Reading & Literacy Opinion

Boys and Comics

By Richard Whitmire — May 07, 2010 1 min read
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In my book I write about a promising experiment in Maryland schools that melds the two. Here’s another interesting idea called Bitstrips for Schools.

Says Shahan Panth from Bitstrips:

We didn't develop our comic-making software with boys especially in mind, but since going online 7 months ago, we've heard from many, many teachers that it's doing wonders to motivate boys who are usually disruptive or indifferent to start paying attention, take an interest in writing and reveal their creativity.

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