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Gene Yang Gives TED Talk

As an advocate for comics since he bought a copy of DC Comics Presents #57 in 5th grade, Gene Yang gave a TED Talk about the use of comics in schools. Yang, an instructor for the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults, spoke about how he incorporated comics into classes during his 17 years as a high school teacher, and he showed strategies that other educators are utilizing. You can watch the full talk below: