Posts Tagged "literacy"

2016…what a year!

2016…what a year!

Lend Me Your Ears! Well. 2016. What a… year. Whilst it frequently felt like the wheels were coming off the world, it’s been an exciting time at now>press>play HQ as we continue our mission to make education fun, exciting and…

“High Ability Not Necessarily High Achievers” – A Conversation with Denise Yates, Potential Plus UK

“High Ability Not Necessarily High Achievers” – A Conversation with Denise Yates, Potential Plus UK

now>press>play recently had the pleasure of meeting with Denise Yates, Chief Executive of Potential Plus UK. We asked her to tell us more about Potential Plus and the work that the organisation does…. It is assumed that our highest ability…

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week

Next week is National Storytelling Week and boy, do we love stories! National Storytelling Week has been happening for 16 years. It is an annual event held by the Society of Storytelling where children and adults of all ages can…

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

Around 1 in 5 or 776 million adults worldwide can’t write their own name or read a line from a book (In the UK 1 in 6 people struggle with literacy). On 8th September each year the International Literacy Day encourages…

Top 5 reasons for schools to blog

Top 5 reasons for schools to blog

Blogging is all the rage nowadays and our children are digital natives. So we thought it would be a great idea to inspire your class to write by blogging. Here are some of the benefits to starting a classroom blog. 1) Social Skills and Confidence…