August 16, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Beyond the Moon: Two readers to travel in space

In the last on our series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, we present some Helbling readers which will launch you and your students into space. We have already looked at Moony Goes on Holiday this time we show you … Continue reading

August 8, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Beyond the Moon: Space projects for the language class

In our latest post on space travel we boldly go where no language class has gone before: to the outer regions of our solar system! Double page illustration from Paul learns to plan (The Thinking Train Series) written by Herbert Puchta … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Theme-based lessons for teens: Into the woods

Trees and forests are magical places in literature with a powerful symbolism. Apart from their essential role in our environment, they also have special significance in mythologies and cultures all over the world. A good way to learn about their environmental and … Continue reading

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

July 19, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Expedition Moon Project Lesson

How far away is the Moon? Would you like to go there? July 20th marks the day when the first man, Neil Armstrong, shortly followed by Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon. Both astronauts were part of the famous Apollo 11 … Continue reading