March 29, 2017
by Nora Nagy

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

April 5, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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World Health Day lesson tip: Reading is healthy!

What are good readers like? Avid? Fast? Slow? Regular? Happy? Satisfied? Critical? Relaxed? Nice? Smart? What about healthy? What happens when we read? We usually find a comfortable position, maybe out on some music and prepare our favourite drink. Sound familiar? Not a bad … Continue reading

October 8, 2015
by Nora Nagy

Man or Monster: Frankenstein in the Classroom

Say the name ‘Frankenstein’ in your class, and it will spark a reaction in every student. They might have a general idea of the story or they might associate the name with the monster in the book. Your students may know little, but they … Continue reading