The more you look into what is happening with comics in education, the more likely you are to find great things. Carlos Salazar is teaching an elementary ESL class in Detroit and is raising money to bring comics to life in his classroom and develop literacy skills in his students.
Mr. Salazar is trying to buy academically rigorous comics for his ESL classroom at Southwest Detroit Lighthouse Academy. Please take the time to read his project proposal at DonorsChoose.org by clicking on this link.
And remember, if you have a great project that you're working on which brings comics and education together, don't hesitate to get in contact with us. We'd love to promote it!
Carlos reached his fundraising goal. Congratulations! I look forward to hearing more about how his efforts go in the coming months.
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Dr. Glen Downey is an award-winning children's author, educator, and academic from Oakville, Ontario. He works as a children's writer for Rubicon Publishing, a reviewer for PW Comics World, an editor for the Sequart Organization, and serves as the Chair of English and Drama at The York School in Toronto.