Digital Comics and How to Use Them in the Classroom

One of the common questions I receive is, “How do I use Solution Squad in my classroom?” That’s a fair question to which I have an unfair answer. I generally don’t use the physical book in my classroom. I have copies on hand for kids to read, but the physical book really isn’t meant for […]

Teaching with Jim McClain’s Solution Squad, Part 1

We have published our first graphic novel, available here and here, but now the question is, “How do we teach with it?” The answer follows! In my seventh grade classroom yesterday, I polled my students to find out how many of them had never read a comic book or a graphic novel. I was pleased to […]