The Gutter‘s own Comics Editor was kindly invited to join the “Comics in the Classroom” roundtable at Books And Adventures with Dee Pirko from Girls Read Comics Too, educator and editor Lisa Fary from Pink Raygun, writer Louie Stowell and Adele Walsh from Melbourne’s Centre for Youth Literature.
Peter Gutierrez writes about Sherlock Holmes and John Watson and asks, “[S]hould a fan allow for the fact that the archetypal nature of a beloved character naturally, even inevitably, leads to updates that a purist might object to?”
Ben Bertoli tries out a new management system in the classroom: ClassRealm. “The system would have [role-playing game] elements and focus on various achievements. I made the achievements tiered so students would be able to earn the lower ones quickly and get a sense of how it felt […]
I always get a boost of industrious energy this time of year, and a renewed sense of purpose. All those years of back-to-school excitement have left me with a nigh-Pavlovian response to Labour Day. I’m one of those (apparently rare) few who actually liked school from kindergarten onwards, […]
Have you talked to your child about Star Wars? This edutational video can help parents guide their children to make the right choices.
Microsoft Education: Core compentencies: Humor. What is your proficiency level? (via @Hodgman)