Posts Tagged ‘ meryl jaffe ’

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Astronaut Academy

September 18, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: Astronaut Academy

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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Back to School with Comics: Raising a Reader!

August 4, 2015
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Back to School with Comics: Raising a Reader!

Whether you have a student who is a reluctant reader, a student who needs more support, or a student who will read anything you put in front of him or her, CBLDF’s Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! is a great resource for educators. With more than…

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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Plain Janes

July 31, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels in Education: The Plain Janes

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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In Stores Now: Latest Edition of CBLDF’s Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read!

April 29, 2015
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Raising a Reader

With Free Comic Book Day coming up, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is delighted that the latest edition of our proven resource, Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read! is in stores today! With more than 80,000 copies in print, Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic…

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Using Graphic Novels In Education: Ms. Marvel

April 10, 2015
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Using Graphic Novels In Education: Ms. Marvel

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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CBLDF to Release US & UK Versions of Raising A Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love to Read!

February 27, 2015
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CBLDF to Release US & UK Versions of Raising A Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love to Read!

Just in time for Children’s Book Week, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is proud to release a new printing of Raising a Reader! How Comics & Graphic Novels Can Help Your Kids Love To Read!, CBLDF’s signature resource for parents and educators about the learning benefits of comics! By popular demand, we are also releasing…

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On MLK Day, Explore Civil Rights and Black History Through Graphic Novels

January 19, 2015
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On MLK Day, Explore Civil Rights and Black History Through Graphic Novels

Today we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For educators, librarians and parents looking for an accessible way to help young people explore the Civil Rights Movement and the legacy of slavery in American history, we’ve gathered together some topical Using Graphic Novels in Education columns by Meryl Jaffe. Using…

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A Discussion Guide that Protects the Right to Read!

October 9, 2014
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A Discussion Guide that Protects the Right to Read!

Now that you have your very own copy of the CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 (it came out yesterday, so get to your local comic shop post haste if you haven’t!), it’s time for discussion, and we have just the tool: “Protecting the Right to Read: The CBLDF Liberty Annual Speaks,” a discussion and teaching guide…

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Keeping Comics in the Curriculum

September 26, 2014
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Keeping Comics in the Curriculum

Once upon a time, students smuggled their favorite comic books into class to distract themselves from their lessons. But today, those students have grown up and taken on teaching positions of their own, and fans of comic books, graphic novels, and art and literature in general have realized that comic books can be used not only…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 6: Comics in Education, Live from NYCC!

September 10, 2014
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 6: Comics in Education, Live from NYCC!

In this episode, we present a live panel from New York Comic Con 2013, featuring a “Who’s Who” in All-Ages Graphic Novels. The panel is a roundtable on using Comics in the Classroom, and we hear from (among others) author and educator Meryl Jaffe, author Jenni Holm (Babymouse, Squish), cartoonist Matt Holm (Babymouse, Squish), cartoonist…

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