How comics can be the hero of English, history lessons

01/14/2014 | Edutopia.org

Teachers should consider using comic books to teach English and history lessons, high-school teacher David Cutler writes. In this blog post, he writes about his decision to assign "Kingdom Come," a story about an aging Superman. The comic, he writes, excited students about their work and were eager to discuss their observations. Cutler, a history, government and journalism teacher in Miami, writes that he also has used X-Men comics to teach students about intolerance and found that Iron Man stories help teach students about the American spirit.

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