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Month: November 2015

Alpha by Barroux and Bessora: the story of an acquisition

Translation was a theme at this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival. In their words, ‘Talking Translation … champions the role of the translator and the creative, linguistic and political challenges required to take stories across borders.’ As part of the series, translators Sarah Ardizzone and Daniel Hahn ran a ‘Spectacular Translation Machine’ event at which […]

How to create a dyslexia-friendly classroom

It’s Dyslexia Awareness Week in Scotland! We’ve gone through the Barrington Stoke archives to find a great resource on making classrooms dyslexia friendly by Bernadette McLean, principal of The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. “The bonus of creating a dyslexia-friendly classroom is that it will facilitate learning for everyone in the school.” The Helen Arkell Dyslexia […]