June 8, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Teacher’s Holiday Relax & Recharge Package

What are the most inviting things on your imaginary (or real) holiday to-do list? Most people in education will mention ‘reading’ among their most anticipated holiday activities. Although reading is one of the skills teachers most often engage in, it is … Continue reading

September 1, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Making Videos in the Reading Class

This week we look at ways of using videos in the English language class and showcase a video-making project based on Helbling Readers and Young Readers. Videos are great resources as they provide a multi-sensory experience, while setting the context and characters 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

August 1, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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A Literary Trip to Yorkshire

“That was his most perfect idea of heaven’s happiness: mine was rocking in a rustling green tree, with a west wind blowing, and bright white clouds flitting rapidly above; and not only larks, but throstles, and blackbirds, and linnets, and … Continue reading

July 28, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Have Fun with Books on Paperback Book Day

Do you prefer paperback or hardcover books? What are the advantages of having paperback books? Now we can carry around hundreds if not thousands of books on our e-readers, in 1935 the paperback book revolution changed publishing forever, bringing books to the general … Continue reading