June 10, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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10 Things To Do During the Holidays

The holidays are here, and after the busy days of school we all need some time to relax. However, after a week or two we begin to seek holiday activities because relaxation does not equal inactivity, especially for active teens … Continue reading

June 6, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Holiday Time, Time to Read: Resources for You and Your Classes

We talk about the summer slide as a big threat for our students, and teachers also need some inspiration throughout these holiday weeks. Here is a collection of ideas for you and your students. Here is a selection of holiday … Continue reading

May 27, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Going Digital inside (and outside) the English Classroom Part 2: Collaboration

Group work and student collaboration projects have long been  successful strategies in our classroom management practices. By assigning group projects to our classes, we encourage collaborative attitudes, and we prepare our students for team work in the workplace. In these … Continue reading

June 24, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Reading in holiday courses – the fun factor

English courses run all year round. After the school term  intensive holiday courses have begun and we all know that they should be a little bit more fun, more relaxed, more entertaining than the standard school courses. As a teacher … Continue reading