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LiteracyPlanet news and product updates.

LiteracyPlanet is the leading, online literacy resource for students in the United States. 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 made to our product. To learn more about how LiteracyPlanet can improve your students' English literacy skills, click here for a free demonstration.

LiteracyPlanet celebrates its 11th anniversary

LiteracyPlanet turns 11 this September! On the 15th of September, 2009, LiteracyPlanet made its mark on schools across the country. Since 2009, LiteracyPlanet has expanded into the US, UK and international markets and we are now teaching English literacy skills in over 100 countries across the world. Over the past 11 years, we have had…

Key takeaways from remote learning

Remote learning has become a new norm during the pandemic. As students become accustomed to learning online, it is helpful to have key principles in place for remote learning. Consider the following tips for a successful remote learning experience: Be flexible Let students control their pace of learning. Assign tasks and due dates but let…

Justifying resources in your school

It’s that time of year where programs and activities are being reviewed and justified. When accessing programs such as LiteracyPlanet, you need to know your return on investment. Doing a good audit of your programs is a good place to start to see if they’re helping or hindering your efforts. Consider the following: Be a…

Transforming the way children learn in Phnom Penh

LiteracyPlanet and Matesabroad have been working side by side for under a year, but have made leaps in this short time. Matesabroad is a grassroots Australian organisation that supports schools providing free education in the squatter communities of Phnom Penh. Previously up to half of the students in these communities did not complete primary school,…

Your guide to better literacy teaching

Teaching literacy can be difficult. It is more than teaching reading skills. Literacy includes reading, writing, comprehension, speaking and creating oral, visual and print texts. While it appears to be all-encompassing, there are a few techniques that can make the literacy teaching experience easier. Consider these tips: Prepare in advance It might go without saying…

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…

Word Mania — Exclusive Edition 2020 Champions Announced!

LiteracyPlanet’s Word Mania “Exclusive Edition 2020” has wrapped up with a bang! A total of 1,448 schools from 53 countries around the world joined in for 5 dynamic weeks from 25th May to compete for certificates and prizes. It was a close competition with over 56 million words built and 2.2 million games played!  This…

Your sneak peek into what’s next

We have something new coming your way! As of September, there will be a new program released with brand new features we know you’ll love. Here at LiteracyPlanet, we are all about making education fun, so that’s what we have endeavoured to do with our new program. Take a sneak peek… A new face lift…

Teaching emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence can help or hinder your performance and wellbeing as an adult. Generally speaking, we don’t associate emotional intelligence with children as we do with adults. Students can be overlooked, however, emotional intelligence can make a student thrive both in the classroom and outside at home and in the community. Emotional intelligence is described…

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