Connecting the enthusiasm of young adults for graphic novels while promoting literacy by encouraging extensive reading and reflective response
Specs: 8.5″ x 11″; 120 pages
In Graphic Detail: Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom is a professional development resource for educators looking to fully harness the literacy power of the graphic novel and motivate struggling and at-risk students. This valuable resource provides numerous strategies for incorporating graphic novels into any classroom, and includes graphic organizers, self-assessment pages, book lists, and more.
David Booth is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning at OISE, University of Toronto. For over 40 years, he has been involved in education as a classroom teacher, consultant, professor, researcher, speaker, and author. At the University of Toronto, his students have included teachers, administrators, and artists enrolled in the Pre-Service, Master, and Doctoral programs in education. He has authored many teacher reference books and textbooks in all areas of curriculum development: the arts, drama, literacy, and media. From 2008 to 2012, he held the Elizabeth Thorn Research Chair of the Centre for Literacy at the Schulich School of Education at Nipissing University.
An internationally respected authority on education, David has addressed educators and parents across Canada and around the world. He has won many awards for his classroom teaching, for his contributions to the teaching of reading and the arts in education, and for his books for young people, and has been awarded honorary lifetime memberships in educational drama organizations in Canada, the United States, and England.
Kathleen Gould Lundy is the Coordinator of Destination Arts at York University and the Principal Investigator of All I’s on Education: Imagination, Integration, and Innovation, an intensive study currently taking place in 10 school boards across Ontario, which is intended to provide a foundation for the implementation of interdisciplinary assessment and evaluation in math, science, and the arts. Kathleen has coordinated the writing of a number of curriculum documents, including The Treasure Chest: Story, Drama and Dance/Movement in Motion, a resource developed in partnership with the Danny Grossman Dance Company. She has published a number of professional books, including What do I do about the kid who…? 50 ways to turn teaching into learning.
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