Teacher Tools and Tips
2.9K views | +0 today
Teacher Tools and Tips
Tools, tips and practices to share with teachers
Curated by Sharrock
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Sharrock

MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages

Getting your kids into comic strips is easy. Just pick up a newspaper or visit a comic strip website likegocomics.com. Then, you can extend the educational value by helping them create a strip of their own. Some kids need only a blank piece of paper and pencil to churn out box after box. For those who need a prompt, you can enjoy the fun of creating one together. You’ll be surprised how easy it is. Try these ideas:

Draw a row of story boxes or print one from the Internet— try printablepaper.net. A few large boxes is best at first. Your child can work up to a grid when s»he’s ready for a longer sequence.Brainstorm with your young cartoonist. Will the characters be humans or animals? What emotions might they display—happiness, sadness, anger? Where does the story take place?Think about real-life situations to depict, such as a joke Dad told yesterday or a wacky thing that happened on the way to school. Move on to fantasy if your child wishes.You can either draw by hand or use a free online comic strip generator (like my site,makebeliefscomix.com). http://www.scholastic.com/parents/resources/article/parent-child/how-comic-strips-help-kids-learn-to-read-and-learn?utm_source=buffer&utm_campaign=Buffer&utm_content=bufferb0b31&utm_medium=linkedin#!

No comment yet.
Rescooped by Sharrock from Transmedia: Storytelling for the Digital Age

Audience engagement - three approaches

Audience engagement - three approaches | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it

Via The Digital Rocking Chair
Sharrock's insight:

Engagement: It's more than attention and focus. 

The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 21, 2013 12:42 AM

Simon Staffans:  "There are as many different approaches [to audience engagement] as there are projects, but here are three major lines of approach" ...

Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 21, 2013 3:20 AM

How to engage audience effectively for one's digital audience