[Library Media] AP students and comic books

Fawn BMorgan fawnbmorgan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 10:44:21 MDT 2017


...albeit, with a few more clothes :-)

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:30 AM, Fawn BMorgan <fawnbmorgan at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I always used Xena as my action hero persona.
>
> 😀 Fawn
>
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Fawn BMorgan <fawnbmorgan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Love it!
>>
>> Fawn
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:17 AM, Justin Brooksby <jbrooksby at uen.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> This reminds me of an episode of Girl Meets World that I happened to see
>>> my kids watching last week. Lol...
>>>
>>> http://comicbook.com/2015/07/27/the-dark-knight-returns-used
>>> -as-major-plot-point-in-girl-meets-w/
>>>
>>> “...the episode is titled “Girl Meets the New Teacher.” Said new teacher
>>> is Harper Burgess, who uses Miller’s 1986 Batman story as part of her
>>> lesson plan, right alongside Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. The dark
>>> and violent graphic novel is challenged by the school’s principal, in a
>>> showdown apparently meant to mirror the confrontation between Batman and
>>> Superman in TKDR.”
>>>
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Justin Brooksby
>>> Professional Development Manager
>>> Utah Education Network
>>> Office: 801-581-5366
>>> Twitter @brooksby <https://twitter.com/brooksby>
>>> uen.org/development/ <http://www.uen.org/development/>
>>>
>>> On Apr 12, 2017, at 8:37 AM, Fawn BMorgan <fawnbmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> The result for AP students studying classics in comic book format in
>>> this article was fascinating and the parallel with Americans burning comic
>>> books and Nazis burning any book was equally so!
>>>
>>> "We’re seeing a paradigm shift of people translating images more
>>> fluently than text — think of Snapchat or Instagram. It’s a natural shift
>>> for kids to move into the pairing of text and images because that’s what
>>> they’re given on a constant daily basis. So it makes sense for teachers to
>>> utilize (graphic novels and comics) more.”
>>>
>>> How English students are discovering classics through comics -
>>> http://www.deseretnews.com/865677228/
>>>
>>> Fawn Morgan
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