EGL Awards Blog | 2018 Awards Finalists

Pop Culture Classroom and KidLit TV Team Up to Unveil Finalists for Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards 2018!

Friends, mark your calendars and be sure to visit and bookmark https://kidlit.tv/ExcellenceInGraphicLiteratureAwards2018 so you know exactly where to go on the big day! We’re excited to announce that Pop Culture Classroom has partnered with children’s literature authority and content streaming…

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The Classroom Blog

How Using Comics Can Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills

My name is Adam Kullberg and I’m pretty sure I have the best job in the world. I (and my teammates) get the honor of helping teachers, parents and students discover how fun it can be to increase literacy, ignite…

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5 Micro Graphic Novel Reviews to Kickstart Your 2018

  By Erik Kallenborn So, I’ve been on a quest to write 365 blog reviews/reflections in 365 days. As I write this, I am on day 119, and I have not missed a day yet! If you want to follow…

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The EGL Awards Blog

A Newbie’s Guide to Teaching Comics

Guest Post by John C. Weaver, Williamsport Area High School So, you’ve decided to bring graphic novels in the classroom, have you? Excellent! You’ll find it immensely gratifying, and your students will love it. Comics and graphic novels immediately engage…

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The Classroom Blog

How to Get Free (or Almost Free) Comics for Your Classroom

Last Updated: 12/20/17 Eager to get started using comics and graphic novels to help your students improve reading skills, increase exposure to STEM topics, or just generally spark a love of learning across a wider range of learners? If you’re…

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The EGL Awards Blog

Introducing the EGL Mosaic Award

In our previous post we covered why we believe the time is right for the EGL Awards. In today’s post we begin our ongoing series that introduces each of the awards, and gives you more background on why and how…

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The PCC Classroom Blog | Educator of the Year

Announcing the 2nd Annual Educator of the Year Award

Pop Culture Classroom is excited to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2nd annual Pop Culture Educator of the Year Award! At PCC, we believe that pop culture is an incredible educational tool. The Pop Culture Educator…

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The EGL Awards Blog

Why It’s the Perfect Time to Recognize and Celebrate Graphic Literature

When we came together to create the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, the first question we asked was whether there was a need for such a thing; would it be different from all the other comics-industry awards? The answer is…

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Using Humor in the Classroom

  By Michael Mannix I used to teach 7th grade English, and one of the best parts was that anything I read, watched on TV—anything—could be an artifact for the classroom. Some of these artifacts seemed more obvious—like a New…

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The EGL Awards Blog

Introducing the Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards

Comics and graphic novels are taking a leading role in driving the circulation of libraries, and students are reading them from pre-K through higher education, in every learning environment possible. More today than ever before, readership and content accurately reflect…

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