Category Archives: Comics

Sunday’s Best: Misreading the Screen

Today’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend is another nice episode of “online follies” with Paige and the Fox family.  Online learning is a whole new world in lots of ways, it seems. (image from gocomics.com)

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Prince and Plague

Today was our first day back in classrooms with students.  It was a kind of “preview” day with just a small selection of students present, but it was really nice to have others in the room.  How strange that it’s … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Same

This recent WuMo strip brings out something true on multiple levels.  But at the basic level it’s just true: these two “vocations” just aren’t the same. (image from gocomics.com)

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Clearer Vision?

It’s crazy to think that the next thing we get from the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to be a television show.  But that’s exactly what’s about to happen if WandaVision drops before Black Widow makes it into the theaters.  … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Calvin and the Book of Amos

There’s this judgment passed in the book of Amos that reads a lot like today’s classic Calvin and Hobbes strip by Bill Watterson.  Except instead of a lion, bear, and snake, it’s just Hobbes and Hobbes. (image from gocomics.com)

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When Things Go Nineteen

Thanks to Stephen King, I always notice when the number 18 pops up.  Like in this new Frazz comic strip by Jef Mallet at gocomics.com.

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Email Excitement

Today I received an email from an author that has been shaping my life over the last twenty years.  The connection got made because I’m working on a professional development opportunity for our school and I’m working with someone who … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Validation Required

This Sunday’s Nancy strip by Olivia Jaimes is simple but true.  Good use of pacing for such a comic, too. (image from gocomics.com)

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Normal for Some

One last back-to-school Frazz by Jef Mallett to wrap up the week. (image from gocomics.com)

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Leaning into Online Learning

Time continues to parse itself out in funny ways.  The work days are packed.  And then the afternoons and evenings just feel radically different, a weird balance of wound and unwound. We just announced that we will start concurrent learning … Continue reading

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