July 9, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Looking together: word and image interplay in picture books

Picture books are rich resources for language development as well as visual literacy development, regardless of the age of your students. In a previous post we discussed some of the key elements of visual storytelling. Now we turn to the … Continue reading

June 20, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Looking together: visual storytelling in The Thinking Train stories

How do the visual elements in our picture book series, The Thinking Train influence reading experience and meaning-making? Each story in the now 20-book series is fully illustrated; both the images and the words engage the readers, and the interplay … Continue reading

February 19, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: The Age of Innocence

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which can become exciting … Continue reading

January 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading

January 22, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Five classics for 2019: The Adventures of Doctor Dolittle

We have five classics for you and your students to explore this year. When we read a story, we read so much more than the plot. Stories, and especially classics, open the door to multiple worlds, which we can become … Continue reading