Study: Comic books may help students who struggle with reading

07/21/2010 | Vancouver Sun (British Columbia), The

Comic books and graphic novels may help boys and students who struggle with learning disabilities become more interested in reading, according to a study from the Canadian Council on Learning. The study shows comics help students learn to track text on a printed page, follow a narrative, understand symbols and relate stories to their life experiences. "I think what we define as reading needs to change," one teacher said.

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