February 7, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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The Big Book Reading Experience

When I remember memorable shared book experiences, either as a child or as a teacher, I see readers completely lost in the books they are reading, pointing at the details on the pages, turning the pages back and forth, asking … Continue reading

August 6, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Do you dare play in the Selfish Giant’s garden?

“Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.” Oscar Wilde Some of my most favourite reading memories are of me curled up with stories by Oscar Wilde. And I’m sure I’m … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Book Club and Reading Games 9: Flashcard fun, Audio challenge, Spot the genre

Games, especially when they are done in a relaxing moment (or, on the other hand, when you want to shake things up a bit) can help you create memorable moments in the English classroom. You can dedicate some time to … Continue reading