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

August 6, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Book Lovers Day

book lover = bibliophile: person who collects or has a great love of books August 9th is Book Lovers Day but of course for the bibliophile every day revolves around books. You don’t need to take a quiz to decide whether … Continue reading

May 15, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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UNESCO Arts Education Week 2014: Bring the Arts to Your School!

“As a vector of dialogue in the loftiest sense, art speeds up social inclusion and tolerance in our multicultural, connected societies. A painting, an artefact, a piece of ancestral music speak volumes about the history of civilizations and the ties … Continue reading