Posts Tagged ‘ comics in the classroom ’

The 11 Top Comics in Classrooms (& Free Resources for Each)

October 11, 2019
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The 11 Top Comics in Classrooms (& Free Resources for Each)

CBLDF’s recent groundbreaking survey offered concrete evidence that teachers and students are embracing comics as valuable tools in the classroom. Across ages and demographics, the study showed who are using comics, what comics they’re using, what obstacles comics face in classrooms, and a path forward for how educators and the industry can work together to advance…

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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

October 2, 2019
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CBLDF’s Comics In Education Survey Reveals Top Comics in Schools & A Broad Embrace of the Format

Portland, Oregon 10/2/2019 — Results of a survey released today by Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, the industry’s leading voice for free speech advocacy and education, offers concrete evidence of what has been long been believed true but unverified: teachers and students are embracing comics as valuable tools in the classroom. This groundbreaking work offers…

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Adding Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass To Your Library or Classroom Collection

July 31, 2019
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Adding Lumberjanes: The Infernal Compass To Your Library or Classroom Collection

It can be difficult for educators and librarians to find professional reviews of comics and graphic novels in the best of situations, due in part to the small section of revered outlets that review comics. But for a successful series like Lumberjanes, it can become impossible to track down information to support the inclusion of…

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New CBLDF Webinar Addressing Barriers to Comics

July 30, 2019
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New CBLDF Webinar Addressing Barriers to Comics

Developing a Classroom Collection 101: Addressing Barriers to Comics Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm PST  Do you want to develop a comics and graphic novel collection for your classroom or library, but don’t know where to start? Do you need help expanding an existing collection? Even though comics are an…

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Time is Running Out to Take CBLDF Survey and Win Comics!

July 29, 2019
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Time is Running Out to Take CBLDF Survey and Win Comics!

Teachers! Help CBLDF today and be automatically entered to win a classroom comics library! There’s still time to take CBLDF’s survey about comics in the classroom! This quick questionnaire asks teachers to help us understand how they’re using comics in schools, and what new resources they would like to see us create. As a thank you, all…

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Take This Quick Survey and Help CBLDF Today!

July 10, 2019
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Take This Quick Survey and Help CBLDF Today!

Teachers! Help CBLDF and be entered to win a classroom comics library! There’s still time to take CBLDF’s survey about comics in the classroom! This quick questionnaire asks teachers to help us understand how they’re using comics in schools, and what new resources they would like to see us create. As a thank you, all participants are…

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CBLDF Announces Exclusives, Signings, and New Programs for Comic-Con!

July 3, 2019
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CBLDF Announces Exclusives, Signings, and New Programs for Comic-Con!

It’s that special time of year where die-hard fans from every corner of the globe and every type of fandom start gearing up for San Diego Comic-Con, the largest convention in the comics-sphere. From July 18 – 21, 2019 you can find Comic Book Legal Defense Fund at Booth #1918 nonstop, plus our Annual Welcome…

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Adding My Brother’s Husband to Your Library or Classroom

June 27, 2019
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Adding My Brother’s Husband to Your Library or Classroom

Gengoroh Tagame’s award-winning manga series My Brother’s Husband (Japanese: Otōto no Otto) has been hailed by critics and creators all over the world as a fascinating look at family, homophobia, cultural differences, and grief. Serialized in Japan from 2014 to 2017, the series was published in the U.S., translated by the acclaimed and talented Anne Ishii, in two omnibuses…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Drama

June 19, 2019
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Drama

Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the…

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Adding Lumberjanes to Your Library or Classroom Collection

June 14, 2019
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Adding Lumberjanes to Your Library or Classroom Collection

This article offers resources for adding the first volume of Lumberjanes to a classroom, curriculum, or library. It also outlines information important in case the work is challenged. The series is an award-winning series that features great LGBTQ+ characters and a vast selection of positive fem… Hardcore Lady Type characters. Surprisingly, Lumberjanes is not loudly challenged or banned, perhaps through of…

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