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Teaching Comics: Double double, toil and trouble

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on October 31, 2013 by Christopher Pearce


book project #2

Posted in illustration with tags , , , , on September 8, 2010 by Christopher Pearce

The second illustration for a proposed illustration gig. Here’s some text from the book:

In a 2009 poll conducted by the Folger Shakespeare Library’s Education Department, 75% of the 704 teachers who responded said that they taught themselves how to teach Shakespeare. A few said they had learned some approaches in an undergraduate methods course. Others said that they searched for lesson ideas online. Many said they got ideas from a colleague or from the textbook they were using. One high school teacher from Hamden, Connecticut summed up the comments of many others: “I beg, borrow and steal ideas from any resource I can get.