January 18, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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A love of libraries: 10 things to consider when building a classroom library

The wonder of libraries never ceases to amaze us. The earlier we start visiting these wonderful places with students, the more confident and enthusiastic they will become about spending time in them. In the second part of our series on … Continue reading

September 11, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Keep reading: 5 basic projects for the new term

Starting a reading project is always a good idea and the beginning of the new term is defnitely the perfect time to start planning one. We have collected five simple but inspiring ideas for your teen and adult classes. You … Continue reading

August 24, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: creativity and reading in Germany

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use stories and storytelling to set up reading programmes and creative projects, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We share real examples from real … Continue reading

May 9, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Three projects with Peter Pan

“Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning.” The story of Peter Pan, Wendy and Tinker Bell is an all-time favourite for many readers, both young and old, and its numerous adaptations have made it a popular both … Continue reading

November 2, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Five new classics to explore 3: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

When we open a classical novel, we open the door to multiple worlds (historical, geographical, literary, psychological and philosophical) to explore. It is exciting to see what each title means to us, who the author is, how the books were … Continue reading