphic novel program at her school.


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Graphic Novel Reporter: Reviews, Resources, and more.

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Comics in Education: The Case for Comics in Classrooms - Refuting the Naysayers

Comics in Education: The Case for Comics in Classrooms - Refuting the Naysayers | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Columnist Anastasia Betts of Graphic Novels 101 looks at the use of comics in the classroom, and shares her experience as an educator helping teachers embrace sequential art as a teaching tool. The...

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dilaycock's curator insight, February 25, 2013 6:22 PM

I too share the author's ire that we are still having to defend the use of comics in the classroom. The theory is that things have changed - both the comics and the classrooms. In practice, however, we still have a lot to do in the classroom in terms of inviting the comics medium in.

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Schools embrace graphic novels as learning tool - RYOT

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“Capote in Kansas” is what generations of kids would recognize as a comic book, though it has a fancier name — a graphic novel. That honors ...
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Graphic Novels That Even Non-Comics Fans Will Love to Read

Graphic Novels That Even Non-Comics Fans Will Love to Read | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Graphic novels are the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones. They're like the mutant spawn of the coffee table art book and the shiny comic book.

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Science & Technology in Graphic Novels

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Banned Books Week: the comics edition - USA TODAY

Banned Books Week: the comics edition - USA TODAY | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Banned Books Week: the comics editionUSA TODAYAnd because comic books are often perceived as reading material for kids (no matter what age group they're actually written for), they've been a frequent target of challenges and a never-ending source...
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Graphic Novels, Comics Get Scholarly Treatment at Columbia - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Wall Street Journal (blog)Graphic Novels, Comics Get Scholarly Treatment at ColumbiaWall Street Journal (blog)By Lam Thuy Vo.
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Graphic Novel Removed from Connecticut School District's Summer

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This is just sad. The video game-themed graphic novel Sidescrollers by Matthew Loux will be removed as an option on a Connecticut school district's ninth grade summer reading list after a parent complained of profanity and sexual ...

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Lange: Graphic novels can be serious literature - Iowa State Daily

Lange: Graphic novels can be serious literature - Iowa State Daily | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Lange: Graphic novels can be serious literatureIowa State DailyMost of us have walked past a set of graphic novels at the store or library and scoffed, wondering why they are with the rest of the books.
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Top Picks for Summer Reading: Graphic Novels with African ... - School Library Journal

Top Picks for Summer Reading: Graphic Novels with African ... - School Library Journal | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Top Picks for Summer Reading: Graphic Novels with African ...School Library JournalSchool Library Journal · Home; Print Issue ... There are at least three more "WordGirl" graphic novels. WordGirl is also a PBS ...
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How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library - Publishers Weekly

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How Graphic Novels Became the Hottest Section in the Library
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In addition, graphic novels are a key to several new initiatives for e-book lending.
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5 reasons graphic novels are the next big thing at your library

5 reasons graphic novels are the next big thing at your library | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
The book format is everywhere, from ESL classrooms to Ivy League libraries.
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Graphic Novels and the English Language Learner

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his month my students and I will explore the use of young adult novels with English Language Learners; several of the blogs will provide suggestions for classroom use which will include a discussion of the assessment of English Language Learners in mainstream classrooms. We begin our blog with an exploration of American Born Chinese (Yang, 2006).


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Teaching Graphic Novels

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This is an awesome resource that should be on the shelf of every English teacher.
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Three Graphic Novels Take Cybils Awards — Good Comics for Kids

Three Graphic Novels Take Cybils Awards — Good Comics for Kids | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it

The winners of the Cybils (Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literary Awards—should’t that be the CYABLAs?) were announced last week, and although there are only two graphic novel categories, three graphic novels took the honors.


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6 Important Things You Won't Believe Were Invented in Comics ...

6 Important Things You Won't Believe Were Invented in Comics ... | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
It turns out comics have contributed a surprising number of enduring words, phrases, and traditions to modern society.
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A great list of non-fiction and graphic novels for Common Core Standards #commoncore #ccss #ccchat #edchat #engchat

A great list of non-fiction and graphic novels for Common Core Standards #commoncore #ccss #ccchat #edchat #engchat | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
If you're a home-schooling parent, a teacher, publisher, school librarian, or simply a parent involved in your kid's education, my bet is that you've heard of common core standards, and IF by some chance you haven't...you ...

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DC to Offer Entire Comic Book Library in the iBookstore - iPhone FAQ

DC to Offer Entire Comic Book Library in the iBookstore - iPhone FAQ | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Pocket-lint.comDC to Offer Entire Comic Book Library in the iBookstoreiPhone FAQ"As e-readers and tablets continue to explode in popularity it's important for us to offer consumers convenience and choice in how they download digital comics and graphic...
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Graphic Novels - Library Journal

Graphic Novels - Library Journal | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
Library JournalGraphic NovelsLibrary JournalYou'll get a sneak peak at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months and hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons.
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Graphic Novel Resources: Wizzywig

Graphic Novel Resources: Wizzywig | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
A site for links and information about graphic novels for my students at the University of Tennessee. I publish these here as a resource for my students and anyone else interested in reading these graphic novels.
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Graphic novels, e-books on students' summer reading list - Baltimore Sun (blog)

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THIS IS MY SUMMER PROJECT :)

Graphic novels, e-books on students' summer reading listBaltimore Sun (blog)Before he began the presentations, Miley said he rearranged each summer school library so that all of the graphic novels were in one spot. 

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Silent Cacophony: Graphic Novels of 2012 (Part 3)

Silent Cacophony: Graphic Novels of 2012 (Part 3) | Graphic Novels for the Librarian | Scoop.it
This graphic novel was originally published as a six-issue series in 2008. It is set in the year 1985 and takes place in our own world, a world where super-heros and super-villains exist only in the pages of comic books.
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'Marathon' graphic novel chronicles an epic, historical run ...

It wasn't 26 miles that inspired first-time graphic novelist Boaz Yakin to write about the first marathon runner. It was actually four. The 45-year-old New York City filmmaker was doing his regular jog in the park — “at the end of ...
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