Bridging traditional language-arts education and 21st-century technology with Common Core Standards, Meryl Jaffe, PhD demonstrates: (1) how non-fiction graphic novels can be paired with classic and prose texts and media links to meet learning and curricular demands, promoting visual and verbal literacies; and (2) how these types of lessons not only meet CCSS, but help address different student learning styles and learning skills.
Hitting a Home Run: Integrating Non-Fiction Graphic Novels in Your Lessons to Meet Divergent Student Needs and CCSS.” You can view it here: https://vimeo.com/81551403
If you have questions after viewing the webinar, please feel free to contact Dr. Meryl Jaffe via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Jaffe posts teaching suggestions weekly on her website Departing the Text welcoming reader comments and questions (http://departingthetext.blogspot.com). Finally, for those wanting more great ways to incorporate graphic novels in classrooms and with or without prose text and/or media pairings, please see her monthly columns for The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, "Using Graphic Novels in Education" and download her web version of "Raising a Reader!" as well.