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Teacher Comics: Burning questions from students about My Friend Dahmer

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , , on May 7, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Hey everybody, one last reminder: If you’re in Southwest Ohio, I’m giving a talk about my teacher journal comics and how they influence my work as an educator tonight at Miami University Middletown’s Verity Lodge! Please come, it’s tonight at 6 PM. I will be giving away free mini-comics of my work.

Teacher Comics: My Friend Dahmer Q&A with Derf Backderf!

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , , on May 6, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Apologies to Derf for the drawing.

Teacher Comics: Technology and Author Visits

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , , on May 5, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Preparing to talk with Derf

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , on May 4, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Author visit!

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , on April 30, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Spiegelman, Pekar, and visual metaphor

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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This was an interesting aspect of the unit – students who read the book quickly had to train themselves to go back and look for certain aspects of the art that reflected the writing.¬†Believe me when I say, for most students, going back and re-reading is such an alien concept; most don’t even want to read something once, let alone twice for context and deeper reflection!

Teacher Comics: Where we’re going, we don’t need roads…

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on April 28, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Students had a TON of conversations about the recurring motif of roads in My Friend Dahmer. They were awesome discussions…¬†which were totally debunked by the author when we talked to him.

Teacher Comics: Comics > Govenor Bradford’s Journals

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , on April 27, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Devouring My Friend Dahmer

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , on April 23, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: Journaling about Theme

Posted in 2014-2015 school year with tags , , , , , , , on April 22, 2015 by Christopher Pearce

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