May 17, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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The Age of Innocence in the English classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … 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

November 21, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Meet the illustrator: Simone Manfrini

How do you illustrate a famous classic? What are the first steps you take in this exciting process? We talked to Simone Manfrini, the illustrator of our new classic reader, The Age of Innocence written by Edith Wharton. This novel … Continue reading