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5 Science Fiction Recommendations for the Classroom

Students can learn history and context through the imaginative visions of some of the genre’s best-known creators with these five science fiction classroom recommendations.

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Trading Card Games as a Learning Tool

Trading card games like Pokémon can offer more than entertainment. They can also help promote social emotional learning and concrete educational outcomes for students.

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Share Your Feedback and Bring Pop Culture to Your Classroom

Talk to us! Each year, we provide direct services to hundreds of students and educators in Colorado and beyond. Pop Culture Classroom will use your feedback to shape our work to promote literacy, creative self-expression, and inclusive communities through pop culture. 

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2021 Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards: Book of the Year and Mosaic Award Nominees and Winners

These are the final nominees and winners for this year’s awards, which PCC began announcing last week. The titles were selected by juries and an advisory board of diverse professionals in education, library management, and publishing and represent the best in graphic literature across both fiction and non-fiction titles. 

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2021 Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards Winners

Pop Culture Classroom, a Colorado-based education, and community nonprofit, today announced the 2021 Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards for its Best in Children’s, Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Adult Graphic Literature awards. Since 2017, the organization has brought together experts from education, publishing, libraries, and the arts to evaluate the preceding year’s most compelling and educationally valuable works of graphic literature.

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2021 Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards Nominees

“This year’s EGL finalists truly represent the amazing depth and breadth of today’s graphic novels, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to celebrate the publishers and creators behind them,” said Pop Culture Classroom Program Manager, Tajshen Campbell, Ph.D. “These titles deserve a place on our bookshelves and in our students’ classrooms, where they can open exciting doors to learning and imagination for readers of all ages.”

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Local Students Create Comic for Colorado Pride

“Pride is coming up, and we think this is a beautiful addition to the celebration,” commented Pop Culture Classroom Education Program Manager Matt Slayter in prepared remarks for the comic’s release. “The students of Arvada High School have brought incredible thought, imagination, and passion to this project. The finished comic is educational, uplifting, and timely.”

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Aurora History That Pops! A New Interactive Program for Local Students and Educators

Aurora History Museum & Historic Sites and Pop Culture Classroom today launched “Aurora History That Pops!,” a new effort that offers middle and high school students interactive learning experiences that integrate education, self-expression, and play to:

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Congratulations to the 2017 Con4aCause Sweepstakes Winners!

Because of your support of Denver Pop Culture Con, we at Pop Culture Classroom are able to impact, inspire and educate children through our year-round educational programs and events. To thank you, our 2017 #Con4aCause…

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Introducing #Con4aCause – Thank You For Being Awesome

Surprise! You’re a Superhero! Thanks to your support of Denver Pop Culture Con, we are able to impact, inspire and educate children through our year-round educational programs and events. To thank you, we’re offering you…

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Full Lineup of Education Panels at DPCC’17 Available!

Denver Pop Culture Con 2017 is just around the corner! This year we have over 250 hours of education-based panels focusing on everything from teaching with cosplay to using board games in your classroom to…

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DPCC’17 PSA: 6 Ways to Have a Great time at DPCC with Your Kids

Wondering if you should bring the kids to DPCC? The answer is definitely yes! What sets DPCC apart from almost every other con is that we are produced by an educational non-profit Pop Culture Classroom.…

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DPCC’15 Celebrates Children’s Book Week

We’re really all just big kids here at Denver Pop Culture Con HQ, so it’s our pleasure to celebrate Children’s Book Week, May 4th (Be With You!) through May 10th. Established in 1919, Children’s Book…

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PCC announces first-ever comic book contest for kids!

DENVER, March 22, 2015 – Are you a comic book aficionado or graphic novel guru? Do you spend your free time sketching caped crusaders, alien landscapes, giant robots, otherworldly creatures, and other kinds of super-powered…

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