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

November 7, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Music for your Reading Class

There is a characteristic many students share: they like and listen to a lot of music, and will probably  have a favourite song. Why not take advantage of this and use music as an inspiration for creative reading activities? Have … Continue reading

July 16, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Using the illustrations in graded readers – practical ideas and activities

• For exam preparation: PET and FCE; TOEFL and IELTS Speaking and Writing parts • To improve critical thinking and comprehension skills • To improve storytelling techniques (written and oral) • For vocabulary development • To trigger cross-curricular projects (Art, … Continue reading