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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.

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…

How to re-engage students after lockdown

Approaching school post-lockdown is challenging for some students. These students have had the opportunity to access home-schooling for the potential first time in their life. But as normal life resumes, students are going to have to remember what attending school feels like again. The challenge now lies amongst educators to get kids back into their…

What’s new for LiteracyPlanet

We are always endeavouring to improve our product, that’s why we are excited to share an update to our new program. There are new additions and improvements which will be covered below. What is new? The program encourages personalisation of student learning pathways and allows teachers to interpret student progress and performance in an easy…

Back to school after COVID-19

COVID-19 was a disruption for nearly all industries earlier this year. As we see a lift in the restrictions, teachers and students are slowly heading back to school. Getting your students back in focus will remain key during this transitional phase. Below are some helpful tips for adjusting to a new normal: Routines Humans crave…

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