Posts by Samantha

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…

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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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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,…

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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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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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