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Monday, August 15, 2016
Educational Links 8/16/15
As Millions of Kids Return to School, Common
Sense Education Ramps Up Commitment to "Digital Citizenship for All" to
Prepare Students to Navigate and Succeed in a Fast-Moving Digital World
Comic books have long been contraband in the classroom. These colorful
stories are most often thought of as a distraction hidden behind the
math book for slacking students. However, modern graphic novels have
emerged as an effective teaching tool that can help improve literacy,
explain complex concepts, and get students excited about reading. Many
are beginning to view them as literature.