Posts by Kristy Lam

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…

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When learning is fun, it’s easy

LiteracyPlanet has always been dedicated to making learning fun for students; we understand that when learning is enjoyable, it’s much easier to stick with it and see real results. We have designed many of the features in our program to be fun for students – from the bright and engaging graphics to a series of…

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A look at Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning is the heart of personalised English Literacy Learning with LiteracyPlanet Adaptive Revision, or Adaptive Learning, is an evidence-based learning technique that is built into our platform to maximise student learning outcomes and reduce teachers’ content preparation workload. LiteracyPlanet Learning Missions contain three-stages of content: 1. Learn 2. Practise 3. Test These Missions are…

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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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LiteracyPlanet attends GESS Indonesia

GESS Indonesia is the leading education conference & exhibition in the ASEAN region, so LiteracyPlanet was thrilled to attend for the first time this year. The three day conference includes inspirational talks and hands-on workshops led by global industry leaders. With representatives from 92 countries and over 500 brands exhibiting the latest and most innovative…

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Word Mania Australia and New Zealand 2019 champions announced!

Australia and New Zealand’s biggest literacy competition has wrapped up for 2019! More than 2000 schools improved their literacy outcomes by participating in Word Mania this year. Run by LiteracyPlanet for Years 1 to 9, Word Mania is based on a digital word building exercise that challenges students to think outside the box and create…

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LiteracyPlanet out and about in August

August

We’re well over halfway through the year and as always the LiteracyPlanet team is having an absolute blast helping improve English literacy outcomes around the world. See what the team has been up to here! Australia and New Zealand continue to impress in Word Mania Word Mania Australia New Zealand has been an incredible success…

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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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Out and about in July

It’s hard to believe, but we’re over halfway through 2019! July is always a busy time for the LiteracyPlanet team, but as always we’ve had an absolute ball helping students around the world engage with our program. See what the team has been up to in July. Australia and New Zealand on track for record-breaking…

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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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