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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 1,534 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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LiteracyPlanet Attends Awards Ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Photography by Fergus Burnett   One of LiteracyPlanet’s own had an audience with The Duchess of Cornwall and other special guests at Buckingham Palace. Rob Mudie, LiteracyPlanet’s UK Education Content Specialist, attended the recent ceremony awarding and celebrating the winners of The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition for 2019. The event took place in the Grand…

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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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Halloween Is More Than Just Pumpkins

    It may have originated from ancient festivals and religious rituals, Halloween is still widely celebrated today in many countries around the globe.   In Ireland, Canada, and the United States, traditions include costume parties, trick-or-treating, pranks, and games and there appears to be a greater incidence of this mix of fright and fun…

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International Literacy Day 2019

There are many ways literacy is celebrated throughout the year, but no event is bigger than International Literacy Day (ILD). On September 8th, schools, libraries and organisations all around the world turned their focus to literacy. International Literacy Day is seen as a chance for governments and companies to show improvements in global literacy rates.…

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LiteracyPlanet : The evolution of our program

LiteracyPlanet was developed through various stages since 2011. It is now used by over 1m students across 70+ countries. While we have used various technologies to develop our program throughout this time, the majority of it has been using Adobe Flash. Adobe is planning on discontinuing ongoing development of Flash in December 2020, and its…

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10 steps to prepare your class for Word Mania Round 1

Word Mania 2018 is just over a week away! The world’s biggest online literacy competition is back. Word Mania 2018 is less than a week away and with £10,000 in prizes up for grabs students around the world are getting ready to participate in the word-building madness. And it’s not too late to join the…

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