Cartoons

Moving from Fiction to Non-Fiction

Moving from Fiction to Non-Fiction

Oh, my sides! So much to say about this cartoon from The New Yorker. The librarian is moving the following…
Face It: Emojis Could Be the Key To Learning

Face It: Emojis Could Be the Key To Learning

Human beings have gone from cave drawings to spoken language to written language to printed language to… emojis. Have we…
That Time Disney Made A Math Movie

That Time Disney Made A Math Movie

I had NO idea that this existed.  Disney made a half-hour movie about math (and other stuff too, like this).…
21st Century Learning as Envisioned in 1899

21st Century Learning as Envisioned in 1899

At first glance, this 19th century cartoon by Jean-Marc Cote seems way off the mark.  But, considering how technology tends…
Literacy and Immigration in 1916

Literacy and Immigration in 1916

Testing in schools can often sound simply a matter of objective measures.  But a closer look at history shows the…
Matisse’s Sketch of John Dewey

Matisse’s Sketch of John Dewey

Dewey’s wife called this 1931 illustration of the great education philosopher a “cartoon.” Via NYPL Digital Commons.
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