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Graphic Novels and the Common Core: Meeting the Standards

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Description: Graphic novels are an ideal format for the Common Core, meeting standards in Reading, Math, Science, and Social Science.  Hear a school librarian, academics, and comics creators as they show how school librarians can use graphic novels in their classrooms and how public librarians can help teachers and students find the best graphic novels.

Presenter(s): Josh Elder, Katharine Kan, Karen Gavigan

Format: Panel Discussion

Types of libraries:

  • Academic
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Public
  • School/Media Center


  • Collection Development
  • Instruction
  • Literacy
  • Professional Development
  • Youth Services

Additional comments: Common Core State Standards is a major topic of discussion in schools and public libraries.  Our panel will explore creative ways of meeting CCSS while making education enjoyable for students and their teachers.

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This is sure to be a great session!