May 5, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Resourceful Reading Teachers 1: Four Resources Model of Reading

It’s easy to get lost in the maze of reading strategies, skills, practices, cycles, models and methodologies. How do you approach reading in the classroom? What are the most recent practices that offer solutions for reading tasks and ways into different types … Continue reading

April 19, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Piergiorgio Trevisan on bringing literature into the language classroom

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

February 11, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Motivation and Reading

How do you measure success and what motivates you to achieve your goals? Learner motivation theories have been a significant part of teacher training throught recent years and many theories  have evolved on this topic. However, one thing remains certain. … Continue reading

February 2, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Robert Campbell on bringing literature into the language class

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

January 26, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Literature of course!

When we discuss the importance of literature in the classroom, we all inevitably wish we had more time for reading. The benefits and relevance of literary texts and stories have been widely discussed in academic papers as well as on this blog. … Continue reading