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Maximize Your Flipped Classroom with These 8 Handy Hints - itslearning - us

In a flipped classroom, <b>students explore concepts and review materials at home</b> so they are better prepared to engage in <b>collaborative and hands-on work</b> …

Soman Chainani: 'I felt like fairy tales had been hijacked so thoroughly by Disney'

<b>If you were a student at The School for Good and Evil what kind of ranking would you have, would you be a leader, a henchman or a mogriff?</b><p>There’s no denying that I’m quite an obsessive, over-disciplined student. I enjoy working more than I think is healthy. So even if being a Leader does have a …

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You Can Now Have Dinner in the Great Hall at Hogwarts

Warner Bros. Studio Tour in London, home to sets from all the Harry Potter films, is launching something extra special this holiday season: Dinner in …

Rick Riordan: Storyteller of the Gods

A decade ago, Rick Riordan hadn’t written a children’s book. But he did have a contract to write another installment in his popular mystery series …

Girls behaving badly – the thrilling rise of the YA antiheroine

Antiheroes don’t feature in a lot of kids’ or young adult fiction. Likability, someone to root for, victims of clear-cut injustice – classic main characters tend to the plucky and put-upon, à la Harry Potter or Sara Crewe. And dislikable, amoral, even monstrous girls are especially few and far …

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Rick Riordan: 'I’ve loved mythology since I was a child'

<b>I’ve been lucky enough to read an advance copy of your new book Magnus Chase and The Sword of Summer. It’s based on Norse mythology so first of all I’m desperate to ask you some questions about that. My favourite God in your book is Thor, I love how he watches TV on his hammer. Which is yours and</b> …

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Butterbeers and broomsticks: where to visit in the Harry Potter universe

Harry Potter fans, rejoice! Warner Bros Studio Tours have just announced that you can enjoy Christmas dinner in none other than Hogwarts’ famous Great Hall this December. There’s only one slight catch – it’s a pretty substantial £230 per head. Oh, and you also have have to be over 18 to be allowed …

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See 4 never-before-seen images from the illustrated 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

Jim Kay’s breathtaking illustrations from <i>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated Edition</i> (out Oct. 6) have been trickling over from …

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What's the best poetry for children?

I always read loads of poetry books when I was little, picture books like The Gruffalo, and I loved them. I love writing my own poetry now, but where can I find books for my in- between age of 10? I’m too old for little kids’ poetry and not quite old enough for teen poems and adult. I don’t need …

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Joseph Coelho’s top 10 new poetry books every child must read

Here are my top 10 new poetry books that every child must read. These are books that will both delight and challenge the very young child and the older (cooler) kid. I’ve split the list into two sets of five. The first five are poetry books suitable for the very young. These are books to be pored …

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