June 5, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Stories that support language and thinking development

A need for stories Stories help us meaningfully organize our experiences, no matter how old we are or what language we speak. When we think about the importance of stories in our everyday life as language teachers, it feels natural … Continue reading

May 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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A love of libraries: library activities for young learners

There are lots of exciting ways to end the school term or start a holiday course. One of them is taking young learners to your local or school library. In our series about libraries, we will guide you through some … Continue reading

February 28, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Deborah’s dreams: how stories can make a difference

The graphic novel Jane, the Fox & Me by Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault shows us that books and reading can work as protective shields, safe zones and islands of self-discovery. Of course, reading has more dimensions than those. Books can … Continue reading

November 27, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Young learner projects for cold days and holidays

The year is coming to an end and our students are distracted by all the celebrations that this season brings so we need the most playful activities to keep the language they have learnt during the school term alive and … Continue reading

November 6, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Lighting up Children’s Lit: Maurice Sendak

The people who made a difference: 4) Maurice Sendak “Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children’s letters — sometimes very hastily — but this … Continue reading