in Science Education
Authors: John Dabell, Brenda Keogh & Stuart Naylor
See Concept Cartoons
in Mathematics Education
in Science Education
Book & CD, available separately or as a bundle
The Book and CD contain 120 Concept
Cartoons covering the main areas of science.
Single User CD
deceptively simple strategy transforms the way learners engage in their
and promotes more effective teaching, learning and assessment in
mathematics and science.
They are most suitable for pupils
ages 8-14, but can be used outside this age range.
Background text, written in pupil-friendly language, is available for
each Concept Cartoon. This suggests possible follow up activities and
explains the math or science behind the different alternatives and
possible answers. The book contains black and white photocopiable pages.
The interactivity of the CD enables the speech bubbles to be changed and
modified. A blank speech bubble encourages learners to add additional
ideas. The level of demand of many of the Concept Cartoons can be
adjusted by changing the central information and the text in the speech
Ideal for STEM instruction. This is an integrated/
interrelated product that bridges Science, Technology, Engineering, and
The CD is available two
license forms: Single User License and Site License.
A typical Concept Cartoon®
has the following features:
representation of ideas
● Minimal text, in dialogue form
● Alternative viewpoints on the situation
● Ideas are applied in everyday situations
● The generally acceptable viewpoint is included
in the alternatives
● The alternatives are given equal status
Are available with follow up notes background notes for teachers
Concept Cartoons have been thoroughly researched in classrooms
around the world. Simple cartoon-style drawings present learners with
their own misconceptions and generate discussion and argument. They are
remarkably easy to use in the classroom as a part of normal teaching.
John Dabell is an experienced primary
teacher, Ofsted trained inspector, writer and freelance numeracy
The late Brenda Keogh was a
Director of Millgate House Education. Brenda has been an
inspirational writer and teacher who has touched and transformed the
lives of teachers and learners all over the world. She leaves a
lasting legacy that will continue to influence classrooms for years
Stuart Naylor is a Director of
Millgate House Education. His main roles are running courses for
teachers in the UK and internationally, consultancy, writing new
publications and research.