Simon Beale shares how being part o a History Teacher Book Club had a dramatic impact on his historical scholarship and introducing new ideas to the classroom.
To celebrate International Story Day on 20 March, children’ author Linda Strachan reminds us why the stories we share are so essential to our development and wellbeing.
Mary Myatt looks at the benefits of slow and fast reading for pupils of all ages.
Andy McHugh shares five of the best books he has read and applied to his own teaching over the past year.
Elli Narewska discusses the importance of teaching children how to question news sources.
Give a Book tell us about the work they do with to promote and facilitate reading by working with schools, local communities and partnering with other organisations.
Listening Book's Amy Flinders shares how audiobooks can help students re-connect with reading and the impact they have on understanding, confidence and well-being.
Co-founder, Alan Terry, shares what the Reading List Foundation does to support exceptional Year 13 students going to university.
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
It has been a very unusual time since March as the whole world has been turned upside down. The events of lockdown and planning the return to school have necessitated changes that no-one could have predicted six months ago. Along with other education-focused blogs, over the last few months CLA has been keen to share … Continue reading Lockdown Literature: Recent posts relating to lockdown