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.

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 on…

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 build…

Social media guideline for teachers

In a world where food, dates, and flights are a couple of clicks away – it can all be very overwhelming. Especially when it comes to expressing yourself on the World Wide Web as a role model for children and young adults. Where is the line for social media? What do we share, what don’t…

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, Australia 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…

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…

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…

LiteracyPlanet celebrates 10 years since launching in schools

On the 15th of September 2009, LiteracyPlanet finished its final round of testing in Australian schools and was released for use across the country. Teachers were thrilled with how the program not only built on student’s literacy skills but how it engaged and motivated students to learn more. Shane Davis, Founder and Director of LiteracyPlanet,…

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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