Calvin and Hobbes at school

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A collection of Calvin and Hobbes comic strips to use in the classroom

Calvin has never enjoyed much about school: the bullying, the homework, and perhaps his least favourite of all, the tests. He certainly is creative though, and comes up with some gems for answers.

 

And speaking of trick questions, perhaps . . . → Read More: Calvin and Hobbes at school

The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book – Review

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The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

Recently I was asked by someone what book I would bring with me if I was going to be stuck on an island for eternity. I thought about it for a long while before deciding on The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book. I had toyed with the . . . → Read More: The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book – Review

Calvin and Hobbes – How Calvin Writes Exams

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Calvin has never enjoyed much about school: the bullying, the homework, and perhaps his least favourite of all, the tests. He certainly is creative though, and comes up with some gems for answers.

Calvin shows his creativity while writing math tests:

 

And speaking of trick questions, perhaps he relies on Susie Derkins . . . → Read More: Calvin and Hobbes – How Calvin Writes Exams

Calvin and Hobbes on Math

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Like many students, Calvin has never been confident with numbers. He’s often forced to ask Susie Derkins for answers in class, and makes full use of his surprisingly math-literate tiger, Hobbes, for homework help. I’ve shown some of these C & H strips before a lesson as a way to try to illustrate the somewhat . . . → Read More: Calvin and Hobbes on Math

The Educational Wisdom of Calvin and Hobbes

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I recently picked up a couple of old Calvin and Hobbes books from the newly re-opened Book Warehouse on Broadway, and have since put aside my “grown-up books” to read one of my favourite comic strips of all time. What amazes me about Bill Watterson’s creation is just how timeless it is. Nothing seems dated, . . . → Read More: The Educational Wisdom of Calvin and Hobbes