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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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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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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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Homework: How to make it work at home

In many households ‘homework’ can be a scary word. It can cause stress, anxiety and panic in both children and parents. Here is a simple guide to coping with those after school assignments in the most effective way. Routine: Having a routine for completing homework is essential. By setting up a regular place and time…

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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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