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Malorie Blackman's top 10 graphic novels for teenagers

Malorie Blackman's top 10 graphic novels for teenagers | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
Although famous as an author of prose fiction, the author of the Noughts and Crosses novels here shares her enthusiasm for graphic novels that will excite teenage readers...
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Comics and jokes are serious teaching tools for linguists

Comics and jokes are serious teaching tools for linguists | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
A professor discovers the key to helping students understand complex linguistic principles is through the funny bone.
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Are graphic novels good enough for school?

Cheryl Jackson discusses the place of graphic novels in schools with: Larry Swartz, Professor of Education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and co-author of the book Learning to Read with Graphic Power; children’s book author Mahtab Narsimhan, whose first novel The Third Eye was awarded the Silver Birch Award. Her latest book The Tiffin has been named as one of the five best books for Young People in 2011 by the Quill and Quire: and via Skype from Ohio, was multi-award-winning graphic novelist Jeff Smith. His best-selling graphic novel series for children called BONE was named one of the ten best graphic novels of all time by Time Magazine in 2005.


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Twenty-First Century Informational Literacy: Integrating Research Techniques and Technology - ReadWriteThink

Students develop their reading, writing, research, and technology skills using graphic novels. As a final activity, students create their own graphic novels using comic software.

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Graphic Novel Reading Research | Study Island

Graphic Novel Reading Research | Study Island | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
Research has found that graphic novels address the needs of multiple learning styles.

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Marita Thomson's comment, November 27, 2011 4:21 PM
Thanks Di - I've just added this to my RA page. The research is excellent; the rest of the site worth investigating.
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The Tintin Trivia Quiz

The Tintin Trivia Quiz | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it

Designed by some dedicated Tintin fans, this site has verbal and visual clues and answers. Images used with approval of the Herge administrators.


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Marvel Graphic Novels Invade B&N's Nook Tablet - Comic Book Resources

Marvel Graphic Novels Invade B&N's Nook Tablet - Comic Book Resources | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
Fox NewsMarvel Graphic Novels Invade B&N's Nook TabletComic Book ResourcesBarnes & Noble also offers NOOK Study™ (www.nookstudy.com), an innovative study platform and software solution for higher education, NOOK Kids™ (www.nookkids.com), a collection...
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Graphicly

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Graphicly is a cutting-edge digital content delivery system and community platform for the publishing world.
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ALA graphic novels list

ALA graphic novels list 

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Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic.com

Using Graphic Novels with Children and Teens: A Guide for Teachers and Librarians | Scholastic.com | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
The term graphic novel is used to describe any book in a comic format that resembles a novel in length and narrative development. Works such as BONE, Persepolis, and Maus are prime examples of this new type of contemporary literature.
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Using Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom | Edutopia

Using Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom | Edutopia | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
Blogger Andrew Miller suggests teaching strategies around graphic novels and comics, popular media that hold enormous educational potential.

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App Store - Strip Designer

Read reviews, get customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Strip Designer on the App Store. Download Strip Designer and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Bitstrips

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This comic creator tool is easy to use at the free level, but there is a fee-based version available for schools which offers some appealing features.

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JR Comics Debuts Adaptations of Classic Chinese Prose Novels

JR Comics Debuts Adaptations of Classic Chinese Prose Novels | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
Korea-based JR Comics has begun an aggressive publishing schedule that will introduce English-speaking audiences to the most extensive, graphic adaptations of China’s four great classical novels.

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Comics on the IPad: Operation Ajax Takes the Stage | Graphic Novel Reporter

Comics on the IPad: Operation Ajax Takes the Stage | Graphic Novel Reporter | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it

"Our project is one of the first graphic novels that was created specifically for tablet computers like the iPad. It’s about the events that led up to a U.S.- and British-backed coup that resulted in the removal of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh from office in 1953."


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dilaycock's comment, February 2, 2012 6:58 AM
Could be used as a nice accompaniment to Persepolis.
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Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Comic & Cartoon Creators

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Comic & Cartoon Creators | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it

"Creating cartoons and comic strips can be a good way to get reluctant writers writing. While creating comics you and your students can work through the elements of fiction in a context that is fun and familiar to them."


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Graphic Novels @ Miami Book Fair International 2011 | Geoffrey ...

Graphic novels have found a place in high school and middle school classrooms. Teachers, librarians and other educators are invited to participate in the School of Comics – a day of thought-provoking educational sessions ...
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Moon Lake - Preview

Moon Lake - Preview | Graphic Novels & Comic Makers | Scoop.it
From the hilariously demented mind of Tony Award-winning actor Dan Fogler (“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” “Balls of Fury,” “Fanboys,” “Take Me Home Tonight”) comes MOON LAKE! Moon Lake isn’t just any normal body of water—it’s a...
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