FREE eBOOK and AUDIO about Charles Dickens for December
Just in time for Christmas!
Known as one of the most popular English novelists of all time, Charles Dickens published ‘A Christmas Carol’ on 19 December 1843. 'Oliver Twist', 'The Pickwick Papers' and 'Nicholas Nickelby' are further great, memorable titles. The magic of Dickens has touched many hearts and his legacy lives on today in film, on stage and in print. His vivid descriptions take us directly back to a London where dreadful conditions prevailed. His works helped to increase awareness and he was the voice of a poverty stricken London. Get to know his own inspirational story over the holidays in this FREE eBOOK or AUDIO by clicking HERE.
Gifts, food, conversation, time, careers and Walt Disney all tied up with a little ’Love!’ That’s just a glimpse of the topics we have covered in this month’s newsletter. This special month is a busy time and an opportunity to reflect on the year as it draws to an end. Read our festive news HERE and get some inspiration for Christmas.
How can students learn from Amazing People Avatars?
Case Study at Tahoma High School by teacher Ken Loomis and author Dr Charles J Margerison
Through an educational innovation called a BioView® avatar, the students at Tahoma High School in the U.S ‘met’ Christopher Columbus! (BioView® is short for biographical interview and is presented in the form of an avatar video). The students were invited to watch the five minute Columbus interview, which was linked to images of his voyages. They were asked to follow in his 'footsteps' and imagine they were part of his crew. Click HERE to see this article and how you can bring this amazing learning tool into your classroom.If Christopher Columbus, the great explorer and navigator, arrived in your classroom, what would students ask him?
HOW AMAZING IS THAT?!
FREE eBook or Audio for November - ANDREW CARNEGIE
Born in Scotland and living in a shared weaver's cottage with his family, Andrew Carnegie eventually became one of America's wealthiest men. From telegraph messenger boy to entrepreneurial magnate, he generously donated millions of dollars to various projects, creating foundations and trusts. Andrew Carnegie's 'rags to riches' FREE eBook/audio is captivating and depicts a hard working, clever man whose wealth did not deter his generosity and thoughts of others. Register your email to access our ongoing 'promotions' on our website HERE.