Comic Strips allow Visual-Spatial Learners to demonstrate their knowledge in a way that is fun and effective for them. It also allows the Visual-Spatial Learners to use their strength in art as opposed to the written form.
Any child who can make a stick figure can learn to draw funny cartoons! Professional cartoonist and Cartoon Network animator Art Roche gives kids lots of tips and hands-on opportunities to turn their creative ideas into comic strip reality. Roche's emphasis is on original illustrations and personal vision, not tracing or copying someone else's style, so the process is free, fun, and engaging.
Educators today understand that literacy involves at least five processes: reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing. This thoughtful and practical book by a team of literacy experts offers classroom teachers a guide to using visual forms of information as tools for literacy development. The authors provide strategies for fostering visual and critical literacy competencies and increasing student engagement through the use of picture books, comic books, graphic novels, traditional films, anime, and other visual sources of information. Each chapter examines relevant research and theory, and presents practical applications for the classroom.