Afterschool coordinators and teachers from all over Northern New Hampshire attended this week’s conference, “Igniting the Spark: Integrating Creativity into Youth Programming” (made possible by the North Country Health Consortium and AANNH). Participants explored using comics, music, dance, and writing to enliven their youth programs and teaching practices.
Comics Workshop participants experimented with graphic character design, representation of teaching models in cartoon metaphors, and reading cultural & community influences in comics texts. Here are some sample photos and artwork: Read the rest of this entry »
Students in Milan, NH are interviewing their neighbors about how they use math and science in their jobs. They interviewed Marek about all the fractions and decimals that go into publishing a book of comics.
Here are some sample pages from our comics inspired by (and taking place around) Henniker, NH: Read the rest of this entry »
We spent Friday finishing, publishing, and distributing our mini-comics for the annual Creature Comics Convention at the Monadnock Humane Society.Â
June’s Diamond Bookshelf for teachers and librarians features a profile of our Henniker-San RamÃ³n Comics Exchange.Â (The Diamond Bookshelf print edition #3 contains a two-page spread about the program; you can get your copy at trade shows and conventions around the country this summer!)
Students in CESESMA’s “Promotores” program drew these comics during a February class of the Henniker-San RamÃ³n Comics Exchange in the village of Yucul (click on each comic for a full-size image):
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