Tag Archives: Pop culture Education

Phoenix Comicon Retrospective Pop Style: Utopian/Dystopian Societies

Phoenix Comicon 2013 has come to an end. It was another year of great experiences. The highlight of the event for us at Pop Goes the Classroom was the Utopian/Dystopian Societies facilitated discussion on Sunday afternoon. We started this last … Continue reading

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ISSUES OF U.S. COPYRIGHT LAW RELATING TO THE USE OF MOVIES IN THE CLASSROOM

Classrooms in Public Schools and Nonprofit Educational Institutions: Rented or Purchased Movies May Be Played By Teachers Without a License by James A. Frieden, Esq. www.teachwithmovies.org Section 110(1) of Title 17 of the United States Code grants a specific exemption … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic Con 2011 Retrospective

San Diego Comic Con 2011 Retrospective “Don’t let it be forgotten that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment…” Fandom Conventions are about community and San Diego Comic Con is the largest gathering of the fandom community … Continue reading

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San Diego Comic Con and the Comic Arts Convention

San Diego is the premier pop culture arts convention in the United States. Preview night is tonight. Everyone attends San Diego Comic Con for different reasons. For me it’s because of the Comic Arts Convention that runs concurrently with the … Continue reading

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New York Times: Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom 9/15/2010

Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom Gillian Laub for The New York Times Class Media Nicole Dodson, Dakota Jerome Solbakken and Nadine Clements, students at Quest to Learn, a New York City public school, play a game they … Continue reading

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Hermione Granger: The Heroine Women Have Been Waiting For

Laura Hibbard Assistant Editor, Social News, Huffington Post Back in the day, I thought Belle was hardcore. Before you make your judgments, let’s take a look at some of the only other women role models I had to choose from … Continue reading

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Comic Books in the History Classroom | Teachinghistory.org

Comic Books in the History Classroom Jul 9 2011 Rwany Sibaja is a PhD student of History at George Mason University and a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for History and New Media. He previously taught high school history … Continue reading

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Edutopia Summer Professional Development: Making Lessons Come Alive in the Classroom with the Xbox Kinect

By Dan Jones 6/1/11 Today’s guest blogger, Dan Jones, is a middle school social studies and language arts teacher in Mansfield, OH. Something about movie magic intrigues me. It was fascinating, for instance, to find out that actors in my … Continue reading

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