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Encouraging creativity in the classroom

Creativity is not a fixed element – it is a highly sought after way of thinking that can be taught in the classroom. Even the teachers who don’t consider themselves creative can incorporate creativity in the classroom. But what’s the fuss you ask? Creativity leads to better problem solving and many fields of work require…

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Back to school after COVID-19

COVID-19 was a disruption for nearly all industries earlier this year. As we see a lift in the restrictions, teachers and students are slowly heading back to school. Getting your students back in focus will remain key during this transitional phase. Below are some helpful tips for adjusting to a new normal: Routines Humans crave…

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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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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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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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