Cooking Up Groovy Graphics

in the iClassroom

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Groovy Graphics...

How will you use graphic novels & comic creation apps in your iClassroom to support your curricular & project-based needs? This hands-on workshop will blend visible thinking strategies and augmented additives to redefine how you use comic creation apps in your classroom while showcasing multiple student-created examples. Explore, Create, Share, and get your Comic Groove on! Bring your iPad!


Objectives


  • Explore a variety of comic creation apps and tools.
  • Explore curricular examples of how comic creation and graphic novel apps can be purposefully integrated into digital storytelling and across the K-12 curriculum.
  • Create a digital artifact and reflect on the process.
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Activating Prior Knowledge...

  • Step 1: Click on the KW Padlet Wall link. (Miami Device 2014 Version)
  • Step 2: Add your Twitter handle and/or Name in your post. / Add what you know about comics and graphics in the classroom in the "What I Know" section
  • Step 3: Add your Twitter handle and/or Name in your post. / Add what you want to know or what you wonder about comics and graphics in the classroom in the "Want to Know" section
  • Step 4: Be Ready to discuss

Exploring Curricular Content, Inspiration, and Integration

  • Step 1: Explore the Graphic Novel Books and Apps for Curricular Inspiration
  • Step 2: Explore the Apps for Creating Comics to add a Comic Creation app to your iCookbook
  • Step 3: Explore the Student-Created Curricular Integration Examples for additional Authentic Curricular Inspiration
  • Step 4: Complete the Visible Thinking Stem See/Think/Wonder with an Elbow Partner
  • Step 5: Be Ready to Take Comics to the Next Level (Let's Kick it Up a Notch)!
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1. Graphic Novel Books and Apps

2. Apps that Create Comics

Creative Companion Apps

Comic Maker HS Science

Comics Aren't Just For Kids....

100+ Student Comic Creation Curricular Examples

Explore 100+ Student-Created Comic and Cartoon Lessons/Examples

4. See/Think/Wonder Visible Thinking

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5. Let's Kick it Up a Notch!

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BWOK: Kicking it Up a Notch!

  • Step B: Behold Augmented Reality, Thinglinks, and Virtual Worlds
  • Step W: Wicked-Good Teacher Created Comic Resources for Students
  • Step O: Obtain Ideas for Interactives
  • Step K: Be in the Know


BWOK

B: Behold Augmented Reality, Thinglinks, and Virtual Worlds

Living Comics

O: Obtain Ideas for Interactives

What Interactives Can You Add to a Thinglink?

How will you Design Thinking with Thinglink?

K: Be in the Know....

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Making Thinking Visible

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Thinking Reflections with Comics


  • Step 1: Create a one-cell comic with two thought bubbles and complete the thinking stems above
  • Step 2: Post your thinking reflection comic to the Padlet board linked here

Brainstorming

Brainstorm Lesson Integration Ideas

Brainstorm Lesson Integration Ideas for Integrating Comics and Cartoon Creation

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Comic Life in the Classroom

Comic Life Classroom

Clever WEB Alternatives to Comic Creation Apps

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Additional Web Tools for Comics