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Five Tips for Embedding Tech in Your Classroom

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick If you’re looking for a few quick and easy tips to further embed technology into your…

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Word Mania Global 2019 Champions Announced!

That’s a wrap! The Global Edition of Word Mania, the world’s biggest literacy competition, is now complete. This latest competition was our Global Edition round that challenged 1,547 schools around the globe to improve their literacy outcomes by participating in the Word Mania fun. Word Mania is run by LiteracyPlanet for students in Grades 1…

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Word Mania is happening now!

  Again, this year, LiteracyPlanet is hosting Word Mania, one of the biggest and most fun literacy competitions on the planet.  The Competition Round runs from November 4, 2019 – November 8, 2019, and The Final Round from November 12, 2019 – November 14, 2019.   This competition has students racing against the clock to…

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Social media guideline for teachers

In a world where food, dates, and flights are a couple of clicks away – it can all be very overwhelming. Especially when it comes to expressing yourself on the World Wide Web as a role model for children and young adults. Where is the line for social media? What do we share, what don’t…

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Winners! Academics’ Choice Smart Media Award 2019

LiteracyPlanet is pleased to announce that we have been honored with a Smart Media Academics’ Choice Award! The award is a prestigious seal of educational quality, reserved only for the best mind-building media and toys. The independent Academics’ Choice Awards program and its seal of excellence are recognized worldwide by consumers and educational institutions as…

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The Modern Library

As the World has just celebrated International Literacy Day for the 52nd year running, we thought it apt to celebrate the original haven of literacy… Libraries! The World’s first known library was founded in the 7th century, B.C, and for the thousands of years that have followed, libraries have remained integral to societies all over…

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LiteracyPlanet announces adaptive learning enhancements to its award winning online English platform

LiteracyPlanet has announced the release of a substantial upgrade to its leading English literacy platform. LiteracyPlanet is known for its comprehensive, engaging and effective online literacy program that is used by more than two million students in over 100 countries. Adam McArthur, CEO says: “We have been working on this upgrade for the last three…

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Social-Emotional Learning: Everyday LiteracyPlanet Instruction

Sharnell Jackson explains how LiteracyPlanet’s exercises weave social-emotional learning (SEL) into literacy instruction. Perseverance and resilience are core SEL skills that integrate well across all subject areas. While students are reading literature about a character’s challenging journey, or learning to persevere through difficult word games, resilience is always relevant to student’s in an adaptive gamified…

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Crystal Palace F.C. wins Word Mania Premier League

To say there’s always a lot going on at LiteracyPlanet would be quite an understatement. Earlier this year we ran a Word Mania competition for the English Premier League, where academy players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world were challenged to test their spelling skills. To make the grade in English…

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Informative blogs every teacher should follow

Whether you want to keep up with important industry news or simply need a bit of inspiration for a lesson plan, there’s no shortage of informative teacher blogs out there. So you don’t waste your time trawling the murky waters of the internet, we’ve created a shortlist containing six informative blogs every teacher should follow.…

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