Category Archives: novel study

No flying, no tights.

I am beginning to prepare a workshop on graphic novels in the classroom with the afore-mentioned Susan Ma.  We will be presenting at the BCTELA (British Columbia Teachers of English Language Arts) regional conference in Courtney on the Feb district … Continue reading

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Graphic novels: an interview with my friend Susan Ma…

I work with a wonderful person named Susan Ma at Vancouver Kidsbooks. She has studied extensively the genre called ‘graphic novels.’ While she continues to explore the potential of the genre, she also helps me make connections to the classroom … Continue reading

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Novel Study 2.0

Historically, one reason for mass public education was to expose all children to a series of common experiences, thereby creating and solidifying a common culture. This common culture is a foundation of patriotism and nationalistic spirit – generally speaking – … Continue reading

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