August 11, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Expedition Sun Project Lesson

Last month we flew to the Moon and explored it through art, language, literature song and film. In August we travel to the Sun, which might be a bit farther away in distance, but much closer in our imagination. If a … Continue reading

April 29, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Colourful journeys

“First, the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam, only the next instant to be checked and chilled by the prickly blackness on the ruffled waves.” (To the Lighthouse … Continue reading

July 8, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Twice upon a time…

“For storytelling is always the art of repeating stories, and this art is lost when the stories are no longer retained. It is lost because there is no more weaving and spinning to go on while they are being listened … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Literary Meals Part 2: Cooking up a reading class

Last week we looked at examples of famous meals in four classic novels with some activity tips: A Christmas Carol, Little Women, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anne of Green Gables – Anne Arrives. Let’s explore four more classics today, this … Continue reading

December 15, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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The Magic of Winter: Art Classroom Activities and Resources

Most of us living in Europe haven’t seen much snow on the ground yet, and it is very unlikely that our readers in warmer climates will see any at all. So let’s invite the magic of winter into our classrooms … Continue reading