A Teacher of Technology in Education

The Power of Comics

Fantastic new resource to explore, thanks for sharing

EDUWELLS

Comic Heads10 Comic apps are an important addition to any student’s learning armoury and I know that many classrooms are already engaged with them but I wanted to:
  1. study the various uses for them in general education and
  2. focus on a specific example app that takes things a little further than the others.

Alongside the obvious use in creative narrative writing, the comic format can be utilised by many areas of study. Anything we do in life can be seen as a narrative and the comic is a great way to both summarise and reflect on any experience.

Why do they work with kids?

It is tempting to think that whether you like it or not, a combination of the internet, TV, Computer games and mobile devices has made the current young people heavily rely on visual presentation and images in general. But this is not a new phenomenon. As Mr…

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