This is an interesting infographic from Best Online Colleges, which describes the study of pop culture in education. It questions its relevance and goes through the pros and cons of studying modern cultural artefacts such as The Wire, The Simpsons and Aliens in the classroom Take a look, and let us know how, or if you use popular culture in your classroom in the comments below.
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