Rereading the series as an educator reveals how much Rowling got right about teaching. This shouldn’t be a surprise since she was a teacher herself.
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J.K. Rowling was astute in creating parallels to Muggle education when writing about schools for wizards. The most obvious, and most critical, parallel is embodied in the character we all love to hate: Dolores Jane Umbridge.
Here are some fun ways to get into the Back-to-Hogwarts spirit from wherever you live!
Love it or hate it, we’ll soon be heading back to school and saying goodbye to summer, right? Not so fast. First you’ll need to sharpen your memory with this brand new “back to school”-themed quiz.
As many of us head back to school, it’s comforting to remember that no amount of first-day drama will ever compare with that experienced by Harry Potter.
Those of you who haven’t yet gotten your school supplies together for this year at Hogwarts (guess you’ll be arriving by flying car – the train left hours ago) will be excited to learn that Alivan’s is hosting a back-to-school sale on all their handcrafted wands this week only!
Forgot that you go back to Hogwarts on Tuesday? Don’t worry! We have all the school supplies you need to buy right here.
Summer is almost over… and that means it’s almost time for the Back to School event at the London Studio Tour! Starting September 10 and running through September 20, the return of this popular feature will allow visitors to take part in design and story-boarding workshops.
We’re used to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter putting on spectacular and fun events for visitors during school holidays, and this summer the Studio Tour will not disappoint.