May 5, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Resourceful Reading Teachers 1: Four Resources Model of Reading

It’s easy to get lost in the maze of reading strategies, skills, practices, cycles, models and methodologies. How do you approach reading in the classroom? What are the most recent practices that offer solutions for reading tasks and ways into different types … Continue reading

April 29, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Colourful journeys

“First, the pulse of colour flooded the bay with blue, and the heart expanded with it and the body swam, only the next instant to be checked and chilled by the prickly blackness on the ruffled waves.” (To the Lighthouse … Continue reading

April 15, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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10 Fun Bookish Things to Do on April 23rd, World Book Day

What do you feel when you are surrounded by books? Excitement? Curiosity? A sense of adventure? On April 23rd take a trip to your favourite book place: a bookshop, a library, or your bookshelf in your own home. April 23rd is an important date … Continue reading

April 12, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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The Jungle Book in the cinemas and your classroom

The Jungle Book Disney film is going to hit cinemas worldwide in April, and the first reviews praise the film adaptation for its stunning visuals and the voices of excellent actors throughout the film. The story of Mowgli has been a successful … Continue reading

April 8, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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6 Activities for English Language Day on April 23rd

English Language Day at the United Nations is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as the birthday of William Shakespeare (1564). This day is also the day of of Shakespeare’s death (1616), and Saint George’s Day, which is the … Continue reading