LiteracyPlanet news and product updates.

LiteracyPlanet is the leading, online literacy resource for students in Australia and around the world. In this section you can keep up to date with that the LiteracyPlanet team has been up to, as well as some amazing updates we’ve make to our product. To learn more about how LiteracyPlanet can improve your students' English literacy skills, click here for an obligation-free demonstration.

Tips on creating lesson plans

Planning a lesson that is curriculum-aligned, engaging and memorable can be quite difficult, especially with limited time. Is it most effective to plan out week by week, month by month or the entire year? Here are some tips we’ve gathered from teachers.  1. Step back and analyse the curriculum. Give yourself some quiet time with…

LiteracyPlanet Attends EduTECH Asia for the Second Year!

On November 4 – 6, LiteracyPlanet attended EduTECH Asia 2019 in Singapore for our second year.EduTECH is Asia’s largest education conference/exhibition where leading solution providers showcased a wide range of technologies all aimed at helping Asian educators make education more relevant. Taking part helped LiteracyPlanet to: Connect with and understand the dynamic and growing Asian…

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…

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…

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 Years 1…

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 catching…

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…

4 ways to create a positive classroom culture

When the classroom is a place that students look forward to coming each day, it can have an exceptional impact on motivation, comprehension, and concentration. A consistent and positive classroom culture can go a long way in fostering a strong learning environment for students. But what are some practical examples of things you can do…

Corpus Christi Catholic High School uses LiteracyPlanet and flipped learning to achieve exceptional NAPLAN results

The Illawarra high school is bucking the trend of disappointing NAPLAN results in NSW, all thanks to flipped learning. Two years ago, the school implemented the flipped learning approach to literacy. They introduced a flipped learning studio where they create learning videos which feature on the school’s YouTube channel, Grammar, and Thongs. This has proved…

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