April 11, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The Secret Agent in the English classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … Continue reading

March 20, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin in the classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … Continue reading

February 14, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Sherlock Holmes and the Stolen Jewels in the classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … Continue reading

February 7, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The Big Book Reading Experience

When I remember memorable shared book experiences, either as a child or as a teacher, I see readers completely lost in the books they are reading, pointing at the details on the pages, turning the pages back and forth, asking … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: active reading in Austria

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use storytelling to set up reading programmes and creative programmes, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We would like to share real examples from … Continue reading