The Power of Toons! - History Gal

The Power of Toons!

Today, I'm joining up with Teaching Trio for Technology Thursday!

I love comics and I especially like to incorporate comics and toons into my lessons.
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3 Reasons You Should Use Cartoon Images in Your Class:
1. Toons make boring lessons, homework, worksheets, and even tests more fun.
2. They make high school students smile (believe me, high school students can be a tough audience!)
3. It shows students you have a sense of humor.
Don't know where to find great cartoon images? One of my favorite illustrators has some awesome resources for teachers! Since 1996, Ron Leishman has been putting up awesome toons daily on his site Toonaday. You'll have to sign up for a free account, but once you do, you can download his daily toon and access the last 30 days of toons. You are free to use these toons in your classroom and for personal use. If you'd like more of his toons and/or would like to use his toons for commercial use, Ron has a Teachers Pay Teachers Store: Ron Leishman Digital Toonage and a subscription site called ToonClipart.

What are you waiting for? Go add some humor to your classes!

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  1. Hi,

    I agree that anytime you can use humor in a lesson, it not only makes it more interesting to most, but also makes it "stick" even better. Thanks for the website. It sounds really fun.

    Sugar Cube Learning

  2. Can't wait to use the website! Thanks for the tip!

  3. Thank you for sharing, Andrea. Can't wait to try it.


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