April 18, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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A Connecticut Yankee 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

April 11, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Doctor Dolittle projects for 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

January 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading

January 22, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading

September 20, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Extending reading through projects with young learners

How can you make reading with young learners as interactive and fun as possible? One way to make the reading experience more memorable is by extending it through projects. Arts and crafts projects create excellent opportunities to recycle vocabulary learnt … Continue reading