Teachers & Librarians

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Book of the Month: Guardians of the Wild Unicorns

Win one of five free copies of Lindsay Littleson's latest book, Guardians of the Wild Unicorns

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Gareth WIlliams

"Why I Read" - Skyscanner Founder Gareth Williams

Gareth Williams, co-founder of Skyscanner, tells us how important reading has been to his career

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Supporting Storytelling with Symbols

Claire Harrison from CALL Scotland explores how symbols can support reading and storytelling for pupils with additional support needs.

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Apps to support storytelling for pupils with additional support needs

Shirley Lawson from CALL Scotland explores the different apps available to assist story creation for pupils with additional support needs.

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Book of the Month: Black Snow Falling

Read about L.J. MacWhirter's debut novel, Black Snow Falling, and enter our competition to win one of five copies we have to giveaway!

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Promoting STEAM through books

Planning guidelines for promoting science subjects through books and reading

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Writing in Partnership: David and Catherine MacPhail

Author David MacPhail shares how he co-wrote White Feather with his mum, Catherine MacPhail.

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Shared Reading at Castleton Primary School

Teachers at Castleton Primary set up a shared reading project to get other year groups involved in gifting the P1 bag.

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Black History Month: Race to the Frozen North

To celebrate Black History Month, we asked author Catherine Johnson to write about forgotten heroes from history, and why they're so important.

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Lucinda Hare

The magic of imagination and why it’s important

Lucinda Hare is the author of the Dragonsdome Chronicles, and a passionate advocate for the benefits of creativity and imagination. In this blog post she explains why she believes space needs to be made in schools to nurture pupils' imagination.

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