Literacy articles

#CelebrateWithDE – School Library Month: Literature

#CelebrateWithDE – School Library Month: Literature

During School Library Month this April, Discovery Education joins teachers, students, parents, and communities in celebrating the essential role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning.

Teaching Shakespeare isn’t just for our Shakespeare 400 VFT

We hope that many of you will be joining us for our celebration of Shakespeare this Friday (22nd April) at 2:30pm BST. You can watch live or register for the on-demand version. We know that teaching Shakespeare is more than a one-day event though — you and your students learn about Shakespeare’s works at various

Digital literacy tips & tricks: Literacy fundamentals part 1 – Speaking and listening

Last literacy blog post I dived straight into a specific objective – homophones which appear in year 2, years 3&4 and years 5&6 and how images can support. This week I’m starting a 3 part post on the fundamentals of literacy beginning with speaking and listening. James Britton wrote in the 1980s about reading and

Digital literacy tips & tricks: Using images to teach homophones

We’re looking at homophones, which is under the curriculum topic of transcription, and has its own objective. Open the homophones image bank in KS1 spelling (there are four different image banks in this module). Either display or print off the images. Tip: if you reduce your screen display size, usually top right corner of browser,

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