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Visual Thesaurus

I stumbled upon a neat site the other day.  It’s called Visual Thesaurus.  It acts as a dictionary and a thesaurus  all in a mind-map format.  Check out the sample, and be sure to hover your cursor over the junctions. … Continue reading

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Exactly!

This is such a perfect example of the time and energy that students are willing to dedicate to an issue/topic in which they’re interested.  A textbook example of authentic inquiry. Physics Inquiry It’s pretty awesome.

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Visits with The Adolescent Literacy Network

The week I gave a short presentation to the Adolescent Literacy Network on graphic novels and comics.  The ALN is composed (mostly) of literacy consultants and helping teachers from districts all over BC – whoever wants to come (from what … Continue reading

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Back in the Game

I forgot to say before… I think I will be doing a version of my graphic novel workshop at the begining of April for the Adolescent Literacy Network here in Vancouver.  I say “version” because Susan won’t be there at … Continue reading

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Vancouver Pro-d Graphic Novel PPT

Graphic Novels and the New 8-12 ELA IRP (Vancouver) Alright. Here is the PowerPoint that we used at the Vancouver pro-d. The bibliography will be up shortly. We hope that everyone enjoyed our composite session on Friday. It was great … Continue reading

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coming soon

Susan Ma and I presented a workshop on graphic novels and ties to the new ELA 8-12 IRP at the Vancouver district pro-d literacy conference today.  We think it went well.  We will post our PowerPoint and bibliography here soon.  … Continue reading

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