Tip of the Week

August 1, 2022

Graphic novels get a bad rap

Graphic novels sometimes get a bad rap. Some people don’t view them as real literature, and detractors worry that their students are missing out by not reading more traditional books. Yet research tells a different story. Evidence has shown that graphic novels generate a love of reading, especially in reluctant readers. According to a number of studies, students who read graphic novels aren’t missing out at all. In fact, they’re practicing and gaining a number of important academic skills. Data shows that graphic novels promote better recall, increase vocabulary, and strengthen reading comprehension skills. Learn more here



Originally posted November 18, 2019