Comics are a powerful teaching tools that provide educators with engaging visual content to support all learners. Not only are the appealing and kid-friendly, they provide an opportunity for reluctant readers to visualize as they read, as well as providing a means for reluctant writers to communicate a story with a beginning, middle, and end. There has been a lot of attention focusing on the benefits of using comics in the classroom. Here are some resources for getting started:
Rationale for use:
Tom Hark and Lori Weinstein have created a list of ways comics relate to Multiple Intelligences on their Story Ark blog, which I have captured and republished here:
| Story Ark Comics, Manga and Flash Teaching via kwout
Free and User-Friendly Web 2.0 Tools: Create Your Own Comics
Click below to view my collection of Cool Tools for Creating Comics in the Classroom on Scoop It.