Teachers & Librarians

Mairi Hedderwick and Janice Forsyth on Authors Live

Discovering Island Life during Book Week Scotland

Miriam Morris gets a kid's-eye view of a special Mairi Hedderwick event

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The three pupils from Lochend High School working on their scripts

My Button's Popped: young playwrights at Lochend

Skye Loneragan on how she worked with Lochend pupils to create hard-hitting drama.

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John Fardell

Book Week Scotland: A Joint Reading Festival

Eastwood High School in East Renfrewshire are teaming up with a local primary school for a special celebration.

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Preparing for a Big Book Bash 'Bookwiz'!

Elgin Academy are preparing to have a whole-school book quiz for Book Week Scotland

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Tales from the Classroom: A 'souper' idea for interpreting poetry

English and Home Economics come together in this creative approach to National 5 Scots texts...

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Education Roundup: October

The latest book-based news, resources and lesson ideas from around the web.

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Older readers enjoying a picture book together

Using picture books with older readers

Using picture books with older readers builds confidence and can lead to rewarding shared reading projects.

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Beverley Naidoo

How Grangemouth High School celebrated Africa

A cross-curricular celebration of Africa, with stories at its heart

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Writing poetry based on war photography

English teacher Gordon Fisher has been asking his National 5 class to write poetry in response to war photography

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Marcus and Daliburgh School

Marcus Sedgwick's Western Isles Tour Journal

Five days on the islands with the author of She Is Not Invisible and Revolver...

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