September 20, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Extending reading through projects with young learners

How can you make reading with young learners as interactive and fun as possible? One way to make the reading experience more memorable is by extending it through projects. Arts and crafts projects create excellent opportunities to recycle vocabulary learnt … 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

December 15, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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The Magic of Winter: Art Classroom Activities and Resources

Most of us living in Europe haven’t seen much snow on the ground yet, and it is very unlikely that our readers in warmer climates will see any at all. So let’s invite the magic of winter into our classrooms … Continue reading

May 15, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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UNESCO Arts Education Week 2014: Bring the Arts to Your School!

“As a vector of dialogue in the loftiest sense, art speeds up social inclusion and tolerance in our multicultural, connected societies. A painting, an artefact, a piece of ancestral music speak volumes about the history of civilizations and the ties … Continue reading