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.

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…

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…

LiteracyPlanet efficacy study meets ESSA rating evidence standards

PricewaterhouseCoopers LiteracyPlanet efficacy study has been proven to meet ESSA rating evidence standards. LiteracyPlanet partnered with Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) to undertake an immense, ambitious project: analyze the efficacy of LiteracyPlanet’s digital programmes to provide an informed view of what is working well.  PwC analyzed LiteracyPlanet program information that corresponded to student’s scores and usage levels…

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…

LiteracyPlanet out and about in 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…

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…

LiteracyPlanet and adaptive learning

Find out how LiteracyPlanet’s upcoming adaptive learning platform will save your students time in the classroom, and help improve your teaching. One of the most time-consuming aspects of a teachers’ job is determining what to teach, based on the unique needs of individual students and the objectives of the curriculum. Sometimes this process can be…

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