Teaching through a Pop Culture Assemblage: The Necessary Complexity of Popular Culture in the Classroom

Room 303 - Education

Sunday June 17, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm

This lecture provokes a new conversation around what popular culture can and should be used to teach in the K-12 classroom. The applicability of using popular culture texts such as comics, games, cartoons, and films to teach a wide range of subject areas in undeniable. The work of Pop Culture Classroom and similar organizations and educators use popular culture as a means to engage and motivate students.