The Art of Creating Classics: An Interview with Gareth Hinds

As I enter my 10th year of teaching English at the high school level, I have been very fortunate, so far, to have had...

Comics in the Classroom: Comics as Educational Texts

Humans have been using pictures in sequence to communicate and educate for thousands of years; hieroglyphics are the ancestors of comics. Before the advent...

Comics in the Classroom: Why Comics?

When I was in school, kids would slip comics inside their textbooks to read on the side. Comics were considered recreational reading at best,...

Comics in the Classroom: Teaching Content with Comics

Comics and graphic novels, also known as sequential art or graphic texts, combine images and text in sequence to convey meaning. Recently, the format...