Five Simple Things from C.J. Tilley

Five Simple Things It’s Easy to Overlook About Comics by C.J. Tilley

So… this is really cool. A great article in School Library Journal that deals very candidly with the comics in the classroom issue. It offers a brief history of comics in America and then delves into things even we champions of the medium overlook. The main point here is… no, comics are not a fix-all-your-problems-and-turn-every-student-into-a-reader holy grail type tool, but they ARE a great resource that meet many a standard AND they definitely belong in schools. My favorite point in the whole article? “It’s OK to call them comics…”