Monthly Archives: February 2017

Six Reasons To Use Comics in Your Classroom

by Lisa Simon, Ph.D. Whether you know it or not, it’s likely that comics already have a significant place in your classroom – in your students’ backpacks and desks and on their phones. Bringing comics into your teaching lets you take advantage of the high interest they engender. It’s also a great way to make…
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Literacy Beat’s Review of Story Shares

By Thomas DeVere Wolsey Written for Literacy Beat   Recently, I participated in a Twitter chat hosted by the International Literacy Association #ILAChat and Sam Patterson (@SamPatue) on the topic of the Association’s latest What’s Hot in Literacy report. While there, I met the Story Shares team. In their own words, “Story Shares is a…
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