Archive for 2013-2014 school year

Teacher Comics: Two Kinds of Prior Knowledge

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on January 22, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: World War Mustache

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 21, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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It’s interesting that most students’ knowledge of World War II is very Euro-centric outside of Hiroshima… but y’know, if you think about the mustaches of WWII, this kid is absolutely right.

Teacher Comics: Overheard this gem

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , on January 16, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Upon further listening in, it was agreed that Tyranno-Sorcerous HEX was perhaps a more metal name…

Teacher Comics: I do SO have good taste…

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on January 15, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Seriously everyone… if you haven’t read Code Name Verity, do yourself a favor and put it on your To Read pile. It’s an award-winning example of how great historical fiction can be with a few plot twists worthy of even the trickiest spy novels in the genre.

Teacher Comics: Real reasons

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on January 14, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Code Name Class Novel

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on January 13, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Anyone out there read Code Name Verity? I’ll be talking about the book a lot in the comic over the next few weeks…

Teacher Comics: Holiday PSA

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , on December 18, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Questions answered!

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on December 16, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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Over the summer, I made an offer on Tumblr: Ask me any question you like and I will answer it in comic form. For the upcoming winter break, I’m making that same offer. Leave a question in the comics and if it strikes my fancy, I will give it the comic strip treatment. If I don’t get any questions I’m taking the rest of 2013 off from comic making… so get to it!

Teaching Comics: Vocal training

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on December 12, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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This is a thing my ST complained about quite a few times. I can’t remember it being much a problem for me when I was coming up, but many of my colleagues confirmed that yes, it took awhile for them to modulate the tone and pitch of their voices for the classroom. It makes sense, when you think about it. Most theatrical performers have to get quality vocal training.

Teaching Comics: Back in the saddle

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , on December 5, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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Hooray, it’s the last day of these Prismacolored comics! Thanks for putting up with them!