Book Lovers Day 2020: Blogs that promote reading for pleasure

Book Lovers Day might be a US national holiday celebrated on 9 August, but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate and celebrate reading and literature in the UK too! Over the years, we’ve had some great blog posts about literacy and the importance of reading for pleasure. Recently, Egmont UK found that children’s reading for … Continue reading Book Lovers Day 2020: Blogs that promote reading for pleasure

Licence to Copy: How does copyright affect your use of books and resources?

The notion of copyright can be a bit daunting, and it’s sometimes tricky to understand how it relates to the classroom and learning resources. Most teachers will regularly use copyrighted materials as part of their daily teaching routine but aren’t necessarily aware of how copyright law affects them or if they need permission to use … Continue reading Licence to Copy: How does copyright affect your use of books and resources?

3 classroom activities for teaching copyright

It’s never too early to start teaching students about plagiarism and copyright, so we’ve put together 3 practical classroom activities that teachers can use to start discussions and raise awareness about copyright. 1. Who owns the copyright? This isn’t as obvious as it sounds and it’s not always as straightforward as an author writing a … Continue reading 3 classroom activities for teaching copyright