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Reading strategies checklist for primary

Reading strategies checklist for primary

Reading is something we often take for granted, but in order for our primary students to really get to grips with a text, they may need some help and guidance. Whether students are proficient readers in English or whether they are just starting their reading journey,...
6 romantic Readers and classroom ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day

6 romantic Readers and classroom ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air on February 14th and there are hearts, red roses, and boxes of chocolates across the globe. We’re ready for the big day here and to get you feeling romantic, here are 6 of our favorite love stories for learners of all ages and levels. There are lots...
3 fun reading activities to celebrate Charles Dickens’ birthday

3 fun reading activities to celebrate Charles Dickens’ birthday

Charles Dickens was an outstanding storyteller who created some of the most incredible and beloved characters of Victorian-age Britain. Who hasn’t felt sympathy for the young orphan Oliver Twist, feared the mean, old Ebenezer Scrooge, or been surprised by the...
The art of storytelling with Anna Hasper

The art of storytelling with Anna Hasper

Storytelling is one of the oldest and most powerful ways of sharing ideas and transferring knowledge from one generation to the next. It brings people together as they sit and listen to the storyteller, hanging on their every word and enjoying the events as they...
What did our learners love reading in 2018?

What did our learners love reading in 2018?

2018 was a year of reading, of exciting tales of adventure, of growing up, of friendship and of reflection. Our learners, young and old, loved the classic stories, exercises and audio resources provided alongside our Graded Readers. They learned a lot of new...

The word gap; challenges, impact and how to bridge the gap!

“The limits of my language are the limits of my world” – Wittgenstein By now I’m sure you have heard of the word gap and how learners’ limited vocabulary in mainstream upper-primary and secondary education has a negative impact on overall performance in the classroom....