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What Fun! Improve Literacy with 10 Free Comic Tools and Apps

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Overview

Improving literacy is challenging when learners are not engaged with the material. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. In this webinar, Shelly Terrell will share various free comic creation tools, as well as classroom activities that help improve literacy.




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Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: General
Last aired on: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 @ 1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Reading & Writing, Tools for Student Projects
Tags: comic creation tools, DOL611, Literacy, reading and writing, vocabulary

Reviews (40)

Full Member
 
Very informative - I really enjoyed your suggestions - thank you!
Full Member
+9
 
I enjoyed this webinar P.D.! Thank you for sharing:)
Full Member
+7
 
Sure wish the periodic table comic link still worked! This was such a wonderful webinar. I wrote down so many resources to try with my students. Thanks
Full Member
 
Great Webinar very informative. Cannot wait to use some of these comic websites in my lessons
Full Member
+1
 
Great Ideas. Thank you for sharing.
Full Member
+6
 
Great ideas. Thanks for sharing.
Basic Member
+5
 
What great ideas to get students excited about school. Thanks for the great writing ideas!
Full Member
+2
 
This will make kids excited to write
Full Member
 
This will making teaching topics that would otherwise be less than engaging, a lot more exciting!
Full Member
 
Love the resources shared and the lesson ideas that you presented. I can't wait to have students create their original comics.
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