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Comic Books and Other Hooks 21st Century Education

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ISBN-10: 1491846259

ISBN-13: 9781491846254

Edition: 2013

Authors: Manfred J. von Vulte

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21st Century education is at the cross-roads. It can continue to be defined by a narrow scope, benefiting the median student who can muster moments of brilliance assisted by the technology he or she so easily wields, or it can salvage what was deemed noble by tradition and merge them with the modernistic tools and educational innovations of the new century. Education has reached a point where its students and parents have either seen the limitations of the system and accepted them, or have forged some external responses to them. These retorts can be seen in the following manifestations: the rise of after- school athletics, where sports are now played that have been deemed too aggressive for…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Manfred J. von Vulte (B.A., B.ED.,M.A.) is the Deputy Headmaster of Northmount School for Boys in Toronto and the Canadian Director of the Comic Book Project. Manfred has designed international museum education and taught in Germany in addition to his 14 years at Northmount School. He is also the published author of two books and numerous magazine articles. As a noted researcher and presenter on the value of comic books and literacy, Manfred has done several presentations at Northmount School and at the Toronto District School Board and other Boards of Education. He was born in Pointe Claire, Quebec, lived in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. He is a graduate of Francis…