New Publication – The Show Must Go On

Meet Melanie; a young aspiring actress with an unconditional love for life. She wants to travel, go to school, make new acquaintances, star in Broadway, but wait… how can she do all that if she’s in a hospital bed?

All profits of this book will be donated to the aid of children with cancer.

I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the realization of this endeavor, all of whom worked for free or for a symbolic minimum fee.

FREE download (PDF):

For donations, click the following link: ELPIDA Association

You may contribute to this cause with a minimum donation of 2€ by choosing any of the payment methods mentioned in their official website: www.elpida.org/donations/
Even if you can’t contribute, you can still download the book for free.

Author: Katherine Reilly

Illustrator: Lamya Muhammad Sharaby

Designer: Noha Amin

Printer: MS Press SA

Copyright © 2021 by Katherine Reilly

ISBN: 978-618-85446-0-4

Red Balloons, London T-Shirts and Open Doors: The Experiences of an Oral Examiner

“Look at the following pictures. I would like you to describe them for me please,” I asked as I handed the candidate the photos. As he spoke, I couldn’t help but wonder what I would have said if our positions were reversed. Some pictures are so vague, I actually feel sorry for the test takers. How long and to what extent can you describe a red balloon? The student had already started trembling as I urged him to continue with his description, so as to meet the time restrictions imposed by the university. To his merit, he did quite well as he expanded the description to how the image made him feel.

By Katherine Reilly, Author, Teacher Trainer

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TEDEd Lesson For Use in Class – Cavities

When a team of archeologists recently came across some 15,000-year-old human remains, they made an interesting discovery: the teeth of those ancient humans were riddled with holes. So what causes cavities, and how can we avoid them? Mel Rosenberg takes us inside our teeth to find out. Lesson by Mel Rosenberg, animation by Andrew Foerster.

Click on the link to access the full lesson:

https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-causes-cavities-mel-rosenberg#watch