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 make to our product. To learn more about how LiteracyPlanet can improve your students' English literacy skills, click here for an obligation-free demonstration.

Experienced Teachers Share Useful Advice for New Teachers

A while ago, we asked this question on our Facebook page: what advice would you give to a new teacher? The answers we got were so great, we thought we’d share them with you here – noting some of the common themes that came through! Differentiate your teaching “Treat each child as an individual and…

Out and about in April!

April has been a massive month for the LiteracyPlanet team! We’ve hit the road, visiting schools around the world to provide in-depth training and share some of LiteracyPlanet’s incredible new features. Here are a few highlights from the last few weeks at LP: LiteracyPlanet named Best Online Literacy Solution at BESSIE Awards LiteracyPlanet has been…

LiteracyPlanet named Best Online Literacy Solution at BESSIE Awards

LiteracyPlanet has been named winner of the 25th Annual Best Education Software (BESSIE) Award in the Upper Elementary Online Literacy Category! The BESSIE Awards are run by The ComputED Gazette and are designed to recognise innovative, content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology they need to foster academic excellence. The…

Word Mania USA 2019 Winners Announced!

Students created over 6,000,000 words as part of the most fun online spelling competition in the United States. After two weeks of competition, LiteracyPlanet has officially announced the winners of Word Mania USA for 2019! Word Mania was a hit at Matilda Harris Elementary School! Students from all 50 states took part in the fun…

LiteracyPlanet at Bret Harte Elementary School

LiteracyPlanet was delighted to be part of Chicago Literacy Alliance’s (CLA) Literacy Night at Bret Harte Elementary School last week. Literacy Nights are one of the CLA’s signature programs and these events have helped thousands of people discover literacy support activities in the Chicago area. These nights are commonly held at schools, community centers and…

Word Mania USA Leaderboards are now live!

It’s official – we’re getting to the pointy end of the Word Mania USA Practice Round! With just two weeks to go until Word Mania USA officially begins, students around the United States are sharpening their spelling skills for the chance to win a share in $10,000 in prizes for their school. The top-performing schools…

10 tips to prepare your class for Word Mania USA!

The biggest online literacy competition in the United States has officially begun! Word Mania’s Practice Round has officially started and with $10,000 in prizes up for grades students around the US are getting ready to participate in the word-building madness. Now is the perfect time to join the fun and sign up! So, how do…

Calling all students to join Word Mania USA

Students are invited to compete in a free, fun online literacy challenge to win up to $10,000 in prizes for their school. Word Mania, the world’s biggest online literacy competition, has arrived in the United States, with students invited to join the fun for the chance to win up to $10,000 in prizes for their school.…

Welcome to 2019 from LiteracyPlanet

As we get started for 2019 we’d like to take a moment to thank every school, teacher, parent and tutor for being part of the LiteracyPlanet family. 2018 was one of the biggest ever for LiteracyPlanet and we’ve been proud to continue to deliver one of the world’s premier online English literacy resources. Here’s a…

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