August 8, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Cats in fiction and in the classroom

How many famous cats can you list off the top of your head? As we started thinking about our favourite fictional and real feline friends, we realized that there are quite a lot of them. Not only are cats mythological … Continue reading

May 17, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Talking Sense and Sensibility 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

May 9, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Three projects with Peter Pan

“Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.” The story of Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinker Bell is an all-time favourite for many readers, both young and old, and its numerous adaptations have made it a popular both … Continue reading

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

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