Second- and third-grade students in instructor Rachel Hobbs’s comics class learned all about reading and making comics. Using online software and the program ComicLife, students combined their own drawings and photographs that they both took themselves and researched online into several comic stories.

Below is an example of one of Ms. Rachel’s lessons captured by our full-time videographer, Temple University MFA student Natasha Ngaiza, who documented over 35 hours of classroom practice this past summer. We’re only starting to unpack and edit some of this footage — a combination of observational documentary, student and instructor interviews, and high-quality student video production — but it provides great insights into what media literacy education looks like in elementary enrichment.

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