The United States Constitution: A Graphic Adaptation

  Written by Johnathon Hennessey Art by Aaron McConnell Appropriate for Grades: Middle School and up REVIEW In interesting times such as these, the laws and traditions of the United States are finding themselves hotly debated on a daily basis….

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Finding Inspiration: Comics as a Pathway to Reading

By Michael Gianfrancesco, Comics Education Outreach “Comics are a gateway drug to literacy.” —Art Spiegelman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Maus, A Survivor’s Tale When I first began teaching comics in the classroom over a dozen years ago, one of the…

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Looking for Focus Group Participants!

Calling all educators! Pop Culture Classroom is looking for participants for a focus group! PCC is starting the Graphic Novels Lending Library, a program where educators can rent graphic novel libraries for instructional purposes. We want graphic novels to be…

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Lumberjanes, Volume 1: Beware the Kitten Holy

Written by Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis Art by Brooke Allen Appropriate for Grades: 3rd grade and up REVIEW Full disclosure: When I was growing up, I was obsessed with all things related to summer camp. I loved Meatballs, and…

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Announcing the Comics Education Outreach (CEO) Program!

Contributed by: Jason Nisavic – 2/1/2017 Pop Culture Classroom is excited and proud to announce its newest program, Comics Education Outreach! Organized and managed by veteran teachers from across the United States, Comics Education Outreach (CEO) is dedicated to providing…

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Pop Culture Classroom Educator of the Year Award

Pop Culture Classroom is excited to announce our first-ever Pop Culture Educator of the Year Award! Pop culture is an incredible educational tool and our goal with this award is to recognize and honor educators who use pop culture to…

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Experience the Comix

Experience the Comix was created through a partnership between Illegal Pete’s and Pop Culture Classroom. Each year, tickets to Denver Comic Con—a program of Pop Culture Classroom—are given to middle and high school students with the goal of helping these…

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Third Annual Pop Culture Classroom Kids’ Comics Contest!

Calling all parents, educators, and comic book fans! Pop Culture Classroom is launching its third annual comic book contest for kids, and we’re asking for your help to spread the word to young comic book creators everywhere. Whether you know…

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Denver Comic Con Announces Ticket Sales Date for 2017 Event

Denver Comic Con (DCC), the pop culture fan event and program of Pop Culture Classroom, announced today that tickets will go on sale for the 2017 con on Friday, December 2 at 9 a.m. MST. The annual event will take…

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Changes to DCC Prop Policy for 2017

We’ve heard your concerns about safety, and we are taking a number of measures to make the con as safe and as family-friendly as possible.  We’re following in the footsteps of other cons such as Florida Supercon, Baltimore Comic Con…

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