January 10, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: a reading project from Turkey

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

October 25, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Passionate about Pride and Prejudice

Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have become such familiar names for so many of us that we feel as if we know them and most likely our students do, too. Teaching with literature, and especially teaching with Jane Austen’s works is fun, just think of how entertaining, witty and … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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The Railway Children

 The Railway Children, written by E Nesbit was published in 1906, is one of the best-loved children’s stories of all time.  It was one of the first children’s stories to have real characters and be set in the real world and … Continue reading

October 15, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Anne of Green Gables Projects for the English Class

From Canada all the way to Japan, Anne (with an’e’) Shirley is one of the most popular characters of children’s literature. Many of us might want to travel to Prince Edward Island just to see the countryside we explored with … Continue reading