Books

The Grasshopper Review

“Everyone alive is in fact engaged in playing elaborate games, while at the same time believing themselves to be going about their ordinary affairs…..Whatever occupation

The Long Tail of Education

In 2006, Chris Anderson wrote “The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More“. In it, he detailed how the advent

Bad for You: Exposing the War against Fun

There is something very appropriate about using a comic book to look at the habits of society to demonize youth culture. I say this because comics

5 holiday gifts for the EFL/ESL teacher

With the holidays fast approaching I wanted to share some gift Ideas for the EFL ESL teacher in your life. (Remember that you can always

Book Review: The Pride of Baghdad

Based on a true story, this graphic novel follows the path of a pride of lions as they escape from Baghdad Zoo, and the struggles that they experience in living free.

Everything I Learned From Comics: xkcd And Education

It is doubtful anyone in the education field would find it appropriate to tell a student your parents are Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus. But it does raise a very interesting question about how educators deal with students who question the teacher.

Ugly Koreans Ugly Americans

While not really a comic book, more an illustrated guide, this book is a must read for any teacher in Korea, and has proved invaluable

Calvin And Hobbes

Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Waterson One of the most successful and longest-running comic strips was Calvin and Hobbes. Telling the story of a young