Below is video of our San Diego Comic-Con panel, "You Have to Read the Pictures, Too: Visual Literacy and Analyzing Graphic Texts with Students." I really enjoyed our wide-ranging discussion on the power of comics in the classroom and I hope it will be helpful to educators, librarians, and creators.
Thank you to all of the panelists! Follow them on Twitter for great comics information and discussion:
Rachelle Cruz @rawqeli
Derek Heid @MrHeid_TVHS
Laurence Tan @LTzy11
Tony Weaver, Jr. @TonyWeaverJr
And be sure to get Talia Hurwich and Meryl Jaffe's fantastic new book: Worth a Thousand Words: Using Graphic Novels to Teach Visual and Verbal Literacy.
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Tracy Edmunds is an educational consultant specializing in curriculum development, project and online management, editing, and writing.